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How to Have a Healthy Relationship With Your Recruiter

November 20, 2015

Working with a recruiter is exciting and an amazing opportunity for you to grow in your professional career. Being recruiters ourselves, we are thrilled when we find the perfect match between candidates and employers. However, in order for us to be able to find the perfect match for both candidates  ... Read More

How Technology You Use Daily Can Help Your Job Search

October 27, 2015

With today’s world revolving around technology, it’s no wonder that employers utilize technology, specifically social media, when looking for qualified candidates. Social media offers the employer an opportunity to learn about a candidate beyond their resume and cover letter. A candidate’s Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and LinkedIn account gives an employer  ... Read More

DES and The Future!

October 23, 2015

At DES, we pride ourselves on our industry experience. Founded in 1965, we have been in the search and recruiting industry for over 50 years and are one of the oldest and most successful search and recruiting firms in the Southwest. We have been recognized by The Texas Association of  ... Read More

Improving Yourself in the Workplace

September 25, 2015

With September being Self Improvement Month, it’s a great time to find new ways to improve yourself. Continuously improving yourself can provide immense benefits, including improving your self-worth and growing your self-confidence. There are a plethora of areas that you can work to improve yourself – but one forgotten area  ... Read More

Keeping a Healthy Career-Style

September 18, 2015

In September of 2014, The Washington Post published an article stating that the average work week for an American has reached an all-time high of forty-seven hours. Americans are now spending more time in the workplace than ever before. Not only is this astonishing, but it stresses the importance of  ... Read More

Good News For Candidates!

August 28, 2015

Dallas is booming and we’re blessed to be a part of it! There’s no doubting that Dallas is one of the greatest places to be and for many reasons! From the gorgeous skyline to cheering for the Cowboys to chowing down on the Tex-Mex, no wrong can come from this  ... Read More

Clients! We’re here to help!

August 21, 2015

One of the most important things in having an amazing company is having a team of employees! But how do you make sure that the employees you’re hiring are actually the right fit for your company. Here’s ways you can be sure to find excellent candidates! One of the ways  ... Read More

Why The Job Hunt Is “Hot” Right Now

July 24, 2015

You want to know what’s hot this summer? It’s not just the weather, it’s also the job hunt! There are many job openings for 2015, so here’s some advice on how to make your job search more likely to have a good outcome. Forbes ranked Dallas as the 5th best  ... Read More

Steps to Make Your Job Hunt a Little Easier

July 17, 2015

Searching for a new job is difficult and tedious. Trust us, we know. The good news is we have some great tips that will make your job search a little easier. Answer these questions to help figure out what your best job opportunities would be. What are your skills? Finding  ... Read More

Resume Tips for Every Job Seeker

June 26, 2015

R-E-S-U-M-E find out what it means to me! Whether you are about to submit your resume or just starting, take a look at these tips to help your resume be the best possible! Just remember RESUME. Read Over Before you submit your resume be sure to read it over. Look  ... Read More

Tips on Networking

June 19, 2015

Networking can be one of the most valuable assets in your professional career. It can help you find a job, hire an employee, and overall establish strong connections for your future. It is important but not always the easiest to do. So don’t let it be intimidating, follow these tips  ... Read More

Temporary Work and the Post-Grad

May 22, 2015

Finding employment straight out of college can be tough. And with a just a small amount of experience under your belt, it can be even tougher. So what’s a recent grad to do? According to the International Labor Organization, about “75 percent of all workers in the world are employed  ... Read More

A Quick Cover Letter Guide To Recent Grads!

May 8, 2015

So you’re about to graduate from college. There are probably some things you still don’t know: how to file taxes, how to buy a house, how to cook complicated meals (or any meal), how to pay off student loan debt, how to apply for a credit card and maybe how  ... Read More

Dress To Impress

April 29, 2015

You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again: what you wear to an interview affects how the interviewers perceive you. It may seem like a basic rule of thumb, but as the times change, the rules change as well. Here’s how to stay up-to-date on what’s appropriate and what’s  ... Read More

Questions for Your Interviewer

April 10, 2015

It’s the hardest part of every interview – and unfortunately, it can make or break your chances. It’s the dreaded “And do you have any questions for us?” and it can be incredibly intimidating. The first secret to success is simple: You should always have a few questions stored in  ... Read More

Professional Attire

March 27, 2015

Congratulations, you landed a job! Now that the hard part is over, it’s time to focus on one of the many fun parts of professional life: dressing the part. Regardless of your career path, your gender, or your position within a company, it is always important to present yourself in  ... Read More

Listen Up, Grads!

March 19, 2015

Post-graduate life can be incredibly stressful, as recent college graduates learn to navigate the ups and downs of “real life.” With the stresses of finding a place to live, meeting new people, and living independently, there is plenty to worry about without having to find a job. But the post-grad  ... Read More

Candidates in Demand

February 27, 2015

The world of search and recruiting has changed dramatically over the past few decades. The supply and demand for candidates has continually shifted as the job market has become increasingly competitive in recent years. In the past, Dallas Employment services had a handful of candidates to go to, but now  ... Read More

Love Your Candidates

February 13, 2015

With Valentines just around the corner, we thought we talk a little about love. Here at Dallas Employment Services, we want you to love each and every one of your employees! We work hard to find ideal candidates for your business needs. To do this, we’ve developed a multi-step strategy  ... Read More

Social Media and Your Career

January 30, 2015

When beginning your job search, it’s important to remember to clean up your social media presence for potential employers. In this day and age, it is common practice for recruiters and employers to survey someone’s social media before offering a job or even an interview. Facebook: With such a large  ... Read More

Temporary Job Market On The Rise

January 23, 2015

There’s no time like the present to start expanding your staff! With the economy currently on the rise, it can be tempting to hire full-time employees to expand your company. However, with the risk of a bad fit with a new employee or the sole purpose of project work, there  ... Read More

Career Resolutions in the New Year

December 26, 2014

Get excited about your career goals for 2015! Here at Dallas Employment Services we are here to help you prepare, so that you can get going this new year! Here are some tips and resolutions to add to your list: Map out your career This year write down what you  ... Read More

Why Hire Temporary Work?

December 19, 2014

Have you ever wondered about the benefits of hiring temporary or project work? At Dallas Employment Services we can help you find some excellent temporary work that fits your needs! Here are some reasons you should look into hiring temporary workers: You need help during specific times During the holidays  ... Read More

Dallas For the Holidays!

November 28, 2014

The holidays are here, and what better way to get in the spirit than exploring all the festive activities Dallas has to offer? We have compiled a list of the Top 5 things to do in Dallas this holiday season! 1. Attend the Dallas Children’s Health Holiday Parade This year  ... Read More

DES Direct Hire vs. Temp Hire

November 21, 2014

Here at DES, we offer both Temporary Services as well as Direct Hire. The job market is changing dramatically and it is important to consider the pros and cons of each service before making the next step in the recruitment process. Benefits of Direct Hire Direct hire continues to be  ... Read More