Stepping Back, Marking Time or Marching Forward- The Choice is Yours

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In my time in the recruiting and staffing industry, I’ve witnessed first hand numerous people who took an entry level position and made it a gateway to a life changing career opportunity. One of the real joys of being in this industry is experiencing the satisfaction of knowing you just helped someone land a job who really needed it, someone whose family really needed it. Certainly there are bad jobs out there.  But there is a big difference between a bad job and a tough or challenging job.  I would...

Top Reasons Why Job Seekers Use Staffing Firms

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As a staffing and recruiting professional, I am often asked by job seekers “Why use a Staffing firm?” Some people think that Staffing firms only help with “temporary” jobs, or certain types of jobs like administrative positions.  And unless you perceive there is a benefit, you may not even think to reach out to a staffing company for your job search.  Many people don’t realize that there is no charge for a staffing firm’s services.  So not only is there no risk in working with a staffing firm...

FrankCrum Staffing is a Finalist for Clearwater Chamber’s Business of the Year

    Strong Family Values and a Rich Local History are FrankCrum Staffing’s Foundation CLEARWATER, Fla. – (Jan. 11, 2016) FrankCrum Staffing has been selected by the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce as a Finalist for Business of the Year in the Large Business category. “Clearwater has been our company’s home for 34 years, and it’s such a pleasure to be involved in this dynamic community.  While it’s rewarding to look back, it’s also exciting to continue to innovate new...

FrankCrum Staffing Names New Director of Operations

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FrankCrum Staffing Names Director of Operations New Role Created to Advance Staffing Services CLEARWATER, Fla. – (October 29, 2015) FrankCrum Staffing is pleased to announce the appointment of Todd Thomas to the role of Director of Operations.  In this newly-created position, Todd will be responsible for contributing to FrankCrum Staffing’s overall business strategy and increasing offerings to both existing and new clients. Todd will oversee product development, product marketing, sales, an...

Congratulations to our Staffing Super Stars

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During National Staffing Employee week, we chose two people extraordinary  from both our Pinellas and Tampa offices  for the 2015 National Staffing Employee of the Year. Please join us in congratulating LaRhon Williams and Yamaira Toledo. LoRhon Williams has worked on assignment for FrankCrum Staffing since 2014.  He is an excellent worker who has a great attitude and whose attendance and timeliness is always on point. In addition producing high volume and high quality work, he is  always willing...

Join Us in Celebrating National Staffing Employee Week

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Employers and employees across the country are celebrating National Staffing Employee Week this week, which is sponsored annually by the American Staffing Association.  Last year the staffing industry supported 14.6 million Americans with jobs. We salute all the temporary and contract professionals who work through staffing firms like FrankCrum Staffing. This week we will announce one winner from each of our branch offices as the FrankCrum Staffing Employee of the Year.  Keep an eye out for pictures ...

4 Things to Do After the Job Interview

So you rocked your job interview. You went in on time, you dressed sharp, you were prepared and you felt confident with your answers.  So, now your work is done….not so fast! The interview was only the beginning. In today’s hypercompetitive job market an effective follow-up is a must after an interview.  This is your last opportunity to sell yourself by reiterating your interest without seeming too pushy. Here are some tips on post-interview etiquette to make you stand out and really make certain t...

Know Yourself and Get the Job You Want

The first step to a successful job search is a realistic assessment of “You” in relation to “The Job.” If you are reading this blog, you are probably looking for a job that fits both your career path and life path. As you begin this process, remember that knowing what you don’t want is as important as knowing what you do want. Why do we recommend an assessment? Hiring managers generally ask two basic questions when they consider job applications: “Is this candidate qualified?” and “...

Learn How to Create a Stand Out Resume

Learn How to Create a Stand-Out Resume Competition for jobs remains fierce and recruiters review hundreds, if not thousands, of resumes each week. Take a deep breath and slowly count to six. That is the average time a recruiter spends reviewing one resume. What’s a job seeker to do? Research reports that some resumes capture up to 6 minutes of a Recruiter’s attention! Surprised? Well organized, easy to read resumes consistently receive more attention. Review the following 6 tips to create a ...