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If you’re preparing for an upcoming interview—congratulations! You’ve worked hard and this is your next step towards an exciting new position. To prepare for your interview, it helps to practice answers to common interview questions. This way, you can enter the room cool, calm and collected—ready to deliver answers with confidence and grace. One of… Read more »

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It happens to the best of us. Very few people in the workforce can claim to have been on time for every shift in their career. Things happen—alarms don’t go off, children come down with the flu, the car won’t start, traffic is bad—something that leads to a tardy arrival time. Once in a while,… Read more »

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If you’re looking for a new job, you may find lists of job requirements intimidating. But beyond having the right education (because this is usually not a compromise), there are certain qualifications employers may not worry much about. Why? Because sometimes being inexperienced for a position is an advantage to an employer. Here’s why. You’re… Read more »

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In short, it depends. It could be an employee who has quickly parted ways with a past job didn’t value the job or have any concern for what a rapid exit could mean for their future. But in some circumstances, leaving a job without notice could be due to an unhealthy workplace situation for the… Read more »

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Have you recently graduated or are considering a career shift? Or maybe you’re looking for a new job? If you find yourself nodding yes to any of these scenarios, temporary work is an excellent option. Temporary assignments offer you the chance to explore, learn and earn—and they can be an important step on the way… Read more »

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Technology changes constantly. Tools of convenience (like smartphones) make our lives easier, helping us stay connected to world and each other. However, they make it incredibly difficult to unplug during work hours. The way you manage the use of technology during work hours, coupled with the culture and environment in your office, can either hinder… Read more »

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After your interview, you may feel it’s time for a breather! But don’t relax just yet—following up after your interview can make the difference between staying top of mind and falling to the bottom of the resume stack. The benefits of following up You can use an interview follow-up as a way to remind the… Read more »

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The job market can be fierce! Gone are the days when employees stayed in one job for their entire career. The opportunity to learn and grow has many of today’s workers moving from job to job every few years. Since it takes time and money to locate top talent, when you find them, you want… Read more »

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On your career path, it’s important to write your goals. Without them, you’ll just be bouncing around, unsure of what you want and where you’d like to go next. This may seem OK when you’ve just graduated college and are still trying to figure things out. But after a while, you’ll find you need a… Read more »

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If you’re in the market for top talent, McGrath Systems is your answer. We’re one of the region’s leading staffing firms and we offer high-performing candidates in IT, admin and clerical, engineering and light industrial. Our flexible staffing strategies and ever-expanding database of talent are ready to go whenever your need for talent arises—McGrath Systems… Read more »