When hiring new employees, it’s necessary to look at a candidate’s past experiences in the workplace. While resumes and cover letters often highlight the positives, references can sometimes answer questions and fill in the blanks that might make or break a potential employee’s chance of working for your company.Continue reading “Questions You Need To Ask When Checking References”
How to Exit a Position on Good Terms as a Temporary Employee
If you’re a temporary employee or contract hire who’s completed their assignment, how do you exit your position with good rapport between you and your employer? Josephine’s Professional Staffing has assembled a short, helpful guide to leaving on a high note.
Employers at contract jobs can serve as valuable references for a resume, showing future employers that your short stay was valuable. This article will guide you through leaving a lasting, positive impression on your workplace when you move on to a new opportunity.Continue reading “How to Exit a Position on Good Terms as a Temporary Employee”
Knowing Your Rights About Background Checks: What You Need To Know
According to the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), over 95 percent of employers say they’ve performed background checks on new and potential hires. As a job seeker, it is important to have a basic understanding of your rights as they relate to questions about your legal and personal history.
This blog post explores the legalities associated with employee background checks, including:
- What potential employers can ask
- What laws forbid employers to ask
- How to prepare for background checks