Five Ways to Build Confidence at Work

Feeling confident at work is key to a successful career. Once you believe in what you’re doing, others will too, and they’ll trust your decisions. However,  for some people, that’s easier said than done. The good news is building confidence at work is possible and doesn’t require a complete personality overhaul. If you need a […]

Six Tips to Help You Formulate A Career “Plan B”

Do you know what you would do if you lost your job tomorrow? Did you ever formulate a career Plan B? Many people joke and say, “Well, I can always wait tables” or “I’ll just teach.”  However, those two options might not be practical. You cannot just walk into a classroom and start teaching. There […]

Key Traits of a Successful IT Professional

What makes a successful IT professional? Here are six traits one must possess to enjoy a career in this highly-competitive field. Adaptable If you favor a fixed routine with few interruptions and a high level of predictability, IT may not be for you. Things can change minute-to-minute. Throughout the day – a server might crash, […]

Five Easy Ways for Nurses to Manage Stress

As a nurse, stress is a guaranteed part of the job. Because of this, it is important to identify its origins and learn how to handle it. Here are five easy ways for nurses to manage stress from Snelling Medical Staffing: Deep breathing works wonders Simple deep-breathing exercises are proven to reduce stress and stabilize your mood. […]

Does Work History Impact Your Job Hunt?

In many ways, the job search has not changed much. For most jobs, you still go through an interview process. You still have to present yourself in a positive, professional manner. You still need to create an impressive resume and cover letter. But how does your work history impact your job hunt? Are you automatically eliminated […]

How to Get Hired for Jobs Before They are on the Job Boards

The competition for jobs can be tough, especially for those jobs you are going to find on online job boards. If you are tired of competing with (up to) several dozen job seekers, you should try to get hired for jobs before they are on the job boards. Once a job is posted online, you […]

Four Tips to Successfully Reenter the Workforce

There are many reasons why people leave the workforce. Aging parents, the need for post-secondary education, burnout, layoffs, or relocation for spouse/significant other are just to name a few. Depending on the reason, unemployment can be disheartening. It can also be hard on the wallet. Here are four tips to help you reenter the workforce. Maintain […]

How to Successfully Ask for a Raise

Getting a raise is not a simple task. A study done by Payscale found that 43 percent of workers have asked for a raise, but (out of those) only 44 percent received the amount they wanted. Twenty-five percent received no raise at all. Discouraged? Don’t be…keep reading. When Payscale dug deeper, they found a definite […]

Graduating Soon and No Job Offer? 3 Things for the College Senior Job Search

Many a college senior job search has not even begun until the spring semester of their senior year. However, that may put you behind the eight ball (metaphorically speaking), depending on the type of job you are looking for. Many companies in industries such as investment banking, consulting and accounting are known to be early […]

Registered with Snelling Staffing? Here are 3 Tips to Be Successful

Do you want to switch careers? Looking to gain experience? On a hunt for a new job? Need a flexible schedule? People register with Snelling for many reasons. Some “know the ropes,” when it comes to working with a staffing firm, and to some, it is a whole new world. No matter what end of […]