IT Staffing Industry News & Articles

Apr 11 2018

4 Things You Need to Know Before Your First Day On the Job4 Things You Need to Know Before Your First Day On the Job

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From school to your career, first days are always exciting, scary, exhausting, and memorable. The right preparation will make your first day at a new job a major success. Every time you begin another position, make sure you know these four things. 1. How Long Your Commute Will Take Showing up late on your first day won’t help your first impression—which is[…]

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Apr 6 2018

How to Make Your Coworkers’ Lives Easier (Without Making Yours Harder)How to Make Your Coworkers’ Lives Easier (Without Making Yours Harder)

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How to Make Your Coworkers’ Lives Easier (Without Making Yours Harder) Reflecting on how you could make your coworkers’ lives a little easier is a great thought exercise. Even a few simple changes can dramatically affect their productivity—which not only earns you their gratitude but benefits your entire team. After all, a rising tide lifts all boats. The specifics may change from[…]

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Mar 27 2018

3 Times You Should Always Say “No” (Part 2)3 Times You Should Always Say “No” (Part 2)

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In a previous post, we outlined three situations where you should always say no. But once you’ve decided to say no, how do you actually, you know, say it? The answer depends on the person who asked. Below, you’ll find three templates for the most common people in your life you’ll have to say no to. Your boss This may be one of[…]

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Mar 8 2018

How to Boost Your Resume to Get the Job You WantHow to Boost Your Resume to Get the Job You Want

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Most people assume there’s only one way to get a job that’s higher than their current position—by applying for one that’s less senior and working their way up. But depending on how big the gap is, that’s not your only option. If you’re one “rung” away from your ideal job, use creative methods of acquiring new skills and experience that’ll[…]

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Feb 28 2018

One of the Best Staffing Firms to Work For—For The 8th Consecutive YearOne of the Best Staffing Firms to Work For—For The 8th Consecutive Year

Signature Consultants Awards

For the eighth consecutive year, Signature Consultants has been recognized as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA), the global advisor on staffing and workforce solutions. Founder and CEO Jay Cohen says the award is especially gratifying because this recognition is the direct result of confidential survey votes by Signature's own employees and consultants.[…]

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Feb 21 2018

3 Times You Should Always Say “No” (Part 1)3 Times You Should Always Say “No” (Part 1)

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At work, at home, with your friends—there’s an emphasis on saying yes. Who wants to be the Negative Nelly (or Ned), the wet blanket, or the uncooperative, dissenting colleague? No is a rejection, a closed door. Yes is an invitation, a beginning. You can see this cult of yes everywhere, from the big screen (“Yes Man,” starring Jim Carrey and Zooey[…]

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Feb 16 2018

The 3-Step Process to Becoming a 10X EmployeeThe 3-Step Process to Becoming a 10X Employee

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Unicorns are real. Not the type that gallivants through the forests in fairytales, but the kind that’s known as a 10X employee. 10X employees—as their name suggests—have ten times the output as their peers. They’re hyper-performers…and consequently, hyper-rare. You can find this mythical professional in engineering, marketing, sales, HR, finance, customer service—essentially, every part of an organization. Here’s the secret of 10X employees.[…]

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Feb 13 2018

Signature’s employee development program honored with Training Top 125 AwardSignature’s employee development program honored with Training Top 125 Award

Signature Consultants Awards

For the second consecutive year, Signature Consultants has been honored with a Training Top 125 Award from Training magazine. The Training Top 125 is an industry-leading award program that celebrates the innovators and advocators of corporate education and development for some of the most well-known businesses around the globe. Signature received the 106th spot in February, up several spots from the[…]

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Feb 9 2018

Interview Questions That Sound Like Tricks—But Aren’t (Part 2)Interview Questions That Sound Like Tricks—But Aren’t (Part 2)

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As mentioned in Part 1 of this article, navigating the interview process can be tricky. In Part 2, the questions that may feel like traps continue, but don’t be dismayed. The answers below will help you navigate the interview process like a pro! 3. “Where do you want to be in five years?” The right answer is without a doubt: “At your[…]

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Feb 9 2018

Together, we did more for One America AppealTogether, we did more for One America Appeal

Signature Consultants General

Working together, people can accomplish wonderful things. This is the driving force behind Signature’s annual giving campaigns that benefit deserving non-profit organizations. Each year, during the holiday season and into the New Year, Signature invites its consultants, client partners, and members of our local communities to donate to pre-selected charities. Signature then chooses a primary recipient and matches those donations—dollar[…]

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