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

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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February 2017: Spring Clean Your Career

After a full weekend of near record temperature highs in Houston, “Spring Cleaning” is on my mind.  I know I’m…
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December 2016: How to Have an Effective Performance Review

Pay and recognition are two of the most important factors that impact employee morale, performance and growth. From a company…
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May 2016: How to Bulletproof Your IT Career

Is it possible to bulletproof your IT career? Nothing in this life is ever 100% certain, however staying on top…
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May 2016: Body Language During Interview

On a recent rainy Sunday I had the opportunity to go see the movie “The Revenant” and it struck me…
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EMPLOYERS View all Employer Resources

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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March 2016: Changes in IT Recruiting and Hiring

As one million security positions go unfilled worldwide, according to Cisco research, companies across all industries are gearing up to…
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Refining Update, Feb 2016

Wanted to pass along a few updates and tidbits of information that may shed some light on our specific niche…
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February 2016: Best Ways to Keep Employees Happy and Productive

“If you can hire people whose passion intersects with the job, they won’t require any supervision at all. They will…
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OPEC Response to Oil Prices

OPEC Response to Oil Prices and It's Affects on Employment I am not sure if you all have seen the…
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IT NEWSLETTERS View all newsletters

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

February 2017: Spring Clean Your Career

After a full weekend of near record temperature highs in Houston, “Spring Cleaning” is on my mind.  I know I’m…
Read more

January 2017: Overcoming Changes in the Workplace

2017, an economy on the uptick (maybe), a new administration with a stated commitment to support American businesses and lots…
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December 2016: How to Have an Effective Performance Review

Pay and recognition are two of the most important factors that impact employee morale, performance and growth. From a company…
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November 2016: Competition Increases for Big Data Talent, but Are They Replacing Other Jobs?

Data, when done right, increases efficiency which inevitably could translate into "somebody will lose their job." But as it turns…
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TECHNICAL NEWSLETTERS View all newsletters

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

February 2017: Spring Clean Your Career

After a full weekend of near record temperature highs in Houston, “Spring Cleaning” is on my mind.  I know I’m…
Read more

January 2017: Overcoming Changes in the Workplace

2017, an economy on the uptick (maybe), a new administration with a stated commitment to support American businesses and lots…
Read more

December 2016: How to Have an Effective Performance Review

Pay and recognition are two of the most important factors that impact employee morale, performance and growth. From a company…
Read more

November 2016: Being Thankful in the Workplace

In the U.S., this is the month for giving thanks. We give thanks for the love of our family and…
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