Opportunities Move Quickly

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With your experience in independent consulting, you’ve most likely realized that the opportunities you want to pursue typically close just as quickly as they open. It’s a competitive market and a lot of other equally qualified candidates are chomping at the bit to hop on their next project. Timing is everything – so what can… Read more »

Marketing your resume in 2019

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Resumes have been used for years and are an expected part of the job search process. You’ll almost always be asked for one.  In the job market of 2019 there are so many ways to get your resume exposure. Research shows that about 80% of jobs are eventually filled through networking!  With the endless possibilities… Read more »

Properly Preparing for your Phone Interview

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So, you’ve made it through the hard part and now it’s time to speak with the hiring manager. It’s important to prepare for this properly so that you are positioning yourself in the best light. Some of these steps may seem rudimentary but understanding them and keeping it simple will put you a step up… Read more »

Back to Basics – The Trifecta

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The independent world can be unpredictable at best, so it’s important to maximize what you can control as a consultant: 1. LinkedIn Do you really need a LinkedIn? Yes. As an independent consultant, you are your own brand and having a LinkedIn presence is important. However, if LinkedIn isn’t really your thing – that’s okay!… Read more »

Recruiter Tip – Reference Checks

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The staffing industry has grown year after year and will continue to grow for the foreseeable future – surprising, right? Whether you are a veteran consultant or recently started your consulting career, there is a decent chance you have already been contacted by one or more staffing agencies this week alone. While some companies pride… Read more »

Let Recruiters Find You on LinkedIn

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Looking for a new opportunity or interested in staying in the know is just a few clicks away. Recruiters search LinkedIn for available consultants all the time.  Below are some tips to assist you with letting Recruiters know you are looking and that you are open to be contacted for new opportunities. Make yourself available:… Read more »

Donovan & Watkins March 2019 Newsletter

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  For over 40 years Donovan & Watkins has been known as a premier professional search firm for all Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Legal, and Administrative needs. With our acquisition by BG Staffing, we now are able to offer a full range of staffing solutions through the help of our sister companies. By having… Read more »

Got the interview? Now what? Don’t just sit back and wait! Be proactive and beat out the competition!

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Preparation is key to a successful interview! All too many times do we find ourselves feeling overly confident that we are going to win the position only to find out that someone else did more homework. Be fully prepared for those unexpected questions. Also, make sure you learn your CV and previous experience. Don’t forget… Read more »

Candidate/Recruiter Relationship

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Take a minute to consider the key ingredients of a successful and happy relationship. What qualities do you look for in friends? Teammates? Significant others? It shouldn’t take long for you to come to the realization that there is a common formula to relationship building, no matter the setting. Whether you are a candidate looking… Read more »

BG Staffing’s President and CEO, Beth Garvey, Named to the 2019 Staffing 100 List

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BG Staffing, Inc. NYSE American: BGSF, a rapidly growing national provider of professional temporary staffing services, proudly announces that Staffing Industry Analyst (SIA), the global advisors on staffing and workforce solutions, has named Beth Garvey, BG’s  President and Chief Executive Officer, to the  2019 Staffing 100 list. The list recognizes the top influencers in the… Read more »