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LinkedIn Profile Tips for Job Seekers

If you are looking for a new career opportunity, your social media presence, especially your LinkedIn profile, can play a very important role in your success. In Illinois it is actually illegal for employers to use social media in determining whether or not to hire someone. Employers can, however, use sites like LinkedIn to find […]

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Happy Holidays!

From everyone at Priority Staffing Group, we wish you and yours a happy holiday season!   Please note that we will have varied hours for the week of Christmas so that we may spend the holiday with our families. For questions regarding our open hours, please call any of our offices. Marion, IL – (618) […]

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Resume Writing: The Beginner’s Guide

Resume writing can be difficult, but, trust us, it doesn’t have to be. All you need is a little time and attention to detail. Follow these tips and soon you’ll be on your way to the job of your dreams!   Make a List Oftentimes, recruiters receive resumes that are pages long. While you should […]

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Hiring Holiday Help

As the busy season comes around, we know how difficult it can be to hire holiday help for your company. Read on to find out how to get the right help for your business this year, or call any of our offices to ask about seasonal workers. Marion, IL – (618) 969-8800 | Vandalia, IL […]

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Thanksgiving Contest Winners

Priority Staffing Group held a contest for our current employees the week before Thanksgiving. Any current employee who left a review for us on Google was entered into a drawing to win a $50 Kroger gift card and a food basket to help with Thanksgiving.   OUR WINNERS Congratulations to Jess (Marion, IL), Melissa (Murfreesboro, […]

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Season of Thanksgiving

Every year, as the holiday season begins, we think about the many things we’re thankful for. Priority Staffing Group gathered our employees to share with you what we are thankful for most in life.   We’re thankful for our families… “I am thankful for my beautiful, healthy family.” – Leah Tinault “Thankful for Family, Friends and […]

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Myth Buster #2: Better Odds

Myth: The odds of getting a job through a staffing agency are low Sometimes during our recruiting efforts, we hear people say, “You’re wasting your time applying at a staffing agency – your name gets lost in the pile of other applicants.”   Well, we want to bust that myth and tell you why your […]

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Active Shooter Preparation

While no one wants to think about the possibility that an active shooter could enter your workplace, it is always better to look ahead and be prepared. Kara Metzger, Director of Operations and Business Development at our Vandalia office, attended an active shooter class in Effingham, Illinois on November 7th.   The Effingham Chamber of Commerce […]

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Chili Cook Off

The 9th Annual Southern Illinois Chili Cook Off was held at the Marion Elks on November 4th. The outdoor event raised money for several local charities.   Gail Lannom, Priority Group CEO, along with Megan Jones, Professional Group COO, and Lindzey Barger, Business Development, were on the planning committee for the event.   Nearly 800 people attended […]

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Interview Tip: What to Wear

Inappropriate interview attire can cost you the job. But how do you know what’s appropriate to wear? The answer to that question depends on your line of work and the company you’re interviewing at. Answer the following questions to decide how to dress for your next job interview.   What job are you applying for? […]