Author: Evelyn Vega

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  You aren’t alone if you’re looking to rebound your career after a layoff. This month, Amazon joined other tech giants, including Twitter and Meta (formerly Facebook), in a significant workforce reduction—laying off ten thousand employees. With an economy in flux and problematic inflation, job security...

  Writing about yourself is never easy, period. And crafting your professional bio comes with some added pressure because it matters more to your career than anything else you write. Whether it’s living on your website, your LinkedIn summary, or on a company or association page—your...

  If you interview job candidates—keep reading—this blog takes you through some seemingly innocuous questions that can get you into legal trouble. With the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in place to safeguard applicants from discrimination, some strict laws might surprise you. In this blog,...

  The first few days and weeks on a job are intense. There’s a new tech stack to navigate, new team members to meet, a new hierarchy and set of team dynamics, and a serious case of information overload. The launchpad for a contract position and...

  September is here. The great pumpkin-latte debate is in full swing again, schools online and onsite or in session, and yes, it just so happens to be Update Your Resume Month. But at Staffing Strong, we think of it as Update Your Professional Presence Month...

  As the great resignation continues, more American workers are prioritizing their mental health over how things look on their resumes and rage quitting. Rage quitting is an unfortunate hallmark of toxic workplaces when an employee quits on the spot. Employers are already struggling with retention...

2020 brought a sea change to business as usual as the American workforce—and global enterprise—went fully remote. Remote work has become the new normal. There have been some perks for employers, too, saving on business maintenance, upkeep, and travel expenses. About 64% of employees currently...