Articles, news and insights from the AMTRA team.

Why a Boutique Agency Makes All the Difference

February 22, 2022

Finding the ideal candidate for your job openings isn’t as simple as it once was. That is, unless you hire a boutique staffing firm to help you.

As new specialties emerge, and skill sets become more refined, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for businesses to fill positions, with
47% of recruiters claiming talent shortage is their biggest threat to hiring and human resource management.

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Top Job Skills of 2021

January 12, 2021

Make 2021 the year you improve your job skills!

Remote work is here to stay, and to continue succeeding and thriving, you need to start focusing on the skills that make you indispensable.

I bet you’re saying, “well, I have a degree and a certification, isn’t that enough?” It’s a great start, but you also need to start looking at the soft skills that are going to set you apart. Wondering what those are? To help, we surveyed our top recruiters to get their take. Here’s what they had to say.

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Tips for Acing your next Job Interview

October 21, 2019

Preparing for job interviews can be an overwhelming task, as you often have less than an hour to convince people that you’re the ‘right’ person for the job.

Being well prepared will help you look polished and prepared … and likely increase your chances of landing your dream job. Here are some great tips on how you can prepare for your next job interview.

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Qualities that Job Interviewers Look for

March 19, 2019

When you’re on the hunt for a new job, of course it’s important to have the right skills, experience and education.  But, that may not be all you need.  

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Impressive Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

February 8, 2019

I’ve interviewed hundreds of job candidates in my career, and am often surprised by how many people don’t ask good questions when given the opportunity.  Many candidates have no questions, while others use the time to promote themselves. 

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Overwhelmed at your new job? Here’s how you can ensure your success.

November 29, 2018

When your job offer is signed and your start date is set, you can finally relax. You’ve made it through the interviews, the negotiation and the reference checks. The hard part is over … until your first day.

In order to succeed, both personally and professionally, you’re expected to learn the lingo, follow the dress code, and pick up on the 'right' behaviors. Below are some tips to help you succeed at your new job from day one. 


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