Whitaker Staffing Blog & Resources

Resources for job seekers wanting to take their career to the next level and hiring managers top-grading their team. Below you will find career advice, interview tips, hiring tips, attraction and retention strategies, industry news  and trends, and our monthly newsletters, all offered from our tenured Staffing Consultants and staff.

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CANDIDATES View all Candidate Resources

Engineering Networking Events & Tips

Networking is an important aspect of growing your career, no matter if you are looking for a new position, trying…
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Make 2018 your best year ever (professionally)!

A recent article featured on Thebalance.com "Top 10 Ways to Be Happy at Work" provides ideas that may help you…
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IT Certifications – 2017

Looking to take the next step in your career?  With technology changing constantly certifications give you the edge to that…
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May 2017: Time to Consider Contract Roles Instead of Perm?

Another great market for contract opportunities?  How to know if now really is a good time to consider contract roles…
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Time to consider a contract job?

Ask yourself: Do I want to learn a new technology? Do I want to try a different role or work…
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EMPLOYERS View all Employer Resources

Salary History Ban…Coming Soon To A State Near You?

In a recent effort to narrow the pay gap and fight gender discrimination, cities and states are passing new laws…
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Make 2018 your best year ever (professionally)!

A recent article featured on Thebalance.com "Top 10 Ways to Be Happy at Work" provides ideas that may help you…
Read more

May 2017: Time to Consider Contract Roles Instead of Perm?

Another great market for contract opportunities?  How to know if now really is a good time to consider contract roles…
Read more

April 2017: Successful Telecommuting

“Virtual Office” “Remote Worker” “Satellite” “Off Site” “Telecommuting” “iworkers, eworkers or Web Workers” “Portable Professionals” “Digital Nomads” “Non-Cubical Dwellers”  There…
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March 2017: Prepare For A Year With More Interviews

2017 rebound underway?  In our limited view of the overall refining and chemical marketplace, we've experienced a very sluggish 2016…
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IT NEWSLETTERS View all newsletters

Salary History Ban…Coming Soon To A State Near You?

In a recent effort to narrow the pay gap and fight gender discrimination, cities and states are passing new laws…
Read more

Engineering Networking Events & Tips

Networking is an important aspect of growing your career, no matter if you are looking for a new position, trying…
Read more

Make 2018 your best year ever (professionally)!

A recent article featured on Thebalance.com "Top 10 Ways to Be Happy at Work" provides ideas that may help you…
Read more

The biggest job growth in Houston this year? It’s temporary.

Spike signals weak recovery from energy bust By Lydia DePillis  Houston Chronicle                 September 16,…
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Looking to be selected for the next new project?- GET CERTIFIED!

  Which certifications are in top demand? Which certifications earn the most? If you are considering another certification to enhance…
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TECHNICAL NEWSLETTERS View all newsletters

Engineering Networking Events & Tips

Networking is an important aspect of growing your career, no matter if you are looking for a new position, trying…
Read more

Make 2018 your best year ever (professionally)!

A recent article featured on Thebalance.com "Top 10 Ways to Be Happy at Work" provides ideas that may help you…
Read more

May 2017: “Customer Service” becomes “Customer Success” in 2017!

In this era of technology, automated systems and information overload at a single touch, has true customer service been lost?…
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April 2017: Successful Telecommuting

“Virtual Office” “Remote Worker” “Satellite” “Off Site” “Telecommuting” “iworkers, eworkers or Web Workers” “Portable Professionals” “Digital Nomads” “Non-Cubical Dwellers”  There…
Read more

March 2017: Prepare For A Year With More Interviews

2017 rebound underway?  In our limited view of the overall refining and chemical marketplace, we've experienced a very sluggish 2016…
Read more