Marquee Staffing Blog

Why Temporary Workers Quit and what you can do about it

Earlier this year, Staffing Industry Analysts conducted a survey which showed that approximately 31% of temporary workers quit their assignments prematurely, and up to 10% of them drop the job before they even begin working. While most of the reasons were of a personal nature, the most common being the acceptance of a better job… Read more »

Three Smart Questions to Ask In Your Next Interview

An interview with any potential employer is probably one of the best ways for a candidate to make a great first impression while simultaneously showcasing specific talents. For the employer, it is an opportunity to find the best possible candidate for the job at hand. What an interview is not, is a one sided interrogation… Read more »

How to be a Successful Professional in Los Angeles

A successful individual is one that is dedicated to providing the highest quality of work on a consistent basis. To thrive in a highly competitive area like Los Angeles, it also takes a solid education, a dedication to learning, and a willingness to change and grow with the company. Even for those looking to be… Read more »

How Positive Reinforcement in the Workplace Can Lead to Healthy Working Habits

Utilizing positive reinforcement within the workplace encourages individuals to continue to work harder, achieve productivity goals, and continue to meet desirable standards. The goal of positive reinforcement is to inspire a person to continue to perform a task in a favorable manner. The company benefits from seeing a better outcome on a more consistent basis,… Read more »

Five Things that will leave a Good Impression at your next Interview

When preparing for a job interview, you probably focus on questions that the interviewer is likely to ask. However, just getting the answers right does not necessarily guarantee that you will ace the interview. Seasoned interviewers pay attention to their instincts as they ascertain whether you would be a good fit for the company. Small… Read more »

What Does The New Generation of Millennials Want from their Careers?

It is expected that the current generation of millennials will make up 48% of the workforce by the year 2020. Many are wondering what exactly these millennials are looking for in their careers, especially since many of them stay at one job for fewer than three years at a time. Read on to find out… Read more »

Red Flags On Your Resume That Hiring Managers See

Hiring managers spend only seconds skimming your resume before making a quick decision about whether or not to reject or consider you as a potential candidate. That is why it is essential that your resume is free from the “red flags” that will turn them off during that short initial scan. Below are five red… Read more »

Remote Team Meeting Etiquette Rules Every Professional Should Follow

The growing popularity of remotely located teams has companies relying more heavily on virtual meetings for collaboration and communication. Having staff abide by standard rule sets can keep remote meetings efficient and productive. Below are a few tips for leaders and organizations to ensure proper etiquette on every conference call: Begin with introductions Even when… Read more »

The Top Five Industries to work for in San Diego

US News and World Report ranked San Diego number 22 on its list of best places to live in the United States. The area offers gorgeous beaches, distinct neighborhoods, outdoor sports, and world-class dining options. San Diego also has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, beating both the national, and state averages…. Read more »

How to Help a Low-Performing Employee

Dealing with a low-performing employee is one of the most difficult tasks a manager might face, but it’s something that most supervisors have to handle eventually. Using improper techniques can increase the employee’s frustration and cause more problems, so it’s important for managers to tread carefully. One way to deal with difficult employees is to… Read more »