The Carlton Connection

Three Questions to Assess a Candidate’s Self-Awareness

As it becomes increasingly harder to identify top-notch talent, employers must revisit not only their recruitment strategy, but also their interviewing process. While candidates’ experience, education and hard skills are certainly important, assessing a candidate’s self-awareness is also a critical part of the interview process. Why is self-awareness such an important trait to search for?… Read more »

Carlton Staffing Wins ClearlyRated’s 2019 Best of Staffing Client Diamond Award

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Diamond Award winners have won the Best of Staffing Award for at least 5 years in a row, consistently earning industry-leading satisfaction scores from their clients. Carlton Staffing has won for 7 years in a row HOUSTON, TEXAS – FEBRUARY 7TH , 2019 – Carlton Staffing, a leading staffing agency in the Industrial, Administrative &… Read more »

What Can You Do When You “Don’t Have Time” for the Job Search?

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Think about this scenario: You’re miserable at your job and know you need to find work elsewhere – but finding the time to actively search and apply for a new job feels daunting and impossible. While many people claim they don’t have time for the job search, there are effective ways to get a job… Read more »

How to Make the Hiring Process Personal Again

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As the job market becomes increasingly competitive and fast paced, the majority of job seekers believe the hiring process has become less personal in recent years. It’s fair to say this can be attributed to many factors – including new recruiting technologies and the reducing number of face-to-face interactions during the hiring process. While the… Read more »

Are Unconscious Biases Affecting Your Management Skills?

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As a long-tenured professional, the experiences you gain have shaped your professional views and values. Over time, your management style becomes more established and you find the practices and techniques that work best for you and your business. Have you taken the time to review your management style recently? Have you considered whether some of… Read more »

Tell Me About Yourself: How to Ace the First Interview Question

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How many interviews have you started like this? “Tell me about yourself.” It’s fair to say that the majority of job interviews start with this prompt. If you haven’t been asked this question yet, there’s a good chance you will be at some point in the future. With the proper preparation, you can answer this… Read more »

Three Ways a Bad Hire Costs Your Business

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As the new year gets underway, you may be looking to add new employees to your team. Have you asked yourself if you are making the time to ensure you’re hiring employees with long-term potential? Most people are familiar with the general costs associated with employee turnover; however, the cost of hiring a bad worker… Read more »

How to Kick Off Your Job Search in the New Year

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Looking to land a new job in a state with endless new job opportunities? In many industry sectors, it’s safe to say Texas has become a hotbed for job seekers looking for both direct hire and temporary employment. Houston was recently ranked by Business Facilities as the #1 large metropolitan area in the United States… Read more »

2018 Recap: Top Posts for Texas Job Seekers

Ready to take on the new year by storm? Many professionals tend to view the beginning of each new year as a fresh start. Whether your goal is to land a new job, grow in your current career or change industries, there are many things you can do to advance yourself. With the right mindset… Read more »

How Can You Effectively Fill Positions Through Employee Referrals?

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Does it feel like an ongoing battle to find high-quality candidates? With the new year on its way, there’s never been a better time to maximize your hiring efforts with an employee referral program. There are many reasons to fill positions through employee referrals: a wider talent pool, faster and more resource-effective hiring and higher… Read more »