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June Networking & Fun

Find out how the Hunter Hamilton team kicked off summer with networking and team building.

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A Look Back on 2016

Happy 2017! We hope you had a happy holiday season. We’re excited for what the coming year has in store! Before we get too far into the new year, we want to take a moment to reflect on 2016. After reviewing many of the memories captured in photos, we decided to put a video together […]

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The Winner: 2nd Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest

Thank you to all of our valued clients who participated in our 2nd Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest! Once again, we were blown away by your creativity! The winner is…

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Contingent Workforce Management Solutions (Staffing Industry Analysts)

Contract labor has become increasingly popular, yet it also presents a number of challenges. Joshua Smith, VP of Business Development with Atterro, Hunter Hamilton’s parent company, recently wrote an article for Staffing Industry Analysts with contingent workforce management solutions.

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Cross-Training Tips (PKWY Magazine)

If you are looking to improve your cross-training program, check out this article published in PKWY Magazine with 6 quick tips.

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2016 Midyear Hiring Forecast Released

Now that we’re in the second half of 2016, it’s a good time to get a pulse on hiring for the remainder of the year. Check out the key findings from CareerBuilder’s Midyear Forecast.

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Accounting Jobs in High Demand

If you’ve been looking to add an accountant to your team, you’ve likely come to realize that it’s a job seeker’s market. Just how competitive is the market? Find out!

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Managing Your Workforce During the Busy Summer Months

The kids are out of school, the weather is warming up, and the beaches are calling. Employees will also soon be taking time off. Are you ready?

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Tips for Hiring New Grads (The Staffing Stream)

A new crop of graduates is about to burst onto the job market. If you’re considering hiring one of them, keep these three hiring mistakes in mind.

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Hiring Trends: The Rise of the Contingent Workforce

The traditional workforce is changing. Today’s average mix of contingent workers has grown to 18%. Discover how businesses are adapting to this trend.

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Using technology to communicate at work

Using Technology to Communicate at Work

There are many ways to communicate at work. Before you shoot off an email, text, or instant message, make sure you’re using technology appropriately.

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Staying professional at work

How to Keep It Professional While Still Being Yourself at Work

Being yourself at work while staying professional can be challenging. Use these tips to help overcome this obstacle.

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How to stay motivated at work

Turn Up Your Motivation

Motivation is like a cup of coffee. It starts hot, but it can cool off unless you keep freshening it. Check out our tips for staying motivated at work.

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Tips for hiring seasonal help

6 Tips for Hiring Seasonal Help

Seasonal staffing can be challenging, but it doesn’t need to be stressful. Here are a few of our top tips when it comes to hiring seasonal short-term help.

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Job Hunting 101

Job Hunting Strategies for Today’s Job Market

It takes work to find work. Follow these six job hunting strategies to improve your chances of landing your next job.

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Secrets of networking

8 Networking Secrets

Your next job likely won’t come from a job board, rather through your professional network. How do you build a network? Check out our 8 networking secrets!

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Best interview questions to stand out

Job Hunting & Standing Out from the Crowd (Part 3: Interviewing)

You did it! The hiring manager chose you as a top candidate for the job. Now it’s time to stand out during the interview.

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Leverage Social Media in Job Searching

How to Use Social Media in Your Job Search

Learning how to use social media in your job search can be tricky, but we’ve got some useful tips to help navigate the employment field.

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Tips for applying for jobs

How to Stand Out During the Job Search (Part 2: Applying for Jobs)

When applying for jobs, you can be sure that other applicants are using everything in their arsenals to land the job – and you need to do the same. Here’s how!

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How to begin your job search

Job Hunting & Standing Out from the Crowd (Part 1: First Steps)

The work to find a job begins long before you send your resume to a potential employer. Here are a few first steps every job seeker should take.

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Increase Your LinkedIn Presence

Increase Your Online Presence Through LinkedIn

If you’re looking to increase your LinkedIn presence, learn how to take full advantage of LinkedIn and this social platform to find success.

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10 Good Interview Questions to Ask

10 Good Interview Questions to Ask

Asking good questions during an interview will show that you’re interested and prepared. What qualifies as a “good question?” Here are a few ideas!

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Tips for working with a staffing agency

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship with a Staffing Partner

A staffing agency provides access to top talent and makes the hiring process more efficient. Here are 5 steps you can take to maximize the benefits.

