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Customer Service

Customer Service

When I started at Cadre 21 years ago, one of the first golden rules of Cadre that I was taught was, “you want each customer or client to be glad they came to/called Cadre.” At Cadre, we strive to achieve this goal with each and every customer we connect with....

Opportunities

Opportunities

My love of the staffing and recruiting world has been ingrained in me for more than two-thirds of my life! When I was 17, my father was a self-employed recruiter for the securities industry. He encouraged me to make cold calls for him, and if a candidate was placed as...

Relationships

Relationships

We have all been there. We go through the painstaking process of picking a supplier or vendor or contractor. The relationship starts out well, as it should because everyone involved is excited to start working together. Inevitably, something happens, as life has a way...

You Graduated College! Now What?

You Graduated College! Now What?

Congratulations, after four years of pizza-fueled nights spent cramming for exams, you finally received your college degree! But now what? The initial job search after you graduate college can seem daunting. There is a myriad of different resources and it can be hard...

Mother Nature

Mother Nature

Six years ago, when a tornado ran rampant through my neighborhood, I thought we’d never get our yard back in order. Over time, it was cleaned up and the damage was forgotten. My husband said this morning “gardening is a futile attempt at controlling Mother Nature.” In...

Great Impressions

Great Impressions

You have the ability to impress anyone you interview with! Even if you lack the experience the interviewer is looking for, there are a few tools and skills you can use in order to always leave a great first impression and to have the interviewer rooting for you in the...

Esprit de corps

Esprit de corps

When we opened our doors in 1994 as Premier Staffing, our mission and values were simple. The below wording is from the original sales folder we gave to our future clients: To operate a financially sound, profitable, ethical employment services business to serve the...

Initial Phone Screening FAQs

Initial Phone Screening FAQs

The first step in your job search may be daunting. You may have been searching for a while with no luck, just started your job search after not having to search for a very long time, or you could even be a recent graduate just looking for an opportunity to gain...

Making Your Bed

Making Your Bed

Last month I had the privilege of speaking to a group of kids at a local organization’s youth activities banquet.  While the message was directed at kids between the ages of 8-18, it’s a message for all ages: I recently heard a quote by Larry Page, the co-founder...

How to Leave an Effective Voicemail

How to Leave an Effective Voicemail

I have been with Cadre for six years, working on both our personnel and client sides of the business.  I have no idea how many voicemails I have left candidates and companies throughout the years, but I have had to learn (and am still learning) how to leave an...