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The Three Leading Benefits of Direct Hire Staffing in Texas

Are you struggling to grow your team and find quality workers? There may be options you haven’t explored! There is certainly a value to using temporary and seasonal employees, and bringing new employees in as a direct hire often helps you find the best employees that your business needs to grow. Understanding the benefits of… Read more »

Use Spring Cleaning to Improve Your Social Media Presence

Have you used social media to your advantage on the job hunt? If not, you’re missing out on a big opportunity! If you’re in the process of looking for a new job, there’s a huge value in doing some spring cleaning of your social media profiles. Even if you have already established a professional social… Read more »

Carlton Staffing Honored in Houston Business Journal’s Book of Lists

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HOUSTON, TEXAS – FEBRUARY 20TH, 2019 – Carlton Staffing, a full-service staffing firm in Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth with over 39 years in business, was recently honored with three listings in the Houston Business Journal Book of Lists. Carlton Staffing was listed eighth in the Temporary Staffing list, 10th in the Executive Search list… Read more »

Three Essential Skills for Landing a Clerical Position

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Are you a job seeker looking for employment in the clerical realm? If you’ve done your research, you’ve likely discovered that clerical work involves much more than answering phones and getting coffee. Overall, most skills for clerical positions require understanding the needs of those you work with and acting as an administrator and trusted resource.… Read more »

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 firm 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 »