Why a Boring Job Doesn’t Mean You Need a Boring Resume

Your resume is like your business card in the world of online job applications. Employers likely don’t know much about you as a candidate until you hand them one little piece of paper. And that one document is your chance to make an impression. You can make that impression in the information you provide, the… Read more »

How Is Your Company Preventing the Top OSHA Workplace Citations?

Every year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) shares their most cited workplace hazards. The list is a consolidation of more than 30,000 inspections performed by federal OSHA staff, and the big issues are frustratingly similar across all workplaces. More than 4,500 workers are killed on the job every year in the U.S., and… Read more »

Loose or Focused? What Is the Right Attitude for Your Job Interview?

A job interview is your one big chance to show an employer just how fit your resume is for their hiring needs. Whether it’s your stellar work history or your exemplary cover letter that caught their attention, clearly they want to learn more about who you are and what you can do for them in… Read more »

Why a Positive Workplace Is a Productive Workplace

In today’s increasingly competitive hiring market, one thing that gives companies a definite edge when recruiting their dream team is a great reputation for a positive workplace culture. Great culture has been proven to increase productivity, boost morale and reduce turnover. The bottom line is that top talent wants to work for the employers who… Read more »

Limit the Spread of Germs in the Workplace During Cold Season

With the winter months inevitably comes cold and flu season. Sick leave and unplanned absences in your workforce can have a serious impact on your team’s productivity and your bottom line. Here are a few things you can do as an employer to help limit the spread of germs at your company and help your… Read more »

Do Staffing Firms Charge Job Candidates?

This is a common question among job candidates who are new to working with staffing firms. The short answer is NO! Staffing firms are eager to bring on new and talented applicants to join their talent pool to provide the very best service to their customers, the employer. Today we dive a little into the… Read more »

Why Boomerang Employees Can Work Out (Or Be a Bad Idea…)

Boomerang employees are the ones who once worked at your company, left, and are now reapplying. As an employer yourself, working with this kind of employee can seem frustrating, but in today’s modern work environment, so-called “boomerang employees” are increasingly common. The question remains whether you can harness their energy to benefit your company. All-Star… Read more »

What Should Your Answers Be in a Job Interview After Being Laid Off?

Interviewers want to know everything about what makes you a great candidate to work for their company. Part of their strategy is to learn why you are looking for new opportunities. Whether you quit, were fired, or even laid off is all part of their getting to know you better. It is important to prepare… Read more »

When Do You Consider a Temp-to-Perm Job?

As a candidate looking for employment, you are likely presented with a number of options. Today’s workforce is flexible and there are many different opportunities available to qualified candidates. One non-traditional opportunity may be a temp-to-perm or contract-to-hire position. While this may not seem like the usual career path most people aim for, there are… Read more »

Nashville Continues to Show Great Economic Growth

Are you considering relocation for work? Have you hit a wall in your job search and are wondering if another location might yield better results based on your skills and experience? Consider Nashville as a potential option. The city has been experiencing a substantive trend of positive economic growