Posts Tagged: interviewing

Public Speaking: Go from Afraid to Fearless

For some, speaking in public can be nerve racking and even thinking about having to do it can lead you into cold sweats. Fear not, there are a few ways you can tackle this head on and make yourself a better speaker. Not only do these tips below work for public speaking, they are also… Read More »

Who is Interviewing Who Anyways?

It’s been a strange year to say the least when it comes to hiring. Terms such as “ghosting” and “the great recession” have become part of our regular workplace language. We’ve heard from multiple hiring managers that it feels like candidates are interviewing them and not vice versa. While there has always been a premium… Read More »

Resumes Only Tell Half of the Story- Hire the person, not the paper

If you’ve hired somebody through A Team Staffing, there’s a good chance that Brian, our Sr. Account Manager has said, “hire the person, not the paper.” A Team Staffing firmly believes that a company’s work force is their greatest asset. People report to the office every day to execute the work, create the company culture,… Read More »

The Real Ghostbusters

Having your day perfectly planned out with interviews then coming to find out two of your candidates are a no show. You, my good Recruiter, have been “candidate ghosted.” What is “candidate ghosted”?  We have heard the term in the dating world for some time, and that same term is now widely discussed in the… Read More »

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 »

Ways To Avoid a Zoom Call Catastrophe

We have recently discussed the “Do’s” when it comes to interview and meeting video calls over Zoom. But what about things to avoid when it comes to interviewing or having a meeting over Zoom? Here are some helpful tips to make sure you standout among the crowd. Look At The Camera This may sound simple,… Read More »

Top “Do’s” to Zoom Video Conferencing

The working environment is always evolving and in recent months most have found themselves in an entirely new situation, working remotely. For some companies daily and weekly meetings are a necessity.  To keep in touch with fellow co-workers and hold group meetings, Zoom*, has become the most popular way to hold a video conference call.… 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 »