Should You Consider Commute Time Into Salary Negotiations?

With gas prices on the rise, suddenly, the cost to commute might be a consideration in your job search. What if, though, the ideal job comes along, but you’re worried about the final price tag for getting there each day? The good news is that the negotiation phase of a job search is the ideal… Read More »

What Are The Benefits of Working With a Staffing Firm?

What Are The Benefits of Working With a Staffing Firm? | Future Force Personnel

Staffing agencies have changed a lot over the years. It used to be they filled only clerical or light industrial openings on a temporary basis. Today, lawyers, executive assistances, construction workers, medical professionals, IT experts, and senior managers are all finding jobs through staffing agencies. If you’re looking for a new job, a staffing agency,… Read More »

How to Shut Your Work Brain Off After the Day

How to Shut Your Work Brain Off After the Day | Future Force Personnel

When you’ve finished your workday, you want to unwind and spend time with your family or friends. However, this can be difficult if you have a hard time shutting your brain off from a demanding day. You don’t want to think about work, yet a difficult project, unhappy customer, or stressful deadline keeps circling around… Read More »

You Are a Superhero Between Work & Home, Give Yourself a Break

Ever feel like there’s not enough time in your day? You have too much to do and are constantly burning the candle at both ends to get it all done. Rather than taking on more, do less. In fact, if you’re like many of today’s workers, who are on the verge of burnout, it’s time… Read More »

The Impacts of Exercise on the Brain

These days, life is particularly stressful and uncertain. While you don’t have a lot of control over the direction of the pandemic, or any other stressors in your life, there are ways you can better manage the tension and anxiety they cause. One simple step to take is adding exercise to your daily routine. When… Read More »

Are You Hiring for Trainability?

There’s no such thing as the perfect candidate. However, some candidates are better than others. One quality that can make a candidate more attractive versus another is trainability. This means they’re eager to learn and have the capacity to gain the skills they need to succeed in your position. So during the hiring process, how… Read More »

What to Say When Asked, “What Are Your Salary Expectations?”

There are many common questions asked during job interviews. However, the one that makes candidates most nervous involves talking about money. Keep in mind, discussing salary is a good thing. If the employer can’t offer you what you’re worth, you can move on without wasting additional time. If they’re offering a salary that’s in line… Read More »

Interview Question Prep: “Why Should We Hire You?”

Are you the right person for the job? With every interview question they ask, hiring managers are trying to find this out. It’s why they’ll often come out and ask you specifically why they should hire you. Not only do they want to assess how quickly you think on your feet, but why you see… Read More »

Preparing for an Interview? Here are the Best Ways to Showcase Your Accomplishments

The interview is your opportunity to explain to the hiring manager why you’re the right candidate for the job. To do this, you need to focus on your accomplishments. While employers are interested in job duties and experience, what they really want to know about is your proven track record. It’s why discussing your achievements… Read More »

What Skills Should You Spotlight During an Interview?

During the interview process, a hiring manager is asking you many questions. At the same time, they’re asking themselves whether you’re the right fit for their needs. The best way to stand out? Focus on your skills. Here are a few to spotlight and why they’re so important. Technical skills & experience. When it comes… Read More »