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If you’re gearing up to start the job hunt again, we understand how difficult it is to feel comfortable in talking with complete strangers, especially those who are in charge of interviewing you. There is a level of familiarity that varies from a recruiter you speak with on a more frequent basis to a hiring manager you’ve been in contact with for weeks, to a...

Chances are you’ve been on the job search with hopes of a career change, better benefits, or simply, a change of pace. In today’s modern job market, there is a lot of options to sift through and a lot of applications to send out. After polishing off your resume, crafting up your cover letters, and preparing for interviews, you are ready to start looking at...

It’s difficult to get all your documents in a row in preparation for a job application, especially when you have to tailor each document to the position. If job applications require a cover letter and you find yourself stuck, keep reading to get some helpful advice on the basics of writing a cover letter.   Connecting with a recruiter from Kontingent Staffing Services will best prepare you...

LinkedIn can be a very useful tool to navigate the industry and fluctuating job market. The majority of employers are now on the networking site with the hopes of seeking out different applicants. It is a much faster channel of communication to open up rather than cold-calling strangers or trekking out to offices with the hopes of meeting someone. With this professional networking platform, you can...

Staffing agencies can elevate your career development and growth. If you decide to get in touch with a staffing agency, you should keep in mind that it’s not a passive process. One must be communicative and give feedback to agency employees. This is what you make of it, so take initiative and set up an appointment with a recruiter today!   Specify your needs. Being a great...

Love it or hate it, your resume is the most important document you have in the job search. It is your future employer’s first impression of your skills, your goals, and work history. Only a few applicants receive an interview; according to TopResume, about five applicants are the lucky ones to interview with the company. Other than cleaning up...

Kontingent releases a more streamlined website for those looking to hire IT professionals, as well as candidates looking for employment in Northern California. SAN JOSE- Kontingent Staffing, a San Jose-based IT staffing agency, is proud to announce its new website redesign this week. The agency pairs the right candidates to all IT positions such as Technical Support Specialists, Mobile Application Developers, and Network & Security...