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How to Stand Out at a Local Career Fair

How to Stand Out at a Local Career Fair

Attending a job fair is a great way to obtain employment when job searching. You may be asking yourself, “What should I wear?” or you might be thinking, “I have no idea if I should bring anything with me.” Here are 5 steps that will help you prepare to attend a job...

How big is too big?

How big is too big?

I recently had an experience with a national company (who will remain nameless), and I can literally say they had absolutely no idea what they were doing! Months later, I am still being billed for a service I no longer have, and I continue to receive emails from them,...

Customer Service

Customer Service

When I started at Cadre 21 years ago, one of the first golden rules of Cadre that I was taught was, “you want each customer or client to be glad they came to/called Cadre.” At Cadre, we strive to achieve this goal with each and every customer we connect with....

Opportunities

Opportunities

My love of the staffing and recruiting world has been ingrained in me for more than two-thirds of my life! When I was 17, my father was a self-employed recruiter for the securities industry. He encouraged me to make cold calls for him, and if a candidate was placed as...

Relationships

Relationships

We have all been there. We go through the painstaking process of picking a supplier or vendor or contractor. The relationship starts out well, as it should because everyone involved is excited to start working together. Inevitably, something happens, as life has a way...

You Graduated College! Now What?

You Graduated College! Now What?

Congratulations, after four years of pizza-fueled nights spent cramming for exams, you finally received your college degree! But now what? The initial job search after you graduate college can seem daunting. There is a myriad of different resources and it can be hard...

Mother Nature

Mother Nature

Six years ago, when a tornado ran rampant through my neighborhood, I thought we’d never get our yard back in order. Over time, it was cleaned up and the damage was forgotten. My husband said this morning “gardening is a futile attempt at controlling Mother Nature.” In...

Great Impressions

Great Impressions

You have the ability to impress anyone you interview with! Even if you lack the experience the interviewer is looking for, there are a few tools and skills you can use in order to always leave a great first impression and to have the interviewer rooting for you in the...

Esprit de corps

Esprit de corps

When we opened our doors in 1994 as Premier Staffing, our mission and values were simple. The below wording is from the original sales folder we gave to our future clients: To operate a financially sound, profitable, ethical employment services business to serve the...

Initial Phone Screening FAQs

Initial Phone Screening FAQs

The first step in your job search may be daunting. You may have been searching for a while with no luck, just started your job search after not having to search for a very long time, or you could even be a recent graduate just looking for an opportunity to gain...