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How to advance your career

How to Advance Your Career

If you’re looking to advance your career and want to get noticed by management, here are some things to keep in mind.

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How to prepare for a behavioral interview

How to Prepare for a Behavioral Interview

Before you walk into a behavioral interview, it’s wise to consider what competencies the employer may be looking for. Let Hunter Hamilton help you prepare.

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How to Stay Healthy in 2016

Kicking Off 2016: How to Stay Healthy in the New Year

Use these 9 tips to help you start 2016 out right and to stay healthy in the new year.

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Survive & Thrive On Your First Day on the Job

Tips for the First Day of Work

Starting a new job brings a mix of emotions from excitement to anxiety. Follow these tips to make a great impression on your first day.

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Promote workplace and employee wellness

How to Boost Employee Health and Morale

Employee wellness programs are not just nice to have, they are proven to improve productivity and increase morale. Here are a few ideas for your workplace.

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How to prepare for an interview

5 Ways to Prepare for an Interview

In order to nail an interview, you need to strategize and practice. Follow these 5 tips to ensure you are confident and well prepared!

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Professional development ideas

10 Ways to Foster Professional Development in the Workplace

If you want to be recognized as top employer, it’s imperative to embrace ongoing professional development. Read our 10 doable ideas!

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How to negotiate a salary raise

How to Negotiate Your Starting Salary

Are you ready to talk money? And possibly even negotiate salary? Use these strategies to help you get the pay you want and deserve.

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How to break the ice at networking events

15 Conversation Starters for Networkers

Networking is important, but it can be intimidating. If you struggle with starting a conversation, consider these 15 icebreakers.

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Discover what makes a great employee

7 Qualities of Exceptional Employees

Finding an outstanding employee requires looking beyond skills, education, and experience. Discover ideal traits and how to identify them.

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How to Look for a Job While Employed

Looking for a job while still employed can be hard! Follow these do’s and don’ts to stay professional and turn your current manager into a future reference.

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Tips for Listing Contract Work on Your Resume

4 Tips for Listing Contract Work on Your Resume

You may be wondering if contract work has a place on your resume. It does! Learn three tips for listing temp work on your resume.

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How to Clean Up Your Online Footprint

How to Clean Up Your Online Footprint

There’s a good chance that employers will check out your digital footprint before offering a job. Use these tips to clean up your social media accounts.

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Employer’s Resume Checklist: How to Screen Candidates Efficiently

Tasked with reviewing a stack of resumes and feeling overwhelmed? Use this resume checklist as a guide to make the process painless.

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Hiring Tips: How to Maintain Your Company Culture

Hiring Tips: How to Maintain Your Company Culture

To attract and retain the right people, employers are encouraged to create a meaningful work culture. Learn how to hire to protect and enhance this culture.

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6 Ways to Make Networking Easier

6 Ways to Make Networking Easier

Networking events are a great way to advance your career, but they can be awkward. Follow these tips to become a natural networker.

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The #1 Resume Rule To Follow

The Most Important Resume Rule to Follow

You don’t need to be William Shakespeare to compose a solid resume. You do, however, need to follow this resume rule.

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Laura Kelley- Senior VP of Professional Services

Meet Our Senior Leaders: Laura Kelley- SVP of Professional Services, Atterro

For the next few months, we will be profiling leaders of all levels at Atterro. We hope these insights allow you to better get to know our leadership team, and use their advice and tips in your searches for talent or a job.

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Short-Term Hiring Tips

Short-Term Hiring Tips

When seasonal demands require increasing your workforce, consider these hiring tips to ensure that you have a dependable short-term workforce.

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Working with a recruiter

10 Things You Should Know About Working with a Recruiter

A recruiter provides a number of benefits for job seekers. Wondering what you’re missing? Check out our top 10 reasons to work with a recruiter.

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the Art of Recruiting Docufilm

5 Takeaways from the Art of Recruiting Docufilm

Shannon Sanderson, senior creative recruiter, was recently featured in a documentary about the recruiting profession. Get the highlights and watch the film.

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Soft Skills for Job Hunters

Learn why soft skills matter – often, even more so than technical skills – and which soft skills most employers look for in an employee.

