Midwest Professional Staffing is a positive, high-energy, and ethical staffing firm which values establishing and keeping long term relationships with our clients and candidates. We are specialists in the areas of Accounting, Finance, Office Administration, and Customer Service. We locate talent for temporary, temporary to hire, and permanent job opportunities.

Here are some helpful tips to assist you in your job search:

  • Prepare a resume that is skills based.
  • Change your answering machine/voicemail to an appropriate greeting.
  • Have an appropriate email address.
  • Ask family and friends if they can take your resume to their work and see about getting you an interview.
  • Develop an informational page to help you when filling out applications.
  • Check out the company’s website and learn important facts about the company before the interview.
  • Have your roommate and family members read over your resume to look for grammar issues and spelling errors.
  • Prepare 3 questions to ask the interviewer.
  • Arrange a babysitter for children; do not attend an interview with children.
  • Arrive 10 minutes early for an interview.
  • Drive to the location the night before the interview to make sure you know how to get there.
  • Don’t smoke before the interview.
  • Fill out applications completely and honestly.
  • Dress conservatively for the interview.
  • Go light on perfume and cologne.
  • Shake hands firmly and confidently.
  • Stay positive during the interview.
  • Stand when the interviewer enters the room and when the interview is over.
  • Be careful on small talk – stay away from talking about kids, family, personal issues, etc.
  • Ask for the job.
  • Don’t let your back hit the back of your chair while sitting.
  • Ask the interviewer for a business card and say thank you for his/her time.
  • Send a thank you note to the interviewer by e-mail or hand written note.