Posts Tagged: hiring

Interviewing Takes Muscle

A Team Staffing believes “Interviewing is like a muscle…the more you exercise it, the more likely you’ll be pleased with the results.” On average, an office manager may do 5-10 interviews per year. Our diet of 10-20 per week increases our odds of spotting trouble before it happens. Every A Team candidate has endured a rigorous… Read More »

ABC’s of Quality Temporary Staffing

As we begin another year, we always think it is important to reflect on both success and areas of improvement. Our industry and the conditions that dictate its staffing needs is ever-changing. Despite that, some basics remain the same. These are the ABC’s of a quality staffing company. Think closely before working with one and… Read More »

Wages: How Low Can You Go?

We receive calls from hiring managers with questions like, “How much should I pay for (insert position)?” When asked this question, we often provide a range. There is no set pay rate for any of the positions within our industry, whether it’s a Receptionist or a Branch Manager. In the same way we ask our… Read More »

Calling All Clients: Escrow Experience! An A Team Success Story

  Gwen, an experienced escrow professional, had only 4 weeks to prepare herself for the family move to California. When her husband received a job transfer to Southern California, the family began preparing for the move and quickly rented a house in Long Beach. With her SoCal location set, Gwen called A Team. She told… Read More »

More Good Advice on Job Searching – and Getting the Interview

In an article titled “Job Hunting in the Digital Age” in this morning’s New York Times, recruiters, a VP at Indeed and a job hunter who learned lessons the hard way offer up some good advice for job hunters – advice that’s very relevant to job seekers in escrow, title and mortgage. The advice is spot-on:… Read More »

Do Skills Trump Character?

  Have you ever hired a candidate who is perfect on paper, with years of industry experience and the idea “skills list”, and later found yourself firing that “perfect candidate” for factors that have nothing to do with skills, but everything to do with character, behavior, teamwork, and well, in a word, culture?  Peter Drucker… Read More »