Posts Categorized: Candidate

What Can We Learn From National Hot Dog Day? Bring a Salad for Lunch

When you think of summer, what comes to mind? Sunshine, beaches, picnics and probably hot dogs. That’s why the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council celebrates National Hot Dog Day every July. In 2019, Wednesday, July 17 is the date to remember. However, when it comes to healthy lunch options, we know salads, not hot… Read More »

25 Years of Experience: Halpin Staffing Services is Here for You

Founded in 1994, Halpin Staffing Services is proud to celebrate its 25th anniversary this year. As a local business leader, we are eager to continue our mission of matching great clients with great companies in Southeastern Wisconsin and Northeastern Illinois. Here’s what Halpin can do for you: For Employers Comprehensive Staffing Solutions Is your company… Read More »

Celebrate Yourself by Learning New Skills

Trying something new is a wonderful way to celebrate yourself. You gain a new skill as well as a sense of accomplishment. Is there something you’d like to learn, but you never found the time? Here are seven popular skills and tips on where to start your learning journey.   Photography / Videography Did you… Read More »

Job Seeking While Employed?

Finding a job does not just occur when you are out of a job or getting ready to graduate. It also happens, more often than not, when you are already employed. Job seeking while employed is a very touchy task to undertake, because if you make one wrong step it could impact your current employment.… Read More »

How to Select the Best Professional References

Putting together a resume and reference list for a job application takes time. You should not throw something together in an instant simply to meet a job application deadline. Take the time to make sure your documents are visually appealing, do not have any spelling mistakes, and that you have a strong list of professional… Read More »

Common Cover Letter Mistakes

Finding a job is hard enough, but it can be downright impossible if you submit a cover letter full of mistakes. It is a good idea to have someone proofread your cover letter prior to submitting it with a job application so that you can find any mistakes you might have missed. We will discuss… Read More »

Are You a Job Hopper? Use Your Experience to Land the Job You Want

Being a job hopper is fun for some and incredibly annoying for others. Some professionals choose to hop from job to job during their career because it is something they enjoy. Others have to be a job hopper because they cannot seem to find a job that fits into their life or career. No matter… Read More »

Interview Tip: Show Your Enthusiasm

With the new year in full swing, many people have begun searching for a new job because they want to further their career or prepare for the real world after school. If you are one of those job seekers, you need to prepare for a job interview as much as possible. One thing you must… Read More »

How and When to Follow Up After an Interview

You have landed a job interview after months of searching. You are excited to attend the interview, but also nervous. Then, you nail the interview and can’t wait to tell everyone you know about it. There is another step that you should perform and it must occur prior to hearing from the company again. That… Read More »

Long-Term Unemployment? How to Jump-start Your Job Search

Being unemployed for a prolonged period can be emotionally draining and very stressful. It does not matter if you walked away from a job, were laid off, or fired; being out of work is a very difficult situation to handle. In today’s post, we will discuss the best methods to jump-start your job search so… Read More »