Separating Yourself in the Hiring Process

Posted on: December 17th, 2019

When searching for a job, you need to separate yourself from the other prospects through LinkedIn, your resume, your cover letter and hopefully, the interview. Making a great first impression online is important to catch a hiring manager’s interest. Once you have them interested, your personality and achievements can prove why you would successfully fulfill […]

A Simple Guide to Your First Day at Work

Posted on: March 22nd, 2019

On your first day at work, it’s important to make a good impression. In order to do that, you need to be prepared by dressing appropriately, understanding your responsibilities and behaving appropriately. Starting a new job can be intimidating but you can put yourself at ease if you know what to ask to accomplish your […]

Cedar Rapids: A Great Place to Live and Work

Posted on: April 25th, 2018

Located in Eastern Iowa Cedar Rapids hovers almost exactly halfway between Iowa’s Northern and Southern border. As the second most populated city in the state Cedar Rapids resembles the typical Iowa river-town. Those who seek a laid-back community setting with plenty of activities and amenities available prefer to settle down in Cedar Rapids. It’s arguably […]

Waterloo: A Great Place to Live and Work in 2018

Posted on: March 13th, 2018

Seated along the Cedar River, Waterloo is home to approximately 68,000 Iowans. This highly agricultural community is Iowa’s sixth-largest city and a great place to work, raise a family, and send children to school. Premier Staffing in Waterloo is dedicated to helping community members find good work and good companies in the area. Economic and community development […]

Working in a Warehouse

Posted on: December 22nd, 2017

No matter where you are in the U.S., there’s a pretty good chance you can find employment within at least one warehouse. Although warehouse jobs are generally plentiful, they sometimes get a bad rap. Admittedly these jobs aren’t for everyone, but many generations have made a long-lasting career out of this line of work and […]

Costs Of Making The Wrong Hire

Posted on: October 25th, 2017

Efficiency and productivity is the key to achieving growth within any given industry. Businesses must also avoid frivolous spending habits but the aforementioned growth strategies are of utmost importance. In order to maximize overall productivity, you must prioritize tasks for each department ensure each employee is maximizing their own productivity. This means they are operating […]

Negatives of Collecting Unemployment

Posted on: July 20th, 2017

Claim Limits The government limits the amount of unemployment a claimant receives. Each state sets a minimum and maximum weekly benefit amount a claimant may receive. These amounts are often based on a number that changes from time to time, such as the state’s minimum wage or the state’s average wage. In Iowa, you can […]

Time & Money Wasted on Hiring

Posted on: May 4th, 2017

Hiring is a lot like dating. You want to find the perfect match and the right fit. In order to do that, you ask a lot of questions, spend money on and time with the person, listen, negotiate terms, see how they like your friends/co-workers and hope for the best. But, unlike dating, hiring can […]

Eleven Strong Ways to Start a New Job

Posted on: February 23rd, 2017

  You applied for the job. You interviewed for the position. You waited for the news. And you just received the phone call. You got the job. Congratulations. Once you’ve celebrated your good fortune, then it’s time to prepare. First, talk to your current employer. Make sure you give your company ample time to hire […]

Thirteen Steps to Prepare for an Interview

Posted on: December 29th, 2016

  “Opportunities don’t often come along. So, when they do, you have to grab them.” –Audrey Hepburn, actress You found a job that interests you. You applied. And now you have an interview. At Premier Staffing, we know that first impressions matter. We also know that second impressions matter. We want you to be prepared […]