5 Reasons an Employment Agency is Right For Your Business in 2020

Are you wondering if working with an employment agency is right for you? With the new year approaching, now is a smart time for your organization to ask this question. Here are five top benefits a staffing firm can offer. 1. Find Top Talent in a Tight Labor Market This past September, the unemployment rate… Read More »

Is Your Resume Going Straight to the Trash? Tips to Updating Your Resume.

Updating your resume takes time and effort. And after all that work, you’re hoping for the best results. To make sure your resume stays out of the trash can, ask yourself these five questions. Are you qualified for the job? Sometimes people land a position without all the right qualifications. Even so, hiring managers are… Read More »

Money-Saving Tips for the Holiday Season

With December only days away, the holidays are almost here. Of course, that means gifts, parties and family gatherings as well as LOTS of extra expenses. So, what can you do to keep your seasonal spending under control? Make a List (and Check It Twice) One of the biggest problems with holiday expenses is you… Read More »

3 Tips to Get You Through Unemployment

Maybe you are struggling to land your first job? Maybe you were laid off or fired? Or, maybe you quit to escape a tough situation? Regardless of the circumstances, unemployment can make you feel terrible. Are you struggling to cope with this setback? Use these strategies to get back on the road to success. Recognize… Read More »

Winter Is Coming: 5 Warehouse Safety Tips for the Colder Weather

When your warehouse job takes you both indoors and outdoors, you know different seasons bring different hazards. While heat is a problem in the summer, colder temperatures can cause difficulties in December, January and February. To help protect yourself and your coworkers during this cooler winter season, follow these five safety tips. 1. Keep Walkways… Read More »

Should I Hire an Employee’s Friend?

Your company recently posted an open position. Within the hour, an employee knocks on your door breathless with excitement. They have a friend who would be PERFECT for this job. Should you consider their suggestion or stay as far away from this situation as possible? The correct answer depends. A referral could be fantastic, or… Read More »

What to Say When a Recruiter Asks, “Tell Me About Yourself”

If you are looking for a job and working with a recruiter, he or she may kick off the conversation by asking, “Tell me about yourself.” Well, what should you say? The Wrong Answer I was born in Paris, Texas, but I moved to Conway, Arkansas when I was ten. I’ve always been good at… Read More »

6 Ways To Use Social Media to Find Your Next Job

Most of us use social media for lots of different things. We may keep in touch with friends, support worthwhile causes or follow the latest celebrity gossip. But, did you know, social media can help you find a job too? Follow these six tips to boost your job hunt with LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest… Read More »

How to Handle That One Employee Who’s ALWAYS Late

We’ve all had one of those days. The alarm doesn’t go off. We get stuck in traffic. Or, the babysitter doesn’t show. And, uh-oh, now we’re late to work. But, what do you do about people who stroll in late as part of their routine? Decide If It’s Worth Addressing As a manager, sometimes you… Read More »

What Shift Work Is the Best for You? Find Out.

If you are thinking about joining a company that runs 24/7, you may be looking at shift work. What will your schedule look like? And, how can you decide which shift is best for you? First Shift Traditionally, the day shift runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. However, some companies begin an hour or… Read More »