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Even with unemployment at one of the lowest rates in the last decade, it doesn’t guarantee that you’ll snag a job without trouble. Job searchers often make common and avoidable mistakes that prevent them from getting interviews in the first place or succeeding in the interview process. Keep reading for some of these common mistakes… Read more »

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Virtually every interview ends with the interviewer asking if you have any questions. It’s partially an opportunity for you to get clarification. It’s mostly a test that many interviewees don’t handle well. The interviewer wants some sign that you’ve looked into the company or industry and plan on sticking around. So, here are some questions… Read more »

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Getting into the interview phase is often such a struggle that you may feel like you need to take any job offer that comes your way. In practice, though, a bad job can prove even more disastrous than waiting a little longer for another option. Keep reading to learn some red flags to watch for when interviewing.  Your… Read more »

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Thank you to our Staffing Stars!   GPS salutes our nation’s staffing stars during National Staffing Employee Week!  We’re proud to employ many talented temporary/contract employees who actively contribute to growth of our local and national economy!  GPS is joining staffing firms from across the nation in celebrating National Staffing Employee Week from September 16th-22nd. Established… Read more »

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The old chestnut about the clothes making the person might be cliché but that doesn’t mean there isn’t truth to it. Think about how you respond to other people’s clothes. If you see someone wearing dirty work boots, jeans and a T-shirt, you make assumptions about them and their job. It turns out the clothes you wear also trigger certain mental… Read more »

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Once you land a job, it feels great. It’s easy to feel like you’ve gotten through the hard part. Getting through the interview process and landing the job is hard work, but you aren’t quite done yet. Your first day means navigating a lot of new territory and new personalities. There are some things you’ll want to do… Read more »

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Sooner or later, everyone faces a situation where they don’t get a job they thought was a lock. Maybe they called you in for three interviews, or the hiring manager acted like you already had the job. It’s devastating when the rejection email or phone call comes. It can leave you depressed, angry or sap… Read more »

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$542 Employee Referral Bonus! Any GPS associate who receives a $50 Referral Bonus starting July 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, will have a chance to receive an additional $542 BONUS in a quarterly random drawing in October 2019 and January 2020! How to earn a $50 Referral BONUS? once all of the following criteria… Read more »

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Even highly qualified people often stumble on writing their resumes. It’s hard to describe yourself accurately. If resume writing has tripped you up in the past, keep reading for some steps that will make the process easier for you. Understand the Hiring Process HR departments don’t review every resume that comes into their inbox. Many… Read more »