IT Staffing Industry News & Articles

Jun 26 2017

3 Ways to Become a More Positive Person

Signature Consultants General

My former coworker, Jack, was undoubtedly the most well-liked person in the office. Every time he walked into the kitchen to make some coffee, he’d be swarmed by people who wanted to talk. When he sat down in the company cafeteria, his table would fill up immediately. During meetings, the whole room would respectfully hush as soon as he began[…]

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Jun 19 2017

4 Critical Work Habits to Set ASAP

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Success can come from lightning-bolt moments—when you suddenly have an inspired thought or burst of genius. But those are unexpected and hard to recreate. It’s much easier to drive success by setting and maintaining key habits.To learn what you should be doing on a regular basis to promote your career, check out this list.1. Ask, “Who’s Got the Monkey?”A professional[…]

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Jun 16 2017

20 Years Of Finding The Right Fit

Signature Consultants General

At Signature Consultants, we’ve been helping our clients and consultants find the right fit since 1997. A lot has happened since then. First, we’ve grown: Signature now has over 25 locations across the country. According to Staffing Industry Analysts, we’re the 15th largest staffing firm in the U.S. We’ve also been recognized as one of the Best Staffing Firms to[…]

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Jun 14 2017

3 Habits For Better Work-Life Balance

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When you leave the office each day, do you truly stop working? Most of us don’t. Between checking email on our phone; responding to questions on Slack, Hipchat, or another platform; and checking off “just one more task” before you go to sleep, it’s easy to feel “on” 24/7.The problem with this lifestyle is that over time you actually become[…]

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Jun 14 2017

The 6 Best Email Newsletters for Professionals

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The average professional checks their inbox all day long—which means if you’re looking for an easy way to find interesting, helpful, and thought-provoking content, subscribing to email newsletters is the way to do it.When it comes to which newsletters specifically, you’ll find a ton of variety. There’s seemingly a digest for every interest; you can customize your choices even more[…]

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May 30 2017

How to Create a World-Class LinkedIn Profile in 10 Minutes Per Day

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There’s never a perfect time to perfect your LinkedIn profile. When you’re in the middle of a challenging consulting job, your online presence is probably the last thing you want to focus on. But it’s too late to work on your LinkedIn strategy when you’re trying to expand your network or find a new position—those changes should have been made[…]

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May 23 2017

9 Ways to Turn Around Bad Day at Work

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New research suggests if you’re in a bad mood, you’ll get less done. Economists at the University of Warwick found happy employees are 12% more productive, while unhappy ones are 10% less productive.Besides the obvious reasons for wanting to feel cheery, this study shows that happiness has career benefits.So what do you do when you’re in a slump? Good question.[…]

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May 16 2017

7 Truly Useful Chrome Extensions for Every Professional

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Thanks to the thousands of extensions available in the Chrome Web Store, it’s easy to upgrade your Internet browsing experience.But having so many options makes finding the best extensions a little tricky. To help you find the ones that’ll have a significant impact on your daily productivity, we’ve curated the following list.1. FocusAs its name promises, this simple extension improves[…]

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May 3 2017

4 Critical Things You Need to Know About Your Personal Work Style

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Knowledge is power—especially when it comes to your personal work habits and preferences. Once you understand how you work best, you can create your ideal working environment.The trouble is, we usually don’t spend any time thinking about our work style. If you’re not sure what yours looks like, you definitely can’t act accordingly.Read on to discover the four essential questions[…]

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May 3 2017

3 Ways You’re Accidentally Sabotaging Your Team’s Success

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Once you’re promoted from the role of an individual contributor to management, your main responsibility becomes your reports: their results, their progress, their work satisfaction, and their career growth.The last thing you want to do is demotivate them. But of course, most bosses don’t set out to demotivate their team—it happens by accident, maybe without them ever realizing what’s happening.If[…]

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