The Carlton Connection

Answering Interview Questions

Are you actively searching for a new job? No matter how prepared you may be, interviews can be unpredictable and challenging – even for seasoned interviewers. Knowing strategies to effectively answer even the most difficult interview questions can help you conquer nervousness and achieve top notch interview performance. Most importantly, you’ll be able to enter an… Read more »

Stay Cool This Month and Avoid Overheating

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When you work outdoors, you face potentially dangerous conditions when the mercury climbs. Even working a few short hours in extreme heat can cause serious and even life-threatening issues. It’s important to take control of your workday as best you can to keep yourself safe and avoid overheating. Use these tips to stay cool this month.   Understand the Signs of a Heat… Read more »

What Does It Mean to Be the Best in Staffing

Carlton Staffing is pleased to announce that we are celebrating National Staffing Week, Sept 16th– 20th! We will be doing some COOL stuff with our amazing employees and clients. Here at Carlton, we take satisfaction and celebrations serious. We believe if your employees and clients are satisfied, the rest will work! The “Best of Staffing” award is a recognition… Read more »

How to Identify a Chronic Job Hopper

Have you found that one of your company’s biggest downfalls is poor employee retention? If so, you’re not alone. With it now being a job-seeker’s market, it’s become a major challenge for companies to keep their best and brightest talent. In most cases, the key to positive job retention is to hire the right people from the… Read more »

What To Do When a Candidate Rejects Your Job Offer

  When candidates reject your job offers, what does your hiring team do? Do they take time to discover the cause of rejection, or do they simply move on to other candidates? Establishing a general strategy for handling candidate rejections can be instrumental for present and future hiring outcomes. Think about it – if you’ve… Read more »

Three Ways to Appear More Confident on a Job Interview

Do you often find yourself feeling paralyzed during job interviews? During these types of stressful situations, you can take some small steps to appear more confident – even if you’re feeling like a wreck inside. When it comes to becoming a rock star interviewee, the expression “fake it ‘til you make it” rings true. If… Read more »

Make Your New Hires Feel Welcome with These Four Tips

Do you remember your first day at a new job? You probably felt a combination of nervousness and excitement. Well, it’s fair to say your new employees also experience that same mixed feeling. Even if you’ve invested in a robust onboarding process, there are some additional things you can do to assist your new hires… Read more »

How Temporary Employees Can Solve Staffing Headaches

Do your employees seem to leave you during the craziest of times? At many companies, the expression, “when it rains it pours,” often applies when it comes to unpredictable staffing levels. When one major staffing shift happens, often a dozen more come along with it. If poor retention and increasing labor demands are causing numerous… Read more »

Yes! Temporary Workers Do Get Benefits!

Has it been a struggle to land a full-time job? If you’ve overlooked temporary positions because you think they lack benefits, you’re sadly mistaken! While some temp agencies may not offer any benefits, Carlton Staffing is committed to providing temporary employees with the most comprehensive benefits package. Here’s a roundup of some of the great… Read more »

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 »