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Mary Beth Maddox

  • Mary Beth Maddox

    Senior Executive Vice President

    Personnel Resources

    Recent Posts

    "No office? No secrets? No Problem!"

    August 18, 2011 by Mary Beth Maddox

    Last year, one of our Wiregrass clients paid us the ultimate compliment....they told their corporate office about us!  You see, this client had been outsourcing their warehouse positions to us for over a year.  They loved the speed with which we could fill the positions, the reduced onboarding costs and their supervisors loved the ability to eject weak performers quickly because of the impact it had on their productivity.  Additionally, having the majority of their new hires on our payroll,  helped them to reduce their worker's compensation injuries which was another cost savings.  We also helped them to better manage their labor co...[read more]

    Success Stories

    July 11, 2011 by Mary Beth Maddox

     I just love it when a well laid plan comes together! Let me explain….last year, one of our staffing clients called our office to say that they would need additional temporary staffing to complete a short term project. The catch was that they were actually competing with a sister plant to keep the work on an ongoing basis. If the project went well, our client company would receive additional work, if not, it would be awarded to the other plant. Our team partnered with their team to organize an orientation with close to 100 new employees. We created a company specific orientation to explain the significance of the project and we provide...[read more]

    Interviewing 101

    May 4, 2011 by Mary Beth Maddox

    Interviews can be tough!  Plus, you never get a second chance to make a first impression.  So, once you have been lucky enought to land an interview at an employer that interests you, it is well worth a little extra effort.    When preparing to go on an interview, there are some definite steps that you should take to increase the chances of landing an offer.  Let me walk you through my interview checklist:: Step 1...Before you arrive Make sure you know how to get there and how long it will take you so you are not late Dress appropriately...conservative is key Find out what you can about the Company in advance Step 2.....When you arrive Be very ...[read more]

    Ten Things You Should Know about Working with Personnel Resources

    March 4, 2011

    Personnel Resources is a staffing company.  Each year we work with hundreds of employers to help fill positions in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Texas.  Our  Client Companies hire us to find the best possible people for the positions they need to fill.  Some times we are asked to find temporaries for short term assignments and some times we are asked to find regular full time employees for our Clients.  There is never a charge to our applicants for what we do but we don't guarantee employment.  That said, each year we make over 3000 placements and we might be able to help you! Here is a list of ten tips that should hel...[read more]

    "Tis the Season to Network, Network, Network"

    December 6, 2010 by Mary Beth Maddox

    Networking can be a powerful tool to help anyone find a job.  Recently, this was demonstrated beautifully on TLC's "The Job Fairy".  In the last episode, a woman had been out of work for almost two years.  Her benefits were almost up and she needed to find work quickly.  Among other tasks, "The Job Fairy" had her throw a party and invited lots of people from a variety of backgrounds.  While at the party, the woman tried to meet as many people as possible, asked about job leads and collected business cards.  The net result was two bona fide leads; one of which resulted in a new job! After watching the ...[read more]

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