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8 Benefits to Working Under Contract as Opposed to a Direct Hire

It’s an excellent way to start out at a Fortune 500 Company. A lot of big companies, including our Fortune 500 clients, are only hiring through contract these days because hiring contract employees provides less risk for the employer, so by starting out on contract through a staffing firm, you get your foot in the… Read More »

CRS Group won ClearlyRated’s 2020 Best of Staffing Client and Talent Awards for Service Excellence!

Presented in partnership with presenting sponsor, CareerBuilder, and gold sponsors Indeed and Glassdoor, ClearlyRated’s ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Award winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients and candidates. On average, clients of winning firms are 3.3 times more likely to be completely satisfied and… Read More »

How to Build A Successful Relationship With A Recruiter

We’ve interviewed each our Staffing Specialists at The CRS Group to compile this list of what job seekers can expect when one of our Recruiters reaches out to them, and also, what our Recruiters want from those on the job hunt, to make getting them employed a better overall process.   What should job seekers… Read More »

How to Identify If A Staffing Firm Is The Right One For You

We’ve interviewed each our Staffing Specialists at The CRS Group to compile this list of what you should be looking for when starting to work with a Staffing Firm, along with what advice they have for job seekers.   How do you think a job seeker can recognize a good Staffing Firm? By their communication… Read More »

SIA Temporary Worker Survey Report Provides Insight Into What Contractors Really Think of Staffing Agencies and Contract Work

Staffing Industry Analysts released the full report for their 8th annual survey of the temporary worker population this past August. The 2019 Temporary Worker Survey was conducted in late 2018, and included data from nearly 6,000 North American temporary workers from 45 staffing firms. The survey report provides some key observations, including which jobsites are… Read More »

The CRS Group’s President and CEO, Michael Gaines, attends the Dolores Saxton-Walter Scholarship Luncheon

The Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council; chartered in 1972 to provide increased business opportunities for minority businesses; hosted it’s Dolores Saxton-Walter Scholarship Luncheon this past Tuesday, March 12th, 2019. The Minority Business Enterprise Input Committee (MBEIC) named the scholarship after Dolores Saxton-Walter, a successful entrepreneur who worked diligently on behalf of the mission of Chicago… Read More »

The CRS Group Wins ClearlyRated’s 2019 Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Award!

Itasca, IL – February 7, 2019 – The CRS Group, a leading staffing firm in IT and Professional Services announced today that they have won ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing® Client & Talent Award for providing superior service to their clients and talent. Presented in partnership with CareerBuilder, ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Client winners have proven… Read More »

Staffing Specialist Point of View [8/29/18]

Staffing Specialist Point of View IT Staffing Specialist: Abdel Velasquez What advice would you give to future consultants on working with their Recruiter to obtain a position? “The first piece of advice I would give is to ask questions. Working with a Recruiter should be a relationship not a transaction. Sometimes Consultants let Recruiters talk… Read More »

From a recruiters point of view… [4/25/18]

  Staffing Specialist’s Point of View   Sr. Staffing Specialist: Sabrina Capozzi-Herrera 1.) Why is an interview prep vital before your interview? “We (The CRS Group) always like to make sure that the candidates we are working with feel 100% prepared for their interview. Having an interview prep allows us to set aside time with… Read More »