Peoplelink: The Blog!

  • Peoplelink Announces July Shining Star

    June 30, 2011

      Peoplelink is happy to announce that Ms. Andrea Stull has been chosen as July’s Shining Star employee. Andrea works at Cargill Kitchen Solutions in Lake Odessa, Michigan. She reports to the Greenville, Michigan, Peoplelink branch office. Andrea started her employment with Peoplelink back in April, 2010, by being “on call” for Cargill. This is a very challenging role, since

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  • Finding a job after long-term unemployment.

    June 30, 2011

    Though long-term unemployment can be dispiriting, finding a good position is not only possible, but likely by applying some tried-and-true methods: Spend your downtime well—Volunteer for a non-paying position that makes use of your education and experience and may even add to your skills. If you are a paralegal, offer your services at the local courthouse or hone your sales

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  • Think Your Interview Went Poorly? Check Out These Strange Interview Responses.

    June 21, 2011

    When conducting interviews, it’s just the nature of the job that you run into some interesting people. While some candidates use perfectly-rehearsed responses to increase their chances of landing their next job, others try to wing it and be as genuine as possible. And then there’s the other people. Some candidates really do wing it, and their responses can be

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  • Conducting an Interview? Here are 3 Questions You Should Never Ask.

    June 12, 2011

    Hiring new employees for your organization requires a great deal of work and time. Interviewing candidates, although a time-consuming task, is an essential component to the hiring process. When conducting interviews; however, it’s important to avoid asking any illegal or discriminatory questions. Here are some questions to avoid. Although it is unlikely you would deliberately ask any potentially illegal or

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  • Searching for the Best Talent? Look for These Top 3 Traits of Overachievers.

    June 6, 2011

    Hiring new employees can a time-consuming and stressful task. And the risk of making a bad hire, after sorting through hundreds of resumes and conducting dozens of interviews, is a real risk of the hiring process. Finding overachievers is key to your organizational success. Spotting overachievers, professionals ready to make an immediate and long-term impact on your business, can mean

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  • Using Temp-to-Hire As an Effective Staffing Solution

    May 22, 2011

    It can be difficult to know everything you need to know by reviewing a resume and asking a few questions in an interview. Temp-to-hire services can be a great tool in your hiring arsenal, providing an opportunity to test a candidate through real-world, on-the-job experience. Temp-to-hire offers a low-investment way to ensure you are truly making the best hire for

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