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Becoming a Better Job Candidate, Part 2 of 12: Dressing for Your Interview

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A job interview can be a nerve-wracking experience! You’re meeting new people, trying to remember names, and make an overall good first impression. The better prepared you are, the smoother it will go. Though you can’t control everything about the day, you can at least rehearse your answers, research the company, and select the most… Read more »

6 Tips for Keeping Your Best Employees

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Employee turnover is an important issue that can affect small businesses. Some estimates claim that it costs more than twice the amount of an employee’s annual salary to find and train a replacement. When resources, including time, money, and energy, are spent on hiring, productivity decreases, the rest of the employees are burdened with extra… Read more »

SSI Wins ClearlyRated’s 2019 Best Of Staffing® Client And Talent Awards

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Cranberry Township, PA – February 7th, 2019 – SSI, a leading employment agency in the IT, Engineering, and Professional labor categories, announced today that they have won ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards for providing superior service to their clients and placed talent. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing winners… Read more »

5 Benefits of Working With a Staffing Firm

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Hiring is one of the most challenging tasks a business leader takes on. It’s time-consuming, expensive, and frustrating when you can’t find that perfect candidate. And the longer it takes, the longer a job will remain vacant and the less productive and efficient your team will be. But using a staffing firm can make that… Read more »

Improving Your Management Skills, Part 1 of 12: Learn to Delegate

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No matter what kind of leader you are, delegating some of your responsibilities is the key to maximizing productivity and preventing burn out. But that’s easier said than done. It’s hard to know which tasks to let go of and which employees you can trust. Sometimes it’s just easier to do things yourself. But if… Read more »

Becoming a Better Job Candidate, Part 1 of 12: Improving Your Communication

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Communication is one of the most important soft skills that employers and hiring managers look for when they’re vetting candidates. Almost every single job requires some form of communication, whether it’s in email form, face to face interactions, or crafting publications to be dispersed to the public. So it’s important to show off your communication… Read more »

5 Ways to Improve Your Style of Management

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The work landscape is ever-changing. Generational makeups shift over time, cultural standards morph, and worker preferences evolve, all of which can make your current management style less effective or even inappropriate. Luckily, you can improve your style of management with some effort and due diligence. Here are five approaches that can help you get started…. Read more »

Is 2019 Your Year for a New Job?

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At the start of the new year, most people are highly focused on the potential of the future. Reflecting on the year gone by allowed them to learn from mistakes and identify frustrations, making it easier to envision a path forward that leads to success. Contemplating a new job is common at the start of… Read more »

SSI is Recognized by TechServe Alliance with “Excellence Award”

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Cranberry Township, PA (December 12, 2018) – SSI today announced it has earned the annual Excellence Award from TechServe Alliance. The award recognizes IT & engineering staffing and solutions firms that have demonstrated outstanding performance, team productivity and dedication to continuous improvement.  TechServe Alliance, the national trade association of the IT & engineering staffing and… Read more »