Entries by Patrice MacMillan

How To Write A Better Job Description

Job descriptions are an unavoidable evil. These can be the bane of existence for a Hiring Manager or HR employee. Most of the time, you need to hire someone yesterday, so a job description gets thrown together haphazardly in order to get it posted ASAP. But, have you ever considered that this could be the […]

Spotlight On: JSG Spokane

Our Spokane office, also known as Johnson Search Group, is the direct placement division of Johnson Service Group. They specialize in the permanent, direct placement of professionals across the United States in three specific industries: Banking, Mining, and Healthcare. Every one of Johnson Search Group‘s 9 core employees run a full desk, partnering with both […]

How to Hire Smarter in 2017

As we navigate through the early stages of 2017, the hiring landscape is full of excitement, promise, and the unknown. We have been in an increasingly stable economy for a few years now, the candidate-driven market is in full swing, and authenticity is becoming a priority for employers and candidates alike. One thing is for […]

4 Things You Must Have On Your Resume

I know, there are SO many articles/blogs/videos out there telling you what you should and shouldn’t have on your resume. Many of those are personal opinions or preferences, or they’re outdated, or they’re too “millennial” for some. At JSG, we’ve found that sticking with the basics contributes the most success when submitting your resume to […]

Here’s How To Conquer Work-Life Balance, Once And For All

Work-life balance seems to be an ever-elusive myth that only a select few can achieve. We’re here to prove that’s just not true! Anyone can get comfortable balancing their work duties with their personal agendas, it’s all about changing your perceptions and simplifying your day-to-day. We’ve gathered our favorite resources on achieving work-life balance and […]

JSG Florida Receives Supplier Excellence Award

Congratulations to our Jacksonville team for being recognized as an outstanding supplier to two of JSG’s staffing partners! JSG Jacksonville has been partnering with Guidant Group as a customer service supplier since 2011. Recently, Guidant Group and Bartech joined forces and together manage 50+ accounts in North America through their MSP. Over 1,400 staffing suppliers help […]

The 5 Scariest Resume Mistakes We’ve Ever Seen

As a recruiting company, we see a lot of resumes come across our desks. No matter how experienced a candidate is, we have seen some truly frightening mistakes. Have you fallen victim to these common resume trip-ups? Lack Of Personality When applying for a job, many people end up using dozens of cliché resume words […]