Opportunities Move Quickly - 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 »
Back to Basics – The Trifecta - 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 - 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 »
Got the interview? Now what? Don’t just sit back and wait! Be proactive and beat out the competition! - 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 »
Recruiter Tip for Consultants – Ask Questions - Recruiter Tip for Consultants – Ask Questions   An interview can be both exciting and stressful, and your level of preparation ahead of a meeting can make or break your chances at the role, regardless of your skillset. The types of questions you ask during an interview can say so much about your personality and... Read more »
You Snooze, You Lose - Timing is Everything Seasoned independent consultants know all too well that the hiring process can end up feeling like a game of “hurry up and wait.” Due to this mindset, even the most qualified candidates can fall into a cycle of believing they have time to burn and miss out on making a first impression.... Read more »
Recruiter Communication – Skills Communication - As a recruiter, we speak with thousands of consultants to evaluate their background and determine the best fit for our clients’ requirements. Regardless of the type of job, the easiest way to break down what we are looking for is into two categories: hard skills and soft skills. Like hardware and software, they both need... Read more »
BG Staffing’s President and CEO, L. Allen Baker, Jr., Named to the 2018 Staffing 100 List - Staffing Industry Analysts’ List Recognizes Top Influencers BG Staffing, Inc. NYSE MKT: BGSF, a rapidly growing national provider of professional temporary staffing services, proudly announces that Staffing Industry Analyst (SIA), the global advisors on contingent work, has named L. Allen Baker, Jr., BG’s  President and Chief Executive Officer, to the  2018 Staffing 100 list. The... Read more »
2018 W-2 Information! - Looking for your 2018 W-2? We’ve made it easy for you! Login to your Web Center account using the proper link below and opt to receive your W-2 electronically! We think you’ll find this much more efficient and quicker! The simple instructions to opt-in for electronic W-2s are below. (Note: If you continue to get... Read more »