6 Tips for Making Your Resume Stand Out

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As one of Woodland’s leading employment agencies, Pacific Staffing knows that even in today’s high tech world, a strong resume is still your ticket into the interviewing process. So with today’s competitive job market, how can you make yours stand out? Here are 6 tips: Tip #1: Rename your resume. Rather than just sending a… Read more »

4 Tips for Getting Through Tough Times in Your Healthcare Job

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As one of the leading medical employment agencies in Northern California, Pacific Staffing knows that working in healthcare has never been exactly easy. But add to that budget cuts, a tough economy, and new legislation fraught with uncertainty and it’s no wonder that stress levels are on the rise in the industry. However, in order to… Read more »

Should I Re-Apply to a Job When I Don’t Hear Back?

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You found it. Finally. A posting for your dream job. It’s right up your alley, your skills and qualifications are a perfect match, and it’s at a company you’ve always wanted to work for. Trouble is, you applied two weeks ago and haven’t heard back. What gives? Should you re-submit your resume or try to… Read more »

Sacramento Employment: 2013 2nd Quarter Employment Trends

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Hiring is What’s Up In Q2: Employers Accelerate Demand If 2008 was slamming on the ‘economic’ brakes in Sacramento, 2009 was screeching to a halt. 2010 a virtual dead stop for hiring while 2011 offered a chance to restart the ‘market engines’. As the national recovery gains speed 2012 has finally put the local job… Read more »

6 Steps for Making a Great Impression at Your First Temp Job

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Even though your assignment may be a temporary one, you still have all the same nerves, worries, and questions as if you were starting a new full-time position. You might be thinking, “Is this normal?” As one of Northern California’s leading temp employment firms, Pacific Staffing is here to tell you that the answer is a resounding… Read more »

What to Do When a Salary Offer is Too Low

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Imagine this scenario: You’re searching for jobs in Sacramento. You find a great opportunity and are called in for an interview, then a second interview. The position sounds ideal…until you hear the proposed salary. It’s below what you expected and what you’re willing to take. What do you do? First, keep in mind that most… Read more »

Do You Have a ‘Retro’ Resume?

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As one of the leading employment agencies in Rancho Cordova, Pacific Staffing can tell you that hiring managers get dozens – or even hundreds – of resumes for every job opening. As a result, when you’re applying for a job, you only have a few seconds to make a great impression. And if you’re not putting… Read more »

How Success Can Hurt Your Career…If You Let It

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You’ve set goals. Worked hard. And are finally reaping what you’ve sown. Time to sit back and enjoy the ride, right? Wrong. In fact, as one of the leading employment firms in Sacramento, Pacific Staffing knows that if you’re not careful, your success could actually wind up hurting you and your career. Here’s why: Reason… Read more »

Annual Performance Reviews: The Fact vs. The Fiction

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As one of the leading employment firms in Rancho Cordova, Pacific Staffing knows that when it comes to performance reviews, managers hate doing them and employees dread going to them. But really, if you’re doing a good job, you likely don’t have much to fear. And yet, misunderstandings abound about performance reviews for a variety… Read more »