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Celebrating Women in Business, featuring Devon J.

Devon always knew she wanted to be a businesswoman in a sales position. Aiming to be financially independent and in a career that she loved, Devon did not know which exact industry to work in until she came across staffing. Now, as an Account Executive with a ten-year staffing background and seven months of experience with Blue

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Celebrating Women in Business, featuring Caitlin B.

Caitlin is an IT Talent Acquisition Specialist and has been with Blue Chip Talent for 1.5 years. When it comes to motivation, Caitlin has always wanted to get into sales, and she believes recruiting is the right path to lead her there. She is also largely influenced by her father, who has owned his own

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Celebrating Women in Business, featuring Laurie H.

This week we are featuring Laurie, Blue Chip Talent’s Office Coordinator who has been with the company for 6.5 years. Having graduated with an advertising major at Michigan State, she did not expect her career to be where it is now. However, she finds that her job fits perfectly with the current stage in her

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Celebrating Women in Business, featuring Brittany K.

As a woman-owned company, Blue Chip Talent strives to support women in business and celebrate the remarkable effort they put into their careers. As part of this mission, we’d like to highlight the hard-working women that make the success of this team possible. Brittany, an Engineering Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist who has been with BCT for

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“Ghost-busting” Candidates by Engaging Them in the Process

  The latest “craze” (for lack of an accurate term) by potential candidates when job searching is the act of “ghosting”. What is “ghosting”? It is the practice of quietly cutting off all communication with an employer despite there being an initial investment of time, effort, and communication between both parties. Why does “ghosting” occur

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Using Counteroffers to Stop Invading Forces from “Invading” Your Roster

  Over the past couple years, it appears that the focus for hiring managers has shifted from talent discovery to talent retention. There’s a tight, hotly-contested market for quality candidates unfolding right before our eyes as the available talent pool has shrunk to unprecedented levels. When these conditions exist (a “buyer’s market” as they say

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Playing Frogger: Who’s Job Hopping and How to Keep them “Grounded”

  Does looking at your potential candidates’ resumes feel like trying to cross a zooming, traffic-filled street? Looking up and down, left and right, making sure to cover all their work history so you don’t get blindsided by an oncoming truck of termination or under-performance? If this is your or your hiring manager’s reality, you’re

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Celebrating Diversity 2018: A Week to Remember

For the second consecutive year, Blue Chip Talent enjoyed a week-long celebration of diversity which included insightful hands-on learning of various diversity themes and plenty of engaging team-building exercises. The Celebrating Diversity event started in 2017 as an initiative to make Blue Chip Talent an even more knowledgeable, inclusive company while also recognizing and appreciating

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My Experience at Blue Chip Talent

  New environments and new experiences can be daunting and at times very nerve-wracking. Before my experience at Blue Chip Talent, I did not know what to expect from an office environment. Many people view an office environment as an uptight, bleak, soul-crushing environment. For a long time, that was the belief I held as well.

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BCT Bracketology

  (Editor’s Note: the initial draft of this blog was written at end of day Friday. Much has changed since then…mistakes were made.) At Blue Chip Talent, we’re a driven, competitive bunch that can turn a mundane task into a full-blown, knock-down, drag-out challenge. One such competition that is currently ravaging throughout our office is

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