Job Seeker Tips

Update Your Resume to Find a New Job in 2021

You’ve heard the best time to update your resume is when you don’t need to. In fact, many career experts advise that you update it every couple of months to make sure you don’t forget to include your most-recent achievements, professional development, or quantifiable metrics. If you wait until you really need your resume, chances… Read more »
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Focus Wins ClearlyRated’s 2021 Best of Staffing Award for Client Satisfaction!

Focus is honored to earn ClearlyRated’s 2021 Best of Staffing award for Client Satisfaction for the second year in a row. We’re grateful to help serve our clients and their business needs, and we intend to continue serving our clients in years to come. The ClearlyRated award is calculated by measuring client satisfaction with Net… Read more »
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Contract Work Is Still In!

As 2021 is just getting started, we cannot help but think about what a year, 2020 has been and how fast time flew. The job market was disrupted back in March 2020 and it is still crazy today! While the job market was disrupted, contract work is still a big opportunity for anyone. If you… Read more »
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Networking In 2021

It is exciting to see our job markets starting to pick up over the course of 2020. We’re receiving new applications daily at Focus and we’re encouraging our employees to go beyond the application and network as well. With all new society rules in place, the networking game is not the same. There are not… Read more »
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Nervous About the Phone Interview? Don’t Be!

Phone interviews are not exactly a new normal for us at Focus of Georgia, but they’re important as ever as we continue to social distance and encouraging our clients to do the same. While in person interviews are already nerve-wrecking (yes, we get it!) we imagine phone interviews hold a similar feeling for our candidates…. Read more »
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A Note of Thanks from Our President Bryan

An internet search will tell you that the average lifespan of a company is around 15 years. I’m happy and proud to say that our company, Focus, just finished our 26th year in business! How can a business outlast the average lifespan of businesses by more than 11 years? Well, that answer is really simple:… Read more »
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How to Crush your Video Job Interview – Advice for Candidates

Video interviews are becoming common. Make sure you’re ready to get in front of the camera by following these video interview tips. Right now, many companies are shifting to a virtual hiring process. If you’re looking for a new gig, most of your interviews will move to video, with the help of tech services like… Read more »
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Texting tips for Employees

While texting is not a new form of communication, but it’s definitely been a feature our recruiters and staff use on a daily basis. Texting is not only common but it’s a casual form of communication because we text friends, family, and other co-workers. However, texting can be a zone where we must be cautious…. Read more »
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Guest Post: Things You Need to Do Before Changing Your Career

Choosing to shift from one career to another is a hard decision, and is definitely not something to be taken lightly. In essence, it’s an investment in both your time and money — and as with all investments, it requires a decent amount of research and information before you can make an informed decision. That… Read more »
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Does Your Resume Need to Stay at One Page?

We’ve all heard the line before, “Keep your resume to one page. Recruiters prefer it!” or “Anything more than one page is too long!” While each recruiter is different, there are some standard recruiting procedures our recruiters take when it comes to a resume and evaluating it for a potential job opening. How Many Pages… Read more »
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Five C’s for Video Job Interviews

Video job interviews have become a big thing in the industry as we’re moving toward getting to more candidates faster without having them come into our office, if it’s inconvenient for them. With any piece of new technology we adopt there’s always going to be common mistakes that happen. Even if you’re tech-savvy there’s always… Read more »
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