Posts Categorized: Career Tips

Going on Vacation? Here’s How to Leave Work Behind

It’s that time of year. School’s out and the weather is heating up. Time for a vacation! But as one of Central Connecticut’s top employment agencies, Stewart Staffing knows increasingly, American workers are having a hard time unplugging completely while on break and leaving work behind. If this is true for you, then you’re not going… Read More »

6 Tips for Submitting Your Resume, the Right Way

As one of the leading employment agencies in Hartford, CT, Stewart Staffing knows searching for a job can be a frustrating experience – primarily due to the resume black hole. Not familiar with it? The black hole happens when you send your resume out for a job you know you could do in your sleep…and you don’t hear back… Read More »

Will a Gift to the Hiring Manager Increase My Odds of Landing an Interview?

As experienced Hartford headhunters, Stewart Staffing knows that in today’s day and age, it can seem impossible to stand out in a sea of candidates with similar qualifications. As a result, you may be thinking you need to take an extra step to get noticed and get an interview. But if you’re thinking about sending a… Read More »

The #1 Mistake You’re Making on Your Resume…and What to Do About It

Cover letters can be challenging to write. Even the strongest writers can have a hard time with them. As a result, oftentimes candidates make one common mistake that turns off hiring managers for entry level to senior positions alike. What is it? They use generic phrases like: Expert visionary Communication guru Creative leader Solid work… Read More »

4 Mistaken Beliefs That Could be Derailing Your Job Search

When you walk into a job interview, you might have certain beliefs about how the interview will proceed. For instance, you think that the interviewer is going to ask you questions about your strengths and weaknesses. This might certainly be true. But did you know there are some beliefs that aren’t true at all –… Read More »

How to Get Ready for Your Internal Interview

Interviewing for a position within your company might sound like a piece of cake. After all, your employer already knows your skills, abilities and work ethic. But don’t get too comfortable and assume you’re a shoo-in for the job. Just like any interview, you have to prepare so you can persuade the decision makers you’re… Read More »

7 Tips for Standing Out at Work

You love your job. But that doesn’t mean you want to be in it for the rest of your life. You’d eventually like to move ahead in your career. The question is – how can you stand out so you get promoted? Here are 7 quick tips to help you: Tip #1: Make your voice heard. Making your… Read More »

5 Quick Networking Tips That Will Improve Your Odds of Landing a Job

As leading Hartford headhunters, Stewart Staffing knows that nobody likes the job search. There are too many unknowns and the entire experience is stressful. That said, there’s a lot at stake – from your career happiness and satisfaction to future advancement and earnings. It’s therefore imperative that you don’t just find any new job, but the one… Read More »

How to Boost Your Productivity – and Your Career – in 2016

As one of the leading employment agencies in Hartford County, Stewart Staffing knows making a career resolution to improve productivity certainly sounds good. But when it comes down to it, achieving it isn’t always easy. That said, boosting productivity will help you also boost your career in the long run. So it’s certainly a challenge worth taking… Read More »

4 Resolutions For a New Job in the New Year

Finding a new job might be at the top of your resolution list this year. But how are you going to get there? If you don’t know, then here are some additional resolutions to set to help you in the process. Resolution #1: Networking more often. You probably know that networking can considerably shorten your… Read More »