The Carlton Connection

Mastering the Art of Managing Up

  Managing Up is an important concept and could even be the key that unlocks the door to your professional success. The process of managing up, simply put, involves developing a positive working relationship with your boss. By gaining a better understanding of how to do this, you can enhance your career prospects, increase your… Read more »

National Staffing Employee Week – 2023

  Recognizing Exceptional Talent National Staffing Employee Week celebrates the contributions of the millions of individuals employed by U.S. staffing agencies each week! During this special week, staffing agencies from across the nation honor their greatest asset: their temporary and contract employees. At Carlton Staffing, we deeply appreciate the profound effect these individuals have on businesses… Read more »

Leveraging Social Media to Find Your Next Career

The job market has become increasingly competitive in the current times, and job seekers have to go the extra mile to find their dream career. Social media and online platforms have disrupted the older, traditional job search methods and introduced new strategies for job hunting. Earlier, we used to rely on newspapers and job boards… Read more »

Weathering the Storm: Hurricane Preparedness in Houston, Texas

Hurricanes are a formidable force of nature that can wreak havoc on coastal communities and Houston is no stranger to their fury. As a city situated along the Gulf of Mexico, Houston is very susceptible to the devastating impacts of hurricanes. However, with careful planning and preparation, residents can significantly reduce the risks and mitigate… Read more »

The Art of Negotiating a Job Offer

A job interview is an exciting and nerve-wracking experience. After all the hard work, when the hiring manager finally offers you the job, it’s thrilling! But before you accept it, you’ll need to talk money. The conversation about the salary can be challenging, but it’s necessary. Let’s discuss how to negotiate a job offer confidently,… Read more »

The Downside of Quiet Quitting in the Workplace

  For many employees, the idea of leaving work at work without any additional responsibilities may seem like a dream come true. However, this kind of laissez-faire attitude towards work, known as quiet quitting, can actually hurt your chances of advancement and success in the long run. Let’s discuss what quiet quitting is, why employees… Read more »

Q2 2023 Quarterly Awards Event

  Get ready to tee off into a world of celebration because Carlton Staffing just hosted our quarterly awards dinner at The Puttery on Washington Street in Houston! We went all-out to recognize our rockstar team with awards like Top Producer, Top Growth, Million Dollar Club, and more! And let me tell you, it was… Read more »

Networking is Hard and Uncomfortable. Where Should I Start?

  When it comes to job searching, networking is often mentioned as a key element to success. The idea of networking, however, can be both intimidating and uncomfortable for many job seekers. What do you talk about? How do you introduce yourself? How do you make connections? If you are feeling overwhelmed, you are not… Read more »

Know Your Worth! The Power of a Positive Mindset When Interviewing for a New Job.

  Know Your Worth! The Power of a Positive Mindset When Interviewing for a New Job.   Looking for a job can be stressful. You’re constantly wondering if you’re qualified enough, if you’re presenting yourself well, and if you’ll get an offer. In such a situation, it’s common to doubt your worth and let anxiety… Read more »

Save Yourself from the Post-Vacation Blues

  The 4th of July is one of the most celebrated holidays in America. It is a time when everyone gathers to celebrate the nation’s Independence Day with food, friends, family, and fun. However, after the holiday, reality sets in, and workers are faced with the dreaded post-vacation blues. It can be challenging to readjust… Read more »