Record Low Unemployment Rates Can Mean a Better Job for You

Posted on: September 4, 2018

According to a recent report on, a financial information website and a subsidiary of Dow Jones & Company, our nation is continuing to experience record low unemployment rates. A study conducted by the site found the monthly average of…

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What Good is a Staffing Generalist?

Posted on: August 13, 2018

I’m going to be honest; before I began working at Friday Staffing, I had no idea what a “staffing generalist” was, much less what one did. Furthermore, I’d gotten the impression somehow that staffing agencies were a bit of a…

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Three Quick and Easy Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Posted on: August 2, 2018

You did it. You spent a few hours writing your resume, making sure to include your complete job history, all of your skills, your education, and even a few of your strengths for good measure. You might have even had…

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Helping Vets Find Jobs Benefits Us All

Posted on: July 25, 2018

Today is National Hire a Veteran Day. Friday Staffing places a high commitment on helping veterans find jobs. To find out about current job opportunities, visit our jobs page at or call us at 828-684-8700. It is an honor…

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Want to move forward in your company but aren’t sure how? Three steps you can take toward success.

Posted on: July 17, 2018

You’ve been at your job for a couple of years, and maybe you’re beginning to get bored and need more of a challenge. Or maybe you took the job because your family moved, or you needed more money, and it…

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Five Ways to Tell If Your Staffing Agency is Great

Posted on: July 11, 2018

Our nation and region are experiencing record low unemployment rates, and that means if you’re looking for a job, or want to make a move out of your current job, you’re in a great spot! You could end up with…

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Resumes: The Holy Grail or a Fool’s Gold?

Posted on: July 6, 2018

I answered a call on my business line from a client who had utilized my training programs for many years.  I anticipated another enjoyable conversation, just as each had been in the past, but today was different. When exchanging initial…

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From Alaska to Asheville: Welcome, Karina Becker, Staffing Coordinator!

Posted on: June 27, 2018

Karina Becker drove 4,000 miles through Canada and 13 states to move to Asheville. The Alaskan native, a theater major, was looking to relocate to a place where the people were friendly, the food was exceptional and where she’d have…

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If time is money, do you spend it or invest it?

Posted on: June 25, 2018

We each have all the time there is but never seem to have enough!   During a sales training seminar, I had each participant make a list of their daily activities.  They were then instructed to mark next to each…

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Welcome, Shannon Quinn, Marketing and Social Media

Posted on: June 14, 2018

When Shannon Quinn was offered the chance to head up marketing and social media at Friday Staffing, she felt like she’d found the perfect career. “Building relationships is vital in today’s job market, and it’s important to do that face-to-face…

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