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When you are in the market for a new career opportunity and you start applying for positions, you might get a request for an initial phone screen. A phone screen is a positive first step to landing an in-person interview. This blog will discuss what to expect from an initial phone screen. These tips will… Read more »

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If you are in the market for a new job opportunity, the first step is to polish your resume and make sure to avoid any major resume blunders. Next, you are ready to start applying for some new roles that interest you. Once you send your resume or submit your job application, you anxiously wait. Then, you… Read more »

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Is it true that you never get a second chance to make a first impression? Your resume is the first impression a hiring manager gets when you’re trying to land a job interview. For this reason, crafting a great resume is as important as choosing a perfectly tailored suit over khaki’s and tennis shoes for an… Read more »

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Our recruiters at Oxford Solutions recruit for temporary contract, contract to hire and direct hire roles. When we recruit for temporary contract roles, the top question from candidates tends to be:  “Is there a chance this may turn into a permanent position?” As a candidate for a contract role, the answer lies within you and… Read more »

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What happens when a star technical staffer is suddenly promoted to management? Typically, expectations run high. A sense of excitement develops in the department. Senior management eagerly anticipates the results their new star will produce. And then reality hits… Most newly minted managers find the transition from technician to manager to be considerably more difficult… Read more »

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Are you looking to control your business expenses and improve your bottom line? Oxford Solutions, Inc. offers many effective solutions for reducing overhead, managing operating costs and improving organizational performance. Our staffing services can save you more than they cost. Here are some key ways staffing services can reduce costs in your organization: Convert fixed… Read more »

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As the economy begins to pick back up, your top performers may end up getting offers from other companies.  In past downturns and recoveries, many talented people jumped ship, especially when they perceived there was more opportunity elsewhere. So what can you do to retain your best people? The key is to identify your top… Read more »