How to Change the Script in the Job Interview

A job interview is a two-way street. The job of an interviewer is to provide you, the candidate, with the opportunity to explain how you can add value to the team. They do this through asking a series of questions that are designed to get you talking about your past achievements and future goals. But… Read more »

How to Minimize Disruption with a Fluctuating Work Schedule

The modern workforce is built up of an ever-changing blend of full-time, contract, shift, and seasonal workers. For those on-call or hourly workers who need to manage a fluctuating work schedule, minimizing disruption to home life can be a challenge. But like every obstacle, there are several things you can do to make a fluctuating… Read more »

Going to Need Seasonal Workers? Why Staffing Is the Answer!

As we move into the holiday months, many businesses start to think about hiring seasonal workers. While it is possible to hire short-term employees, the amount of time and effort involved in recruiting, onboarding, and hiring temporary workers can be a heavy burden for companies. Working with a staffing firm to hire temporary staffing is… Read more »

Can You Work Multiple Assignments with a Temporary Staffing Agency?

A common question we get from job applicants is whether they can work multiple assignments as a temp. The answer is yes! This is just one of a whole slew of benefits that can make working with a staffing agency more appealing for contract workers. Here’s a look at why temporary workers may be getting the… Read more »

The Skills Resume Will Help You Get Your Next Industrial Job

Not every resume needs to be organized in the traditional chronological manner. In fact, if you have worked with several companies over the past few years – as is increasingly the case in our new gig economy – you may have greater success if you group your experience by skills and not by employer. This… Read more »

5 Healthy Tips to Help During Your Work Day

Staying productive and effective on the job means staying healthy and taking an active part in maintaining your well-being. A healthy lifestyle can help maintain a positive work-life balance, boost morale, and combat stress and fatigue. Here are five things you can start doing today to help get you through the work day stronger. 1…. Read more »

What Do Successful On-Site Managers Do?

The success of a team always depends on the success of leadership, but it’s not just corporate leadership that matters. When you are looking to build a great workforce, you should pay particular attention to the actions of your on-site managers. How do they supervise their staff? How do they respond to incidents? How do they plan for the… Read more »

You Got Fired – Now What Do You Do?

Getting fired can be extremely hard, but you might be surprised how many successful professionals have been through it. Big names like Mark Cuban and J.K. Rowling have both been there and risen to greatness despite – or even partly as a result of – their struggles. The truth is that not every job is… Read more »

The Right Attitude for the Job Interview Is This

First impressions matter, particularly on the job hunt. An interview is a critical point in that process and showing up with the wrong attitude can ruin your chances no matter how good your resume looks. Candidates need to strike just the right balance of self-assurance and humility to make a good impression. Here are the… Read more »

5 Quotes to Help Your Job Search

A job search can be a lengthy process. It takes patience, stamina, resolve, and unwavering motivation. To help you keep your eye on the prize, here are five quotes that will inspire you to do your best and continue reaching out to find that next, life-changing work opportunity. “A Simple Hello Could Lead to a… Read more »