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Contract vs. Permanent Job Interviews: The Differences You Need to Know

There are common practices when preparing for any job interview, but if you are interviewing for a contract position versus a permanent role, the process can be very different. Here are four things to keep in mind.

Contract to Permanent: Taking the Plunge

Going from contract to permanent can be like a courtship. You need to let your work shine through as you decide if it’s the right place for you. When the timing is right, ask the tough questions and be prepared for any answer you may get.

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!

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.

Press Release: WinterWyman Staffing Named a 2017 Largest Temporary Placement Firm by the Boston Business Journal

Boston, Massachusetts (July 7, 2017) — WinterWyman Staffing was named today by the Boston Business Journal as one of the “Largest Temp Placement Firms in Massachusetts.”

Ready to Hire a Contract Employee? Start with this Helpful Checklist

Prior to starting the contract hire process, take a few minutes to work through the details using this checklist. A bit of preparation will speed up the hiring process and help get you ready for your new hire.

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. 

The Top 10 WinterWyman Contract Staffing Blogs of 2016

With the New Year in mind, WinterWyman 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.

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