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Are you counting on a counter offer? The Aftermath....

Posted by First Choice Staffing NYC on Mar 24, 2017 4:00:31 PM

 

We've seen this happen time after time so we're asking you to think twice before accepting a counter offer. 

 

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Career Advice: Looking Back to Move Forward

Posted by First Choice Staffing NYC on Dec 30, 2015 5:11:41 PM

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Isn't it funny how day by day nothing changes but when you look back, everything is different?” - C.S. Lewis

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Tags: jobs, tips, new year, career, reflection

Millennials: Mind the Gap

Posted by First Choice Staffing NYC on Jan 23, 2015 3:02:00 PM
“The generation with unrealistic expectations”
“The ‘job entitlement’ generation”
“The wildly ambitious generation”
“Millennials Cannot Take Constructive Criticism”
 

If you are a Millennial, these trending phrases may sound familiar because this is what has been circulating around the working world about you. As a Millennial myself, these blanket statements seemed slightly offensive until I took a step back and evaluated the truth some of them had. And while we could go into a deep analysis as to why and how these stereotypes have originated and how they’ve permeated the current marketplace, we’ve decided that’s probably not the most productive use of our time. The bottom line is that we do not want these stigmas sticking with us as we enter the workplace.  We’ve dedicated this post to offering some useful suggestions to combat our tainted reputation and, ultimately, to work towards closing the generation gap!

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Tags: tips, career advice

CONGRADDDDDULATIONS! College graduates, this one's for you!

Posted by First Choice Staffing NYC on Jul 23, 2014 12:10:10 PM

Hat’s off to the College Graduates!

We all know what Summer brings: the influx of bright-eyed, bushy-tailed recent college grads ready to hit the ground running and start their careers. The trouble is that many of them do not have a strong sense of what they really want to do now that they’re all grown up nor should they have to considering a majority of internships consist of waiting around for the next menial task to be thrown at them that really does not require a college degree. Internships are great and we see many college grads continue to intern after graduation just to gain experience and stay competitive in this difficult job market. While that’s honorable, these internships are unpaid and after spending all that money towards a degree, you deserve a paycheck!

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Tags: jobs, recruiting, submit your resume, tips, contact us, career advice, entry level jobs, college graduates, resumes

How to write a blog post: Tips for the aspiring blogger!

Posted by First Choice Staffing NYC on May 22, 2014 2:27:00 PM

Looking to start a blog? Here are some tips to keep in mind when writing your first post! 

INTRODUCTION:

Your “how to” blog post should teach the reader how to do something by breaking it down into a series of steps.

Begin your blog post by explaining what problem you are going to solve through your explanation and be sure to include any relevant keywords. Add in a personal story to establish your credibility on this topic. And make sure to end your blog post with a summary of what your reader will gain by following your lead.

Need some inspiration? Check out these "How-To" examples from the HubSpot blog:

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Tags: tips, blogging,, career advice, how to blog