While it is common to hear people complain about their jobs, we’d happily counter by saying they have it pretty good. After all, it is usually much better to have a job than not – especially when trying to find gainful employment is a full-time job. For some, trying to find their next employer is… Read More »
Is Your Newest Hire All Talk and No Work?
If you are a hiring manager, it doesn’t matter if you are trying to fill an entry-level, junior, senior, management or executive position – the expectation of that new hire is always the same: to perform. However, as if often the case, expectations and reality can be very different things, and all too often, managers… Read More »
What Happens to Your Job Application When You Click “Submit?”
Assuming you have applied for a job in the last decade or so, chances are you have utilized that wonderful thing known as the internet to aid in your job search. In fact, in our modern age, the internet is ultimately where the vast majority of job searches begin. But have you ever stopped to… Read More »
What You Could Be Missing Out on By NOT Working With a Staffing Agency
So, you need to hire some employees? Maybe you are expanding, or perhaps it is only seasonable; however, regardless of the reason, you need some staff. What do you do? From where I am sitting, you have two options. First, you could go the traditional route and post your job opening online and hope… Read More »
How Can These Three Books Help You Land a Job
So, you are looking for a new job? Maybe you are tired of what you were doing and looking to start something new? Or perhaps you are fresh out of school and trying to get your career started? Then again, maybe you are a seasoned worker, one who is looking to climb their way up… Read More »
Does Your Workplace Have a Dress Code?
Over the last few decades, it would be hard to argue that workplaces have visibly changed. From the type of work and jobs available to the prevalence of computers and technology; the modern workplace has seemingly evolved with the times. And with that evolution, there seems to have been one standard that has fallen to… Read More »
Needs a Side Gig? Here’s How a Temp Job Can Help!
Are you expecting a child? Want to buy a new car? Maybe you are planning on an extravagant vacation? Without going too deep, you can rest assured that there are endless reasons for a person to need or want a side gig, however, the benefits of having one go a lot deeper than you may… Read More »
Why Managers Should Adapt a “Open Door” Policy in the Workplace
Whether you are a first time manager or a seasoned veteran, maintaining a working, productive, and hardest of all, enjoyable manager/employee relationships are amongst the hardest around. However, it is far from impossible. At some point in your career, you’ve probably been advised how to manage others. Some of it may have been good,… Read More »
Attending Your First Job Fair? Here’s What You Need to Know!
So, you are attending your first job fair? Well, let me start by saying congratulations because while a job fair may lack much of the excitement of the fairs you are likely used to from your childhood, these have a lot more potential for a lot more long-term gain – and fun. Job fairs… Read More »
The Importance of Getting to Know Your Temps (and How to Do It!)
If you are a manager, then it doesn’t matter if you oversee full-time, part-time, or temps, the most successful ones take the time to learn about their staff. Sadly, in most work environments, the cut off point for learning about your teams stops at temporary workers. For some strange reason, temps have a bad… Read More »