How to Format Your Resume for Today's Recruiting Technology

By Wendy Sun, Vice President of Recruiting |   Tue, Oct 18, 2016 @ 07:05 AM

The days of emailing your resume directly to a person at a company you are interested in working for are long gone. As with many business functions, technology has been inserted into the resume intake and review process in an attempt to streamline the hiring process.

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Addressing This One Issue Helps You Hire The Best Talent

By Wendy Sun, Vice President of Recruiting |   Tue, Oct 04, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

If you’re trying to hire an IT professional, you probably know already that great talent is harder than ever to find, and many in demand professionals field multiple offers. In a competitive marketplace, any delay in making an offer to a candidate can result in losing that candidate. Efficiency is always a good goal but it’s especially critical in your hiring process, and grows in importance as the labor market tightens and competition for talent increases. This is true whether you are hiring to fill a permanent or contingent position.

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Why You Should Send Us Your Resume

By Andrea Brenholz - CMO |   Wed, Sep 28, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

We match people to jobs.

That’s a very simple explanation of what it means to be in the staffing industry, but, hey, there’s nothing wrong with simple sometimes.

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The Statistical Advantage of Looking for a Job in the Summer

By Wendy Sun, Vice President of Recruiting |   Tue, Aug 09, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

In baseball, both pitchers and batters look for any advantage they can. Crowding the plate, an extra inch in the strike zone, a mile or two more on your fastball – small things up the odds of a hit or a strike. A simple thing can sometimes make the difference, and that difference at the right time can be huge.

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Plants, Pets, and Thermostats. Optimizing Your Workplace for Productivity.

By ATR International |   Wed, Jul 13, 2016 @ 06:30 AM

Whatever the design of your company’s workspace – cubicles, open floor plan, office with a door – there are studies that suggest that some very simple things can make it better. They can improve your mood, and your productivity. They might help you become the best coworker ever.

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5 Tips On Avoiding Distractions At Work

By ATR International |   Mon, Jun 27, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Do you often feel like you get nothing done because of constant interruptions and distractions? You're not alone.

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ATR Recruiting Strategy Featured on HubSpot's Industry Leading Blog

By Andrea Brenholz - CMO |   Thu, Jun 16, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Since our founding, ATR has been committed to utilizing technology and process improvement wherever possible to improve our client and candidate experiences and to work more efficiently and effectively. Too often technology seems synonymous with impersonal, but it doesn’t have to be so, and we strive to ensure that it isn’t because there is no denying the benefits of employing technology in the right way. Efficiency, happy candidates, satisfied customers are all part of using technology properly.

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VTO Spotlight - Kamila Sobczyk

By ATR International |   Mon, Jun 06, 2016 @ 06:30 AM

ATR's VTO, or Voluntary Time Off, Program gives each internal ATR employee 5 paid days per year that they can use to work at a charitable organization(s) of their choosing. This week we are focusing on Kamila Sobczyk and her work with the Alzheimer’s Association.

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The Most Effective Temporary Employees Follow These Tips When it Comes to Office Politics

By Wendy Sun, Vice President of Recruiting |   Mon, May 23, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

We all know that it takes more than just skills to be an asset to your company – you need to be a good coworker, someone who gets along with others and doesn’t cause drama. Look to the sports world for proof. No matter how talented someone is, if they are a poisonous presence on the team, they almost always end up being traded. Being a positive presence, in a locker room or a more traditional workplace, is just as valuable to your employer as the specific skills you bring. There are many things you can do to be a good temporary worker and this post focuses on one of them - don’t get involved in office politics. Just. Don’t.


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The Job Interview - Everything You Need to Know About Body Language

By Wendy Sun, Vice President of Recruiting |   Tue, May 17, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Our body language can significantly influence the impression that we make. How we stand, or cross our arms, or where we look when speaking all sends subtle (or not so subtle) messages. In fact, studies show that perhaps as much as 55% of communication is visual (body language, eye contact) and about 40% is vocal (tone of voice, speed and volume), while content, what you are actually saying, is a mere 5%.

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