Obviously, holiday office parties aren’t meant to be the minefields that they can sometimes be. They are intended as a way for employees to mingle, bound and share good times and memories of the passing year. They can also be great morale builders and can help create a rapport with customers (that is if you […]

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Even for people who have been in the job market for some time, it can sometimes be hard to gauge how well an interview has gone. That is why sometimes a person can get the feeling that an interview has gone quite well when in fact it did not. As one of the staffing agencies […]

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You’ve made it through your first interview for the position you are pursuing and now feel that you can breathe a sigh of relief. But wait! Don’t get too comfortable yet. The first interview that applicants undergo is often used by employers to select candidates who fill the basic requirements of the position. Hiring managers […]

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Executive Assistant – According to a 2013 study conducted by Millennial Branding and American Express, hiring executives highly favor skills such as the ability to prioritize work (87 percent), a positive attitude (86 percent) and teamwork skills (86 percent). What do these skills have in common? They are what are known as “soft skills.” Soft […]

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As difficult as it may be for some job applicants to believe, the dreaded background check helps both the employer and the potential employee. It protects the integrity of the hiring process and it ensures that each candidate is matched with the appropriate position. Additionally, background checks also help protect the reputation of staffing firms […]

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Congratulations! You’ve been offered a position at a prestigious company that aligns with your skills, abilities, and education. You’ve beaten out other candidates by acing the interview and making an initial good impression with hiring managers at the company. Now comes the hard part. Now comes the part where you must familiarize yourself with and […]

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As surely as night follows day, great organizational skills lead directly to greater workplace productivity. This is why executives value this quality in their assistants. Assistants who are well organized are less likely to make mistakes, redo tasks and waste valuable time and resources. Adding great organizational abilities to your skill set also helps make […]

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There is an old saying that goes “you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression.” This is certainly the case with resumes—and as a top executive assistant staffing firm in New York, we know resumes. They are a one shot opportunity for candidates to make themselves stand out among the competition. After […]

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Executives may run the show, but anyone with any experience in business knows that they would be nothing without their assistants. A good assistant is often the force that keeps a company running. And a bad assistant— well we’ve all dealt with one. Here are some qualities of a great executive assistant: Great communication skills: […]

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