The Right Candidate Isn’t Always Right in Front of You

Author: Beth Tucker, CEO What do a restaurant manager, an administrative assistant, and a stay-at-home mother have in common? They all have the soft skills needed to be excellent customer service representatives. I was reading an article in USA Today that described how these candidates didn’t traditionally fit the mold of customer service reps, but …

The Most Commonly Overlooked Item to Bring to an Interview: Part 2

  Last week we talked about why you should include business cards as part of the interview process. This week, we’re delving into what to include on the cards and how best to design them. Our Associate Recruiter, Amar, weighs in: Q: What should you include in your business cards? A: You should always include …

The Most Commonly Overlooked Item to Bring to an Interview: Part 1

Most of us know the basics for how to prepare for an interview, networking event, or career fair – bring copies of your resume, draft a list of questions, dress to impress, etc. However, there is one item to include that is often overlooked: business cards. In this Q&A with KNF&T’s Associate Recruiter, Amar, we …

What to Expect at Staffing Firm Interviews

So, you’re interviewing with a staffing firm. Congrats! Contract work is a wonderful option for so many reasons…. if you’re in-between jobs, a recent graduate, want to gain industry experience, and more. If you’ve made an appointment with a staffing firm, here’s what you can expect from your visit, and some tips to make the …

5 Tips for a Shorter (and Smarter) Way to Hire

There’s almost nothing more exciting than when you find that needle in the talent haystack. Someone who has all the experience you were looking for – the one who will both fit in seamlessly and hit the ground running. But… there’s nothing more disappointing than hearing that person has accepted another company’s offer before yours. …

5 Tips for Writing a Thank You Letter

A successful interview doesn’t end once your interview is over. There’s a crucial element that can boost your chances of landing the job, yet more and more candidates forget about it: the thank you letter. Here are five steps to help you craft your next thank you letter so you can make a great impression …