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Star Candidate May 2014

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May 2014 Operations Manager – 109892 This top candidate is an experienced Operations Manager with a proven track record for successfully developing operational policies and procedures. He is an expert at communicating, problem solving, and fostering business relationships.  His pleasant demeanor is inviting and enhances his ability to build strong strategic partnerships!  He is not… Read more »

Q/A Employee Morale

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Q: What are some ways I can increase my employee morale? A: Take a look around. Are your employees smiling? Do they enjoy coming to work and feel they are making a significant contribution to the business? If not, you may want to try one of these suggestions to build up morale, which can do… Read more »

Star Candidates April 2014

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APRIL 2014 Web Developer Candidate #111174 is a zealous Web Developer with 15 years of internet-based technical experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. He has the skills to manage all sizes of multidisciplinary projects while meeting all necessary budget and deadlines. His great strategic thinking abilities have proven to help him consistently meet… Read more »

Q/A Benefit Plans

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Q: What factors should be considered when assessing the Company Benefits Plan? A: The Benefits Plan of a company should reflect the needs of their current employees while considering what may be enticing to new recruits. Outside of medical and dental insurance there are many other incentives that can be offered.  Retirement plans, paid vacation,… Read more »

Star Candidate March 2014

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MARCH 2014 SEM -Marketing Candidate # 112359 is a highly experienced marketing professional who has a record of developing successful projects incorporating a wide range of applications and technologies.  Creativity and superb communication allow him to take the ideas of the management team and shape them into a successful advertising program.  His expert use of… Read more »

Q/A Performance Review

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Q: What are some things that should be considered when completing a performance review?   A: For the employer, preparation is key when performing a review. Gather up information on previously set goals, feedback from the supervisor, and a summary from the employee on how they feel they are performing, to start the review out… Read more »

Star Candidate February 2014

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FEBRUARY 2014 Executive Assistant Candidate #102133 has more than 10 years professional experience assisting all levels of Executive/Senior Management. This exceptional candidate is fluent in Spanish, is very proficient in the full Microsoft Office suite, and has an extremely polished and professional demeanor. She is also organized, detail oriented, and thrives in a challenging and… Read more »

40 Years with Professional Placement, Inc.

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JULY 2013 MARKED 40 YEARS FOR WAYNE CALHOUN! Wayne Calhoun joined Professional Placement, Inc. in 1973. He utilized his previous roles as a corporate recruiter to build the temporary division, Pro-Tem Service, Inc. He has encouraged, cajoled, and cheered on his staff as they have strived to provide excellent candidates to companies throughout the valley!… Read more »

Lightning Causes Fire at Professional Placement Building

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LIGHTNING CAUSES FIRE AT PROFESSIONAL PLACEMENT BUILDING A monsoon storm on Tuesday night in Phoenix resulted in a lightning strike, which hit the roof of the building Professional Placement occupies, along with several other businesses including the Republic Monetary Exchange and a bank. The strike caused a fire which was contained within an hour. However,… Read more »

Interview Dress Code

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INTERVIEW DRESS CODE Jeff Seifert with Professional Placement, Inc. answers the question of appropriate dress code for an interview. Watch Now!