A Special Summer Offer Just for You!

As usual, it seems like summer is flying by! It is a busy time of year with vacations, graduation parties, weddings, and making plans for the upcoming school year. And at work, covering for vacations and handling an influx of business can be daunting. But, Area Temps can help! We proactively recruit professional, skilled trades,… Read More »

Hold Out for a Hero: Why You Should Wait for the Perfect Candidate

When you’re blindsided by an integral employee’s resignation or have an urgent business need pop-up and have to fill a position quickly, it can be tempting to hire the first person you interview out of desperation.  However, if you hire in a hurry, you take a big risk of making a costly bad hire that… Read More »

Hold Out for a Hero: Why You Should Wait for the Perfect Candidate

When you’re blindsided by an integral employee’s resignation or have an urgent business need pop-up and have to fill a position quickly, it can be tempting to hire the first person you interview out of desperation.  However, if you hire in a hurry, you take a big risk of making a costly bad hire that… Read More »

Sort Through Candidates with These Uncommon Interview Questions

You’ve sorted through resumes, completed phone screens, and narrowed down the pool to just a few potential candidates.   With qualifications so similar, you know it’s going to be hard to choose which candidate is the best, and making the right hiring decision is crucial.  How will you decide?  The trick is in asking unconventional interview… Read More »

4 Ways to Turn Your Temporary Job into a Career

Over the last four years, temporary employment has jumped more than 50 percent according the American Staffing Association. Many large firms, online shopping outlets, and other industries previously uninterested in temp workers are now taking advantage of the flexibility of contract employees.  In an environment where permanent, full time positions are hard to come by,… Read More »

How to Develop an Effective Leadership Style

In order to achieve success in the workplace, you need to be recognized as a leader among your coworkers.  Being a leader at work doesn’t necessarily mean being a boss.  It’s becoming a role model for your coworkers and being the person they go to when they need advice.  With the right attitude and a… Read More »

You Have 30 Seconds to Sell Yourself. Go!

“Tell me about yourself” is often the first thing an interviewer will ask, and how you answer can set the tone for the rest of interview.  It’s important to take advantage of that next 30 seconds to sell yourself in a way that quickly conveys your strengths, gives the interviewer an insight to your professional… Read More »

Why Should You Outsource Your Talent Acquisition?

When it comes to staffing your organization, making the right hiring decisions is crucial.  Whether a temporary employee or a long term hire, the candidate you’re hiring will have an impact on the success of your organization.  Conducting a rigorous hiring process can be time consuming and expensive if you don’t have the right tools… Read More »

A Look Into the Current Cleveland Economy

The United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a monthly report that gives insight into the economy of each census region. The numbers for January through March of 2014 have been released and as experts predicted, the Cleveland economy has continued to grow.  Below we’ll take a look at some of the… Read More »

Can You Afford to Say No to a Job Offer?

After an exhausting job search, a hiring manager calls with great news: they’re offering you a job.  However, you can’t seem to get very excited about it. It’s a job, but not your dream job. Do you take the opportunity or walk away from it in hopes that something better will come along? Determining whether… Read More »