Celebrating Christmas during Covid

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If there’s one holiday tradition that is sure to be different in 2020, it’s the annual office party. Whether your company normally throws a big evening bash, an intimate luncheon, or even a “bring the kids to meet Santa” afternoon, all of that is now on hold in the South Shore as companies try to… READ MORE

Crumpled 2020 image from Kelly Sikkema

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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

Man looking at computer screen seriously

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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

Social Media Scrabble Tiles next to Facebook on cell phone

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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

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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

Recent college graduates from class of 2020

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Covid-19 has thrown 2020’s college graduates for a loop. It’s caused them to reevaluate their future and, most likely, stalled exciting career plans dead in their tracks. High unemployment numbers mean more people are looking for work, while the ongoing pandemic makes job searching extra challenging. A recent article from Bloomberg paints a pretty dreary… READ MORE