The Carlton Connection

8 Red Flags to Look For During a Candidate Initial Pre-Screen Call

By Annette Monks, CTS President, Carlton Staffing Pre-screening an interested candidate by phone is typically the first step in the hiring process for hiring managers. This is an important step because it helps to establish rapport with the candidate which is a vital part of recruitment, especially in today’s competitive labor market. During this call,… Read more »

Carlton Staffing joining the 2021 World Transplant Games!

Carlton Staffing is partnering with the 2021 World Transplant Games in their return to the United States. These games support the global transplant community and will be held the week of May 28th – June 4th.  The games were meant to be held, in person, in Houston, TX – the first time the games would… Read more »

10 Easy Ways to Zoom Yourself Out of a Job!

By Annette Monks, CTS President, Carlton Staffing Have you been interviewing a lot via Zoom (or any other video platform) and you don’t seem to be getting any further than that first interview? It is possible that your experience and skills have nothing to do with why you’ve not been successful. Here are ten things… Read more »

The Seven Steps to World Class Hiring!

The Seven Steps to World Class Hiring! By Annette Monks, CTS President, Carlton Staffing Many companies that do not have a Human Resources Department might feel they are at a disadvantage when it comes to hiring. This could be true. After all, if they do not have a hiring process in place to manage the… Read more »


  If that sounds like you… refer a friend! We offer a referral bonus for every person that you refer and gets hired by our NORTHWEST office. You don’t even have to be a Carlton Employee to qualify for the bonus! Our Referral bonus is paid upon your referral’s completion of 80 hours of work.… Read more »

Job Search: If you’ve got no stats – you’ve got no game

By Annette Monks, CTS, President, Carlton Staffing   Are you at your wit’s end because you are sending out lots of resumes and applying to endless job postings online and it is getting you nowhere? Perhaps just a few tweaks to your resume might improve your odds.   Let’s play a little game of NFL… Read more »

Three Inexpensive Ways to Show Your Employees You Care

Is it one of your goals to improve your company culture? If so, it’s essential to understand that the best employers regularly express gratitude towards their employees in a variety of ways. By implementing different opportunities throughout the year, you’ll inherently improve your culture and establish practices in which your employees are consistently acknowledged. Furthermore,… Read more »


CARLTON STAFFING WINS CLEARLYRATED’S 2021 BEST OF STAFFING CLIENT DIAMOND AWARD FOR SERVICE EXCELLENCE 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. .  HOUSTON, DALLAS, FORTH WORTH, TEXAS – FEBRUARY 2nd, 2021 – Carlton Staffing, a leading… Read more »

13 Friday the 13th Fun Facts!

Did you break a mirror, walk under a ladder, or cross paths with a black cat lately? I hope not! It’s Friday the 13th so superstitions are on high alert! Check out our 13 fun facts! Let us know in the comments which one you liked most. 1. The fear of Friday the 13th gained… Read more »

What to Do If You’re Job Hunting for The First Time in A Long Time

Are you new to the job market? Have you recently been furloughed due to COVID-19? Many job seekers who are looking for a job for the first time in a long time often feel overwhelmed by how much the hiring process has changed. Not to mention, the new normal of hiring and networking being online… Read more »