Say what? 14 things we are saying in 2020 that wouldn’t make sense in 2019

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The other day, as we were logging into our 10,000th Zoom meeting (give or take a few), we marveled at how many things have changed in our company in such a short time. We are conducting virtual interviews, encouraging our clients to be even more parent-friendly as schools go virtual, and cleaning the office every… READ MORE

How to protect yourself against unemployment fraud

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November 15th starts International Fraud Awareness Week, a time when we should all educate ourselves about fraud and how to protect ourselves against it. At South Shore Staffing, we have had two close calls with unemployment fraud in a short period of time.To learn more about unemployment fraud specifically, keep reading for tips on how… READ MORE

Is your social media ruining your chances for a great job? Here are 7 ways to clean it up.

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You’ve updated your resume to make it ATS friendly, spoken to a few people about providing references, and practiced your interviewing skills. One more thing you should do as you embark on a job search? Clean up your social media. You may think your personal social media pages are all fun and games, but the… READ MORE

What’s the difference between temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct hire jobs?

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If you’re looking for work and perusing the South Shore Staffing jobs board, you’ve already noticed that we focus on engineering, accounting, and administrative positions. But if you aren’t familiar with us or with staffing agencies in general, you may be wondering about the types of opportunities you see. What’s the difference between a temporary,… READ MORE