Addressing Workplace Stress With Your Team

A certain level of stress is inevitable at every workplace, but if your team is constantly feeling the heat, this is a problem you need to address. Bad for both business and your employees’ health, stress can bring out the worst in people by causing them to become irritable, careless and generally unproductive. If you’ve Read more »

Three Signs of a Bad Hire

Hiring a new employee is a very expensive, time-consuming process. Now that you’ve made your decision and brought the person onto your team, you thought the hard work was over. Unfortunately, things aren’t exactly going as planned. This person who you thought would be an asset to the team is actually becoming more of a Read more »

Three Things a Recruiter Wants You to Know

Working with a recruiter is one of the best ways to find a great new job, but there are a lot of misconceptions about it. One of the most prominent is recruiters just want to score a quick placement, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. As staffing professionals, recruiters take pride in connecting Read more »

What is Holding Your Career Back?

Right now, you’re in a bit of a failure to launch situation. You’ve been treading water in a job you’re no longer learning or growing in for a while now, and it’s time to finally do something about it. You’re a bright person with a lot to offer any employer, so get to the bottom Read more »

Make the First Day a Success for New Hires

First impressions mean a lot. An employee’s first day of work sets the tone for their tenure with the company, so you want it to exceed their expectations. If they end the day feeling unsure accepting the job was the right move, there’s a good chance they’ll be out the door in no time at Read more »

How to Find the Right Recruiter to Partner With

Navigating a job search is hard work, so it can be monumentally helpful to have a staffing professional in your corner. The best recruiters know exactly what top employers want in an ideal hire and they have relationships with people on the inside. Therefore, when you partner with them, you benefit from their expertise and Read more »

How Can Your Workforce Boost Productivity?

You need all hands on deck to make your company a success, but right now, that’s not what you’re getting. Time is money, so if your team isn’t working at full capacity, it’s costing you. Thankfully, this is something you can definitely change. Be patient, as this will require some time and effort, but achieving Read more »

Positioning Yourself as a Top Candidate Online

These days, almost everyone has a digital footprint. Consequently, it’s easier than ever for potential employers to research you, and they’re taking full advantage. According to CareerBuilder, 70 percent of employers use social media to screen candidates before hiring, according to a 2017 CareerBuilder survey. If you think trying to maintain a low profile will Read more »

Soft Skills Needed for Light Industrial Success

When filling light industrial positions, you have a non-negotiable set of hard skills that must be had by all successful candidates, but soft skills are just as important. These abilities aren’t necessarily listed on a resume or called out in a job interview, so you have to look closely and read between the lines. The Read more »

Don’t Wait to Be Asked About Your Strengths

When preparing for a job interview, you expect to be asked “What are your strengths?” It’s a job interview standard, so prepare a response for it, but don’t stop there. Every question is actually an opportunity to highlight both your strengths and weaknesses — the latter of course being what you learned — so take Read more »