Direct Hire: A Game-Changer for MBA Graduates

January 26, 2024 in Job resources


A startling stat from a 2023 study reveals that 68% of full-time MBA students don’t have a job waiting for them after graduation. This comes in the wake of major layoffs in tech, consulting, and finance – industries that traditionally are hotspots for MBA recruitment. This shift has put a lot of pressure on new […]


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Get Hired Post-Graduation: 5 Key Moves for College Students

January 19, 2024 in Job resources


Let’s face it, today’s job market is tough. We’re in an economic gray area where we’re not exactly struggling, but not booming either. This has companies very nervous. With some slowing their hiring pace and others downsizing. Unfortunately, college students are taking most of the hits. According to The Washington Post, college students are among […]


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Contingent Staffing vs Retained Staffing: Which One Should You Use?

January 3, 2024 in Staffing resources


Looking into staffing options? You’ll find two main types: Contingent and Retained staffing. You’ve probably heard of these before, but what do they really mean? And more importantly, which one is right for your business? Here’s a straightforward explanation to help you make a smart and informed decision. The key differences are the tactics these […]


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SlingShot Scoop – October Edition

October 1, 2023 in Slingshot Newsletters


Greetings Readers! As the leaves turn crimson and the nights grow longer, it can mean only one thing: Halloween is creeping ever closer. In this month’s newsletter, we’re conjuring up a cauldron of Halloween delights to enchant and bewitch your senses. 🎃


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What is a staffing agency? Should I use one to find a job?

September 10, 2023 in Job resources


You’ve probably heard of staffing agencies before. Maybe you had a friend who went though one, or a company you worked at used one to hire someone. You’re probably thinking “What is it?” “Should I use one?” “What’s the catch?” The way we job search has stayed consistent throughout the years, so it can seem […]


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SlingShot Scoop – September Edition

September 1, 2023 in Slingshot Newsletters


What we’ve got in store for you this month:

👉 Take a sneak peak at our new upcoming website
👉 Free workshops and job fairs to level up your job search.
👉 Our updated list of the hottest jobs in the Silicon Valley and Central Coast.
👉 Find out how to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month


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How to write a great cover letter in 2024. [With examples]

August 5, 2023 in Job resources


Cover letters may seem outdated. But believe it or not, they are still one of the best ways to make your resume stand out. Think about it, if a hiring manager is spending hours going through a tower of resumes, they’re all going to eventually sound the same.  Cover letters allow you to grab the […]


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