Update Your Resume to Find a New Job in 2021

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You’ve heard the best time to update your resume is when you don’t need to. In fact, many career experts advise that you update it every couple of months to make sure you don’t forget to include your most-recent achievements, professional development, or quantifiable metrics. If you wait until you really need your resume, chances… Read more »

Focus Wins ClearlyRated’s 2021 Best of Staffing Award for Client Satisfaction!

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Focus is honored to earn ClearlyRated’s 2021 Best of Staffing award for Client Satisfaction for the second year in a row. We’re grateful to help serve our clients and their business needs, and we intend to continue serving our clients in years to come. The ClearlyRated award is calculated by measuring client satisfaction with Net… Read more »

Contract Work Is Still In!

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As 2021 is just getting started, we cannot help but think about what a year, 2020 has been and how fast time flew. The job market was disrupted back in March 2020 and it is still crazy today! While the job market was disrupted, contract work is still a big opportunity for anyone. If you… Read more »

Networking In 2021

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It is exciting to see our job markets starting to pick up over the course of 2020. We’re receiving new applications daily at Focus and we’re encouraging our employees to go beyond the application and network as well. With all new society rules in place, the networking game is not the same. There are not… Read more »

Soft skills and their importance

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As the work place changes, so do the requirements and expectations. Today’s blog is about the weight of soft skills and how they impact you during a job interview. Even though education looks good on a resume, it doesn’t mean that you will land a job immediately. Soft skills are attributes to a candidate that… Read more »

How Can a Customer Service Representative Role Prepare Your Career?

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At Focus, we staff a variety of roles, with one of our top fields being Customer Service! As Customer Service Reps (CSRs), it is not just about helping customers and answering tough phone calls, though those build a lot of excellent personal characteristics. CSRs help impact businesses by enhancing the customer experience. Lesson 1: Patience… Read more »

Nervous About the Phone Interview? Don’t Be!

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Phone interviews are not exactly a new normal for us at Focus of Georgia, but they’re important as ever as we continue to social distance and encouraging our clients to do the same. While in person interviews are already nerve-wrecking (yes, we get it!) we imagine phone interviews hold a similar feeling for our candidates…. Read more »

A Note of Thanks from Our President Bryan

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An internet search will tell you that the average lifespan of a company is around 15 years. I’m happy and proud to say that our company, Focus, just finished our 26th year in business! How can a business outlast the average lifespan of businesses by more than 11 years? Well, that answer is really simple:… Read more »

How to Crush your Video Job Interview – Advice for Candidates

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Video interviews are becoming common. Make sure you’re ready to get in front of the camera by following these video interview tips. Right now, many companies are shifting to a virtual hiring process. If you’re looking for a new gig, most of your interviews will move to video, with the help of tech services like… Read more »

Texting tips for Employees

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While texting is not a new form of communication, but it’s definitely been a feature our recruiters and staff use on a daily basis. Texting is not only common but it’s a casual form of communication because we text friends, family, and other co-workers. However, texting can be a zone where we must be cautious…. Read more »