Blog posts from April 2013

7th Annual Doherty Scholarship Golf Classic scheduled for June 10th in Owatonna

7th Annual Doherty Scholarship Golf Classic scheduled for June 10th in Owatonna
Owatonna, Minnesota—May 1, 2013 Doherty Staffing Solutions and Riverland Community College Foundation are working together to raise scholarship dollars for Riverland Community College students. A major part of the fundraising strategy is this year's Scholarship Golf Classic, to be held June 10th at Owatonna Country Club on Lemond Road in Owatonna. Funds raised from the Scholarship Golf Classic, now in its 7th year, will go to scholarships for Riverland Community College students. Over the years, the Scholarship Golf Classic has raised more than $125,000 for Riverland students. In October,...

How to answer "Reason for Leaving"

How to answer "Reason for Leaving"
There are 2 easy ways to answer the question "Why did you leave your position at Company ABC?" 1: Keep it short If your company downsized or you were a part of layoffs, then leave it at that. Leaving positions are always tough to re-live, and long winded explanations to arrive at a simple answer don't do either party any justice. The interviewer will ask follow-up questions if they need more clarification (i.e "How many people were involved in layoffs" or "Why did you feel the need to leave for a different opportunity"). 2: Stay positive Once again, leaving positions can be a touchy...

Welcome to the Career Solutions blog!

Career Solutions is excited to welcome you to our new blog! Our team of recruiters will be providing advice, articles, and industry knowledge to you on a regular basis. You can expect to learn more about our core areas of Finance, Engineering, Management, and IT as well as key job seeking knowledge from the recruiting experts. We encourage discussion, follow-up questions, or any feedback on how we can provide pertinent information to area professionals. Overall, we are excited to provide lighthearted discussions and have a little fun in the process.

Doherty joins MNRSA for annual Job Fair & Job Skills Summit, April 18

Doherty joins MNRSA for annual Job Fair & Job Skills Summit, April 18
Bloomington, Minnesota—April 12, 2013 The Minnesota Recruiting and Staffing Association (MNRSA) will hold its 4th annual Job Fair & Job Skills Summit on Thursday, April 18, 2013 at the Armory in Bloomington from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Job Summit is an event designed to helping Minnesota jobseekers find jobs. Jobseekers are invited to attend the Job Fair & Job Skills Summit for free. Doherty and Top Talent will be at the Armory to meet with jobseekers and provide information about open jobs. This year’s Job Fair & Job Skills Summit will feature a staffing and recruiting job fair,...

Doherty authors skills gap chapter in The State of Manufacturing® 2013

Doherty authors skills gap chapter in The State of Manufacturing® 2013
Minneapolis, MN—April 12, 2013 Doherty Employment Group contributed a chapter on the skills gap in Minnesota to The State of Manufacturing® 2013, a book published annually on manufacturing trends in Minnesota. Doherty is a sponsor of the book, which presents the polling results and analysis of the annual The State of Manufacturing® survey, conducted on 400 Minnesota manufacturing executives by Public Opinion Strategies, as well as information gathered from 19 focus group meetings across the state. Half of Minnesota manufacturers have no confidence in...

Contact Center Strategy 2013 event brings in call center professionals from around the state and the region

Contact Center Strategy 2013 event brings in call center professionals from around the state and the region
Bloomington, Minnesota—April 3, 2013 Over 70 managers and business owners filled a conference room in Bloomington on March 21 to listen to call center experts, participate in discussions, and share expertise in the first Contact Center Strategy 2013 event to be held in Minnesota. Recognized experts in call center strategy The all-day conference featured well-known speakers in the industry: Dayne Petersen, Lead Instructor and Consultant for Benchmark Portal, & Principal and Consultant for Call Center Solutions. Petersen has 35 years of experience as an expert and consultant for...
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