CATEGORY › CHAMPION
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2014.12.16

Your skills/ the skills sought by an employer do matter. They can get you in the door. But in the real world of a decent life and the real world of a productive and stable workforce, the individual’s/ worker’s CHARACTER matters more than all the ...

CATEGORY › CHAMPION
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2010.12.17

John Lott recently published a post on Fox News blog about the recovery. He claims that this is the "first entirely temporary help service job recovery ever in our country's history.  True. It is as I was in this industry the last "recession". According to him ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
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2010.11.29

There are four main reasons that companies choose to use Champion's Flexible Staffing Service. With all the options to fit any hiring need, our client companies are using our service to maximize good business strategies and to focus on "being “Intelligently Profitable” and for their own "Intelligent Self ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
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2010.10.28

It’s that time of year: Halloween!  Time to dress up and pretend to be someone else for the day.  A perfect time to have your recruiters to try on a costume they haven’t done in a while: Being a candidate to your company! When was the ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
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2010.08.25

Sometimes in our own little world we create the illusion that our problems are exclusive. This blog post from Staffing Advisors written by Bob Corlett made me realize that all hiring managers experience the same frustrations, disappointments and difficulties no matter where they are located. ...

CATEGORY › WORK IS GOOD
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2010.07.02

There was an article that I read recently discussing the stigma of being unemployed written by Stephanie Chen of CNN. In it she suggests that hiring authorities and in particular recruiting/staffing companies discriminate against job applicants who are currently collecting unemployment as a “why bother” applicant ...

CATEGORY › THE GREAT WORKPLACE
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2010.05.19

So many candidates out there right? As a company who is in search of good, dependable, experienced and qualified candidates you would think that there would be so many available people out there that you’d have no problem finding that position on your own.  But do ...

CATEGORY › THE WORKFARCE
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2010.03.17

Send us your stories or anecdotes about workplace gaffs to: workfarce@ajobnearhome.com and we’ll publish it! Basic rules: it has to be clean. Let us know if you want your name, company name to go along with it! Let’s have some fun! Here are a few we ...