Archive: November 2015

Dear Atty., Did I Discriminate During A Job Interview?

Dear Attorney: I own a business located here in Madison. A couple of weeks ago I was interviewing a candidate for a customer service position. A couple of minutes into the interview, the candidate went off on a rant about how she is an atheist and started questioning my company’s practices regarding time off for […]

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The Benefits of Direct Hire

In the past, we have covered the difference between the types of job placement options offered by staffing firms. Each company has different needs that determine if a temporary, temp-to-hire or direct hire position is right for an organization, with each type of placement offering a variety of benefits. A direct hire through a staffing […]

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First Impression Tips For Job Seekers

“First impressions are make or break,” said speaker Susan Young at a recent seminar on first impressions. The event, held at DreamBank in Madison on the Capitol Square, focused on how to make the best first impression in any situation. A few of her key points easily translate into tips for job seekers who want […]

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