Websites are the new first impression

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First impressions mean everything. Your website is the first impression of your business, so why not make it great? Having a credible website is a must and will help instill trust in those who visit it. Because, let’s face it, people don’t trust a poorly built website. A website is one of the most important,… Read more »

Alternative Staffing Sponsors North Charleston Rotary Roundball Classic

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Alternative Staffing is pleased to be the Game Day sponsor of the 22nd North Charleston Rotary Roundball Classic. As the premier Boys Basketball Tournament in the Lowcountry, the Roundball Classic will bring together 16 local and nationally recognized teams to compete. This event not only boasts some of the best high school talent in the… Read more »

How to have a successful coffee meeting with a potential mentor

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One of the best things to have in your professional career is a mentor (or a few). Sure, you have a few people that you admire and aspire to be like, but you would never reach out to them. Think again. It is important to put yourself out there and network. Sitting on the couch… Read more »

Unlimited vacation time, it’s a real thing

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CNN money published a recent article about how some companies offer unlimited vacation time for their employees. YES, you heard that right, unlimited vacation time. When we read that, we had the same reaction that you did just now! This sparked CNN’s interest when this past Wednesday, Virgin Group billionaire business mogul, Richard Branson, announced… Read more »

Congratulations to our Dog Days of Summer Contest Winner

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With nearly 300 photos submitted to the Alternative Staffing Dog Days of Summer Contest, we are happy to announce that Ashley McDonald’s picture of her dog, Willard was the grand prize winner and took home a $150.00 gift basket from Dolittles. We received so many photos, that we couldn’t just choose 1 to be our… Read more »

According to ASA, 99% of determined temp employees achieve permanent jobs

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Recently the American Staffing Association unveiled the results of the 2014 ASA Staffing Employee Survey, which revealed that 99% of temporary and contract employees who want permanent positions achieve this career objective. Virtually all survey respondents indicated that securing a permanent job was important to them, and half (49%) stated that finding permanent employment was the primary… Read more »

Don’t take casual Fridays too casual

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Happy Friday from the Alternative Staffing team! If you are like our office, we like to keep our attire more casual on Fridays. But Forbes recently reported that workers shouldn’t take casual Friday too casual. While Casual Friday can mean different things to different companies, you don’t want to show up to work in your… Read more »

Alternative Staffing featured in Holy City Sinner

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Thanks to the Holy City Sinner for featuring Alternative Staffing and our “Dog Days of Summer” contest. We are halfway through the month of August, and we have a half of a month to go! We have received an overwhelming amount of support from our friends and followers. Check out our Facebook album to see… Read more »

Alternative Staffing Featured in Charleston Regional Business Journal

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The Charleston Regional Business Journal featured the Alternative Staffing “Dog Days of Summer” photo contest in the paper’s “Helping Out” section on August 6, 2014. We are thrilled to host this contest to raise awareness for the Charleston Animal Society and encourage pet adoptions in our community. Submit a photo of your dog for your… Read more »

Enter the Alternative Staffing “Dog Days of Summer” contest to support the Charleston Animal Society and win a gift basket from Dolittles

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The dog days of summer are here, and what better way to celebrate than to help raise money for the Charleston Animal Society. You’re local Alternative Staffing is excited to host a “Dog Days of Summer” photo contest for an entire month doing just that! Starting today, August 1, 2014 through Labor Day, September 1,… Read more »