The Carlton Connection

What to Expect from the Houston Labor Market

  As it’s become much harder to find qualified candidates fill jobs, many employers are left wondering – where are all the good candidates going? Look no further than Houston, TX! According to the Houston Business Journal, Houston has been a key leader in the nation’s job growth over the past two years. With many… Read more »

Why a Recruiter is Like Your Own Personal Job Agent

  Have you been on the job hunt for several months, spinning your wheels and unsure of where to turn next? Failing to land interviews and secure a new job can be a challenging experience, leaving you feeling deflated and unmotivated to continue your search. Fortunately, having a recruiter in your corner can significantly change… Read more »

BACK-TO-SCHOOL BRIGADE

“Back-to-school Brigade” Carlton Staffing and Carltech Announces their School Supplies Drive For the OPERATION HOMEFRONT (TEXAS) – Carlton Staffing and Carltech is a proud partner of the “Back-to-School Brigade,” a school supplies drive for the children of Operation Homefront from July 1st through July 31st, 2019.  The drive is one of many efforts that make… Read more »

Interview Questions that Discover a Candidate’s True Personality and Cultural Fit

As a hiring manager, have all your candidate interviews begun to feel like a blur? Even with the best intentions, many hiring professionals struggle to get a sense of a candidate’s character, personality and attitude during the interview process. Unfortunately, failing to “break through” and learn more about a candidate can often result in a less than ideal hiring outcome for your organization.… Read more »

Finding Balance Midway Through 2019

  While you may have started the year with intentions to achieve a better work-life balance, chances are these goals may have gone out the window by now. Now with half the year under your belt, summer may be the ideal time to revisit your new year’s intentions and work on ways to improve your… Read more »

Independence Day Events in Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth

Are you a new professional living in the Houston or Dallas-Fort Worth area? With Independence Day quickly approaching, you might be wondering how you’ll spend the holiday with family or friends. It may surprise you to learn how many fun and cost-effective Independence Day celebrations Texas has to offer people of all ages. As you… Read more »

Why It Pays to Promote Employee Wellness

There’s a lot of buzz these days about culture-building, but many leaders underestimate the role that corporate wellness plays into developing a positive and productive workplace. Giving your employees more opportunities to lead healthier lives will show that you value their well-being and want to provide a healthy, productive environment in which they can thrive.… Read more »

Three Springtime Activities to Catch in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area

There are many great events residents of the Dallas-Fort Worth area enjoy throughout the year. From outdoor sporting events to fine arts, you’ll never be bored living in this diverse and dynamic part of Texas. Want a taste of the best events Dallas-Fort Worth residents will be enjoying this spring? Here’s a round-up of some… Read more »

Why You Should Be Contacting the Interviewees You Don’t Hire

carlton staffing communication with interviewees

Do you often find yourself passing up on great interviewees because they aren’t a fit for your current openings? Just because a candidate may not be the best hire for a position right now, doesn’t mean you should dismiss them altogether. In fact, these individuals may end up being prime candidates for future positions. As… Read more »

Have You Mapped Out a Five-Year Plan for Your Career?

carlton staffing five year career plan

If you’ve gone on many interviews, you’ve probably been asked the common question, “Where do you see yourself in five years?” While this isn’t a difficult interview question to answer, it does tend to catch interviewees off guard. Chances are you haven’t thought ahead to where you want to be in one year, let alone… Read more »