What a Great Question: Interviewing your Prospective Hiring Manager

Here are Four Questions to ask while You’re being Interviewed: Why do you need to hire for this role? What is the relationship this role has to other lines of business within the organization? What characteristics do you look for in employees that make them great members of the team? A question specific to research […]

Crush the Interview with these DO’s and DON’Ts

Barry talking with staff members

DO: Bring a few printed copies of your resume. I have attached the version that was submitted. Greet the interviewer(s) by title (Ms. Mrs. Mr. Dr. Etc.) and last name. If you are unsure of pronunciation or title, ask the receptionist. Remember that body language is being communicated. Sit upright and look alert/interested at all […]

Creating Extraordinary Impact

With the beginning of a new decade, Capitol Staffing is setting new intentions for the next iteration of our business. We want to have extraordinary impact through creating experiences. You might be wondering why a staffing company is focused on creating experiences. Here’s Why: “Defining moments rewire our understanding of ourselves or the world.” Chip […]

If Your Boss Doesn’t Speak To You, Find A New Job

  Yesterday, I was working with two managers of a sandwich shop. We have been working together for the past six months to work around the various issues they have been experiencing as managers. I have provided them with an assortment of management coaching tips to use as they run the sandwich shop, but yesterday […]

The #1 Question We Get Asked In An Interview

Over the last 90 days, I have interviewed about 30 people. Interviewing is super fun to me. I am just generally curious about humans. I love to learn about others and dive into what makes each person unique, yet quirky at the same time.  Over the past 15 years, we have worked to refine our […]

Do you have what it takes to start your own business?

If it was easy to own your own business, everyone would. I meet people all the time who have huge dreams, whose notebooks are full of business ideas, who always have an opinion about what corporations should be doing, but their ideas never get off the ground. There is no start in them.

3 DOs and DON’Ts for Resume Writing

Taking the first step to writing your resume can be daunting, whether you are new to the workforce or ready for a career change. With the many resumes that come across my desk, patterns of both good and bad techniques have begun to take form. Here are a few points that could help put you on the right […]