Phone 101: When An Employer Calls

Have you ever spoken to someone on the phone for the first time and created a mental image of what that person is like? This mental imagery is doubly important when dealing with employers while applying for a job. As a... Continue reading →

Letters of Recommendation and References

Once of the best things you can do to make an employer's hiring decision easy is to have a letter of recommendation or provide quality professional references. If you are laid off from an employer and you have a good... Continue reading →

Preparing for Your Next Job

When is the best time to prepare for your next job? How about today! Candidates sometimes push back when we suggest apply for a contract position , rather than direct hire position. When you think about though, each job is day-to-day. There... Continue reading →

Is Your Internet Presence What You Intended?

In the staffing business, we are looking at resumes and doing Internet searches constantly. Hardly a day goes by that we don't discover something that makes us wonder out loud, "Is this how this candidate really wanted to be portrayed?"... Continue reading →

Working with a Search Firm – Do’s and Don’ts

If you're considering working with an employment search and staffing firm for the first time, there are certain points to consider that should prove mutually beneficial. At MDS Staffing, we sometimes describe the service we provide as being "an extra... Continue reading →