Author: Ashley Wright

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Making Your New Years Resolution Part of Your Norm

‘Finding Our Why’ has been a big theme at DAVIS Companies in 2017 and here we are about to bring in another New Year.  This is the time when friends and family talk about New Year resolutions and all the ways we are going to be better than we were the year before. But then […]

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Massachusetts Pay Equity Act

What You Should Know About the Massachusetts Pay Equity Act

In 2016, Massachusetts was the first state to pass a law that bans employers from asking candidates about their salary history. This new law has brought the gender pay equality issue to light across the country and since its passing, other cities and states have adopted similar laws and still more are jumping on this bandwagon.

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The Secret Life of an HR Professional

The Secret Life of an HR Professional

After starting in recruiting I worked my way to Account Management which heavily involves handling employee relations issues.  Despite not having the formal title, I have been an HR Professional for more than 5 years in the staffing industry.  In this time I have realized something; HR is wildly misunderstood.

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Make Your Resume Stand Out!

Make Your Resume Stand Out

As recruiters, we post new jobs almost every day with each posting bringing in anywhere from 20 to 100 applicants.  It’s been said that a recruiter can read a resume and determine if it would be a fit in 10 seconds or less. Now many may be thinking: “That doesn’t seem like a lot of […]

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4 Tips for an Effective Exit Interview

Every day we see new and creative benefits that companies are offering to keep up with the competition.  In this market opportunities seem endless and companies are working extra hard to retain their top talent.  Despite their efforts, people still move on to other and sometimes better opportunities. While each individual has their own reasons […]

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It’s Spring Cleaning Time Both at Home and at Work

It’s Spring Cleaning Time Both at Home and at Work

Spring time is here and we (New Englanders) hope warm weather is on its way! During the winter months it’s easy to fall into a type of “sluggish” routine.  We avoid going outside because it is just too cold to get all bundled up to run errands or go to the gym. Despite our recent […]

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