How To Make Your Warehouse Jobs Sound More Desirable

Filling warehouse jobs can be challenging. After all, working in a warehouse isn’t most people’s first choice. However, finding employees isn’t an impossible task. Sometimes, using a slightly different approach makes all the difference. Use these five strategies to craft more appealing job descriptions that attract the right candidates. Give the Job Meaning Warehouse workers… Read More »

Stand Out Against Your Competitors & Land the Job!

If you’re hoping for a job offer, what’s the best way to succeed? Make sure the hiring manager remembers you (for good reasons, of course). Use these tips to set yourself apart from the competition. Do Your Homework Learning about a company before your interview puts you at a definite advantage. You’ll be able to… Read More »

5 Ways to Keep Your Mental Health in Check

Most of us recognize the importance of staying physically healthy, but when’s the last time you gave yourself a mental checkup? After all, life can get stressful. And, that stress can take a toll. Here are five strategies to keep your mind, as well as your body, in top condition. Exercise Of course, exercise helps… Read More »

How Often Does My Resume Need to Be Updated?

Especially if you are currently working, reviewing your resume is probably at the bottom of your priority list. But things can change quickly. If you find yourself up for a promotion, ready to launch a job search or even unexpectedly unemployed, having an up-to-date resume will work to your advantage. So, how often should you… Read More »

Tips to Maintaining a Positive Work-Life Balance on the Night Shift

Maintaining a quality work-life balance can be challenging for regular nine to five employees. And, when you’re working second or third shift, this balancing act becomes even more difficult. Whether you’re on the night shift by choice or necessity, here’s how to make the most out of your schedule. Block Out a Time for Sleep… Read More »

So, You Made a Bad Hire… Now What?

You added a new employee to your team. You thought they would be a great fit, but things aren’t working out as planned. Uh oh. Now what? Sometimes, despite all the best recruiting efforts, bad hires happen. And, although you can’t guarantee a perfect record, you can minimize the effects of mistakes. Don’t Delay Addressing… Read More »

How Do I Know What Questions to Ask in An Interview?

If you’ve ever been to an interview, you know the drill. As the session is winding down, someone usually says, “Do you have any questions?” Well, do you? Your answer should be a definite YES! Asking smart and insightful questions makes you look like a stronger candidate. Plus, interviews are meant to be a two-way… Read More »

Go paperless: Sign up to get your W-2 tax form electronically

2020 W-2 statements are available online in the Employee Portal.  If you have not signed up for an electronic copy of your W-2 form, contact FirstStaff for assistance. FirstStaff is required by IRS regulations to send employees a paper W-2 form unless they consent to receive their W-2 form in an electronic-only format. Once consent… Read More »

How Can You Turn Your Gig into Long-Term Job?

Are you doing freelance, contract or temporary work at a fantastic organization? Do you wish you could turn your gig into a full-time position? Maybe you can.   Follow these five steps to improve your chances.  1. Be Reliable Even though you aren’t a permanent employee, the company is counting on you to get your work done. Don’t let them down. Show your… Read More »

Pick Up Your Phone and Find a Job on Social Media With These Tips!

If you are job hunting, you’ve probably searched the internet for openings, visited job boards and even looked around the neighborhood for Help Wanted signs. But, have you considered social media?  That’s right. Social Media isn’t just for personal posts anymore. Learn how you can use your social accounts to advance your career.   LinkedIn  Designed as a social network for professionals, LinkedIn continues to… Read More »