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The Top 10 WinterWyman Contract Staffing Blogs of 2016

With the New Year in mind, WinterWyman Contract Staffing compiled our most popular blogs of 2016. What are candidates and companies reading about when it comes to finding jobs or sourcing the best talent? Here’s a taste.

Six Tips to be Organized and Confident in your New Contracting Role

Contractors face unique challenges when starting a new assignment. Follow these six tips and you’ll quickly go from off-track and anxious to confident and competent in your new contracting role.

Think Contracting Isn’t Right for You? Here are Eight Reasons You May Want to Reconsider

The key to approaching temporary work is to change your mindset and discard false perceptions. Instead of looking at a temp work as a last resort, or it not even being an option, consider these eight reasons why it may make sense for you and your career.

Unique Lessons I Learned Going from Contractor to Recruiter

As a current recruiter and a former contractor, I have a unique perspective on the candidate/recruiter relationship and what it takes to build a partnership. And, that’s exactly what it is, a partnership. Looking back on my contracting career, I can see some of the mistakes I made and how having a different approach with my recruiter would have made a big difference.

Five Popular Lies Recruiters Hear Every Day and Why You Should Avoid Them

Your recruiter should be your trusted advisor, your partner in your job search and your advocate. We do this best when our candidates are honest with us about the facts concerning their careers and job searches. Here are five of the most common “untruths” recruiters commonly hear and why it’s important to avoid them!

Six Reasons Why It Didn’t Work Out with Your Last Contract Employee

Organizations often rely on contract employees to support their teams, and a great deal of work goes into each hire. Making the most of those relationships seems like a no brainer, but there are times when the contract employee leaves before the contract ends. This costs the company time and money, and will likely put the projects behind schedule. Here are six reasons contract employees leave abruptly - and how to avoid them.

Press Release: WinterWyman Contract Staffing Named a 2016 Largest Temporary Placement Firm by the Boston Business Journal

Boston, Massachusetts (July 1, 2016) — WinterWyman Contract Staffing was named today by the Boston Business Journal as one of the “Largest Temp Placement Firms in Massachusetts.”

7 Tips for Working with a Contract Staffing Firm

There are misconceptions about how the relationship between recruiters and candidates work. Not understanding the intricacies can lead to confusion, misunderstanding, and in some cases hurt feelings. Here are some tips for working well with a staffing agency and making the most of your job search.

How a Positive Interview Experience Will Help Your Company Win Top Talent

Today, businesses compete mightily to hire the best professionals for contracting assignments. In this climate, engaging the right talent involves more than reviewing resumes and trying to sense whether a candidate has a good “feel” during an interview. It means using every tool you have to show contractors that yours is a great place to work, and that the mission they’ll undertake there will outstrip the opportunities other organizations might offer.

Why Hiring Managers Should Care about the Candidate Experience

“Candidate experience” is a simple concept that’s critical to the hiring process. It’s the idea that from the first time candidates make contact with your company until they’re either hired or you decide to go your separate ways, your behavior toward them demonstrates the type of employer you’d be. 

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