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Our Docufilm Debut: A Peek Inside the World of Recruiting

One of our senior recruiters was recently featured in a documentary about the recruiting profession! Learn about the film and watch a snippet.

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Meet Our Senior Leaders: Michelle Decker

For the next few months, we will be profiling leaders of all levels at Atterro. We hope these insights allow you to better get to know our leadership team, and use their advice and tips in your searches for talent or a job.

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LinkedIn Tips: How to Get a Stronger Profile

Learn simple ways to optimize your LinkedIn profile so that your “online resume” is professional and gets noticed by hiring managers.

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Top 7 Tips for Working with a Recruiter

Don’t job hunt alone! Learn how to work with a recruiter to get expert advice and access to jobs you would miss on your own.

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Learn about the different types of employment

Understanding the Different Types of Employment

Learn about the three types of employment – contract , contract-to-hire, and direct hire – to better determine which type is best for you.

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Resources for Researching an Employer

When preparing for an interview, it’s important to learn more about the company, what questions to ask, and if they are a good match for you. Here’s how!

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How to Effectively Lead a Multi-Generational Workforce

Today’s workforce includes multiple generations – each with their own work styles and values. Learn how to effectively motivate a multi-generational team.

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Wearing Your Sales Hat During Budget Season

Here are a few tips gleaned from the sales process that will help you create a winning budget season – and, ultimately, close the deal.

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Seven Tips to Boost Your Job Satisfaction

Seven Tips to Boost Your Job Satisfaction

Feeling “blah” about your job? These seven tips will help you breathe new life into your job and achieve greater job satisfaction.

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Benjamin Franklin’s Top Time Management Tips

Benjamin Franklin’s Top Time Management Tips

Get more done in less time with these 10 time management tips based on Benjamin Franklin’s proven principles.

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The Impact of Minimum Wage Increases

There has been a lot of talk about minimum wage increases – at the federal, state, and local level. Just this month, Los Angeles, the second largest city in the US, approved an increase to $15 per hour by 2020. Employers in LA are required to increase their wages in stages – $10.50 by 2016, […]

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How Small Business Outsourcing Can Impact Your Bottom Line

How Small Business Outsourcing Can Impact Your Bottom Line

How to use small business outsourcing to focus your energy on your core competencies and plan for future growth.

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5 Healthy Habits for the Workplace

5 Healthy Habits for the Workplace

Avoid feeling rundown and zoned out by implementing these five health tips while on the job – they’ll help you handle stress and perform at your peak!

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Achieving Work-Life Balance

Tips for Maintaining Work-Life Balance

To help you feel satisfied on the job and at home, read these seven common work-life balance challenges and how you can overcome.

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Six Ways Volunteering Can Advance Your Job Search

Making a difference in the lives of others is rewarding and life-changing. There’s another benefit: volunteering can also boost your career and job search.

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How to Build an Employee Onboarding Process

How to Build an Employee Onboarding Process

This employee onboarding process will help you guide new hires toward productivity and peak performance – and provide the resources they need.

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10 Easy Steps To Create A Plan To Retain Top Talent

Talent retention seems simple: hire qualified people, treat them well, pay them fairly, and they’ll stay for life, right? Not in today’s employment market.

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Are You Ready for Tax Season?

Discover the TOP 3 challenges your company will face this year and how you can reduce work overload and stress.

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How to Net Results in Networking

Build relationships, introduce people and don’t forget to NETWORK.

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April Events Recap

We would like to thank Avila University and Grant Thornton for hosting our recent resume review and panel discussion events.

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Michelle Decker Discusses Resume Do’s and Don’ts

Michelle Decker Discusses Resume Do’s and Don’ts. Typos. Sharing too much personal information and bad formatting. They’re all no-no’s when it comes to resume writing.

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Ten ways to manage your time better

Benjamin Franklin was an author, printer, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, activist, statesman and diplomat. Talk about a multi-tasker! To cope with everything he had going, Franklin developed a list of habits he knew could bring about positive change in his life and he set a goal to nurture one habit each week for a year.

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Work-life balance: challenge accepted

Keeping personal life on an even footing with work demands seems impossible for people who want to always give 100%, especially when employers reduce their workforce and expect the remaining staff to do more. So, how do you handle the challenges and feel satisfied on the job and at home?

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