Change Your Morning Routine – Tips on Preparing for a Successful Day

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Your successful workday starts long before you pull into the parking lot. Rather than arriving at your job rushed, hungry, and/or still half asleep, why not take a few simple measures to set the tone for a productive and satisfying day ahead? Not every one of these ideas will work for you. Take this from… Read more »

The Dos and Don’ts of Office Behavior

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Do you remember the Golden Rule? Also known as the “Ethic of Reciprocity,” it teaches a simple, but profound life lesson: Treat others the same way you want to be treated. It’s one of the best guidelines to remember – and practice – from preschool on. And your workplace is no exception. When you show… Read more »

Are You Bringing the Right Paperwork to Your Job Interview?

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Got a job interview? This is a significant milestone in your job search, as it means your resume and any other initial contact made with a prospective employer scored you a spot on the short list of final candidates. Now for that critical step: your first face-to-face meeting and opportunity to personally sell yourself as… Read more »

How a Font Can Make or Break Your Resume

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What is in a font? We see a lot of resumes in the staffing industry (it’s kind of our job). But flipping through resume, after resume, after resume – we’ve noticed a few minor details that can make or break your resume. For some employers it all comes down to one little word – font…. Read more »

Temp staffing revenue growth sees sudden increase this June

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A recent article on StaffingIndustry.com reported that temporary staffing revenue grew at a median rate of 15% year-over-year in June, accelerating significantly from the 10% pace reported each prior month in 2014, according to the latest Pulse Survey Report by Staffing Industry Analysts. The percentage of firms reporting positive year-over-year revenue growth rose to 82%… Read more »

Charleston Lands Forbes List of Best Places for Business and Careers

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Did you know that Charleston made Forbes list of Best Places for Business and Careers for 2014? Charleston landed #61 on the list of 200 major cities throughout the United States, and was also ranked #28 in “job growth” in this list of major cities. An excerpt from Forbs reads: Charleston is a major tourist… Read more »

Alternative Staffing – Working with passion

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“If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn’t be so wonderful after all.” – Michelangelo At Alternative Staffing, we understand that hard work pays off. We are here to match the appropriate job with a qualified worker to get the job done for our client while helping our workers build… Read more »

Alternative Staffing Debunks Staffing Agency Myths

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Here at Alternative Staffing we are committed to providing worthwhile jobs to qualified workers throughout the Lowcountry and Midlands of South Carolina. You may have heard some myths about staffing agencies, and we are here to debunk them and prove to you that if you are looking for a job…look no further than Alternative Staffing!… Read more »

Spring Cleaning: Could Your Job Search Use a Dusting?

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Spring is here! For most of the nation, it’s especially welcome this year after a brutally hard winter. And for the global economy, it’s a breath of fresh air as businesses are on the rebound from the recent recession. If you’re a job seeker, it’s a good time to refresh, regroup and reorganize. Companies are… Read more »

New Networks: Places You Never Knew You Could Make Connections

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When you’re job hunting, keep your mind open to any and all networking possibilities. Anywhere you visit can become a venue for making new contacts – and anyone you meet can be a potential source of information, insight or professional contacts. Stay Fit While You Network Whether it’s the gym, the golf course or the… Read more »