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All Staffing Firms Are Not the Same When it Comes to Placements

The standards for staffing agencies, when selecting a candidate for a specific position, may differ slightly, to drastically, depending on the types of job, the client, the...

What Staffing Agencies Look for in Candidates

Do you want to know the secrets to making a great impression on a staffing agency Recruiter? Here are a couple of tips as well as insight on what Recruiters are looking for....

Employers Have Choices Too! Part Three of Three Part Series

As we mentioned in the previous two parts of this series, employers certainly have choices when it comes to utilizing the services of a qualified staffing firm to accommodate...

Employers Have Choices Too! Part Two of Three Part Series

Staffing choices can have massive ramifications to a public or private organization. Hiring the wrong individual may cost a company millions while making a great hire could lead...

Employers Have Choices Too! Part One of Three Part Series

Decades ago, public and private organizations turned to staffing firms mainly to fill  temporary gaps when full-time employees were out, a project required more staff, or to help...

Starting and Leaving a Job Professionally is Crucial For Long Term Success

In today’s market, unlike in past years, there are many new and unique work opportunities for job seekers. Previously, individuals would have to “pay their dues” before moving up...

Secrets to Snagging a Contract Opportunity And a Better Career Future

  Very few people are able to secure their dream job or even a regular position as soon as they graduate from high school, vocational school, or higher ed. Unless your...

A Thank You to Contemporaries CEO Donna Fitzgerald (From The Staff)

On February 2, 1998 Contemporaries, Inc. quietly celebrated its 24th year anniversary. The Boston-based staffing firm began as the vision of President and CEO Donna Fitzgerald...

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What Staffing Agencies Look for in Candidates

What Staffing Agencies Look for in Candidates

Do you want to know the secrets to making a great impression on a staffing agency Recruiter? Here are a couple of tips as well as insight on what Recruiters are looking for. First, they want the type of candidate who will take their job search activities seriously and...

Employers Have Choices Too! Part Three of Three Part Series

Employers Have Choices Too! Part Three of Three Part Series

As we mentioned in the previous two parts of this series, employers certainly have choices when it comes to utilizing the services of a qualified staffing firm to accommodate their specific employment needs. Whether you require a temporary contract employee or the...

Employers Have Choices Too! Part Two of Three Part Series

Employers Have Choices Too! Part Two of Three Part Series

Staffing choices can have massive ramifications to a public or private organization. Hiring the wrong individual may cost a company millions while making a great hire could lead to a vast increase in profits as well as other invaluable benefits such as positive brand...

Employers Have Choices Too! Part One of Three Part Series

Employers Have Choices Too! Part One of Three Part Series

Decades ago, public and private organizations turned to staffing firms mainly to fill  temporary gaps when full-time employees were out, a project required more staff, or to help an employer catch up with day to day operations. Employees could find themselves working...

Secrets to Snagging a Contract Opportunity And a Better Career Future

Secrets to Snagging a Contract Opportunity And a Better Career Future

  Very few people are able to secure their dream job or even a regular position as soon as they graduate from high school, vocational school, or higher ed. Unless your degree is from an ivy league university or you are someone who has worked in a particular field...

A Thank You to Contemporaries CEO Donna Fitzgerald (From The Staff)

A Thank You to Contemporaries CEO Donna Fitzgerald (From The Staff)

On February 2, 1998 Contemporaries, Inc. quietly celebrated its 24th year anniversary. The Boston-based staffing firm began as the vision of President and CEO Donna Fitzgerald who spent a decade in the industry before launching her own small business. Rather than...

Designing A Successful Resume: Build It, Send It, Land It (The Job!)

Designing A Successful Resume: Build It, Send It, Land It (The Job!)

The first thing you’ll hear as a Contemporaries job seeker, when posing the question, “How do I get a job?” is start by sending your resume. This is the initial step. Then, as some of you reading this may know, we check with our team on jobs we are tasked with filling...

On Tolerance

On Tolerance

  It goes without saying that our current world is filled with many prisms and perspectives. Most workplaces are filled with diverse individuals who come from different backgrounds and bring with them various beliefs, opinions, and ideologies. While you may see...

New Year, New Thoughts: Simple Substitutions For a Successful 2022

New Year, New Thoughts: Simple Substitutions For a Successful 2022

We made it to January. January 2022. Although we suspect The Holidays brought quality family time and joy to many of you, the Contemporaries Team also recognizes the stress of the immediate world and wishes to take a moment to release you from the pressure of...

It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of Year To…Stream Holiday Movies!

It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of Year To…Stream Holiday Movies!

It’s hard to believe that Christmas, and the Holiday Season are upon us already. It’s been quite a challenging few weeks for many, and our team at Contemporaries, Inc., wishes you a healthy and happy holiday season, no matter what you’re celebrating. So, we are going...

Progress Not Perfection: How To Navigate New Year Resolutions

Progress Not Perfection: How To Navigate New Year Resolutions

As the year winds down (didn’t it seem to just fly by?) it becomes natural and societally encouraged to reflect on the last 365 days, as well as goals for the New Year. While these reflections can often feel forced and can come with undue pressure (think New Year’s...

Thanksgiving: An Ode To Gratitude

Thanksgiving: An Ode To Gratitude

It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving. No matter the connotations associated with this holiday, it is undoubtedly one that brings family together, is a pause in one’s working life, and a time - if you are lucky - for reflection, and safe hibernation. And, it’s...

The Limitations Of A Resume & How We Can Help!

The Limitations Of A Resume & How We Can Help!

In this modern employment climate, resumes are unfortunately no longer enough to land a job. This statement holds true even if you have a stellar one! Why? Well, they are easy to replicate, there is a strong candidate pool, and resumes don't always do enough to...

Trick Or Treat! Come & Change Your Thoughts With Me!

Trick Or Treat! Come & Change Your Thoughts With Me!

It’s almost that time of year again! Boo! While many of you are eagerly awaiting a weekend Halloween party, putting the final touches on your child’s costume, or stocking up on candy, we thought we’d create a new tradition honoring one of our favorite holidays. We’d...

Motivation Monday

Mondays can be tough. We’ve all experienced the “Sunday Scaries”. After all, the night before a work week can prove anxious. So, what can we do to relax, and get prepared? How does one show up alert, enthused, and rested? How does one set a positive tone for the week?...

Employment In The 21st Century: Social Media Dos & Don’ts

  It’s inevitable by now that most of us have a social media presence, whether limited to Facebook, Twitter, or expanding into Instagram, even Tik Tok. And, of course, a LinkedIn account. Thus it can be easy to forget that many of these accounts - unless properly...

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