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Professional Placement Ranks #1 in Phoenix Business Journal!

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We are excited to announce that Professional Placement ranks #1 for “Largest Phoenix-area Direct Hire-Permanent Placement Firms” in the Phoenix Business Journal! Thank you to all of our clients and candidates who help make our company a continued success!

3 Quick Tips to Use LinkedIn for Your Job Search

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Unsure on how to maximize your LinkedIn profile for the benefit to job search? Consider these 3 tips to get you started: 1. Fill in all of your previous employment, but focus more detail into your last two or three positions. If you are applying for a specific position, be sure to include any past… Read more »

So You Received A Counter Offer… Should You Accept It?

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You’ve received the job offer of a lifetime, finally allowing you the opportunity to move on with a company that supports your long-term career goals. When you try to let your current employer down gently (or not so gently), you receive an unexpected offer… the “counter offer”. Now what?   Counter offers very rarely work… Read more »

Here We Grow!

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Professional Placement/ Pro Tem Service has moved! In order to expand and grow, our office has relocated to a larger, more accessible location. Our new office is located on South McClintock Drive just north of the 60 Superstition Freeway at: 3923 S McClintock Dr, Suite 408 Tempe, AZ 85282

Attracting Top Talent To Your Company!

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Negotiating job offers is one of my favorite things to do, as a recruiter. It is at this point in the hiring process that the employer and employee have expressed mutual affinity towards one another and they begin the discussion of what it will take to make this a long term relationship. Businesses carry the… Read more »

Are you a Micro-Manager?

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Managing a team is not an easy task, and like all employees, managers have failings too! If you are looking into improving your management style and have done much research you will find that micro-managing is one of the common pitfalls that haunts leaders. It often starts with good intentions. Some may even say they… Read more »

How severance packages effect unemployment!

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Q: If someone receives a severance package from their employer, are they still eligible for unemployment? A: Whether or not you receive unemployment benefits may be effected if you receive a severance package. Often you may still be eligible for benefits, but it may lower the amount of these benefits for a period of time…. Read more »

Stand out in your job search

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Do you have a New Year’s Resolution to make a change in your career? As you reflect on your career and what changes you would like to make, remember that the job market is a highly competitive place to be right now. While more companies have started to hire, there are also more currently employed… Read more »

Military to Civilian

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Thank you for your service! We truly appreciate the hard work and sacrifices you have made for our Country, our freedom, and our families. To show our appreciation we would like to share some of the knowledge we have gained over the past 60 years to assist you in your job search. Here are a… Read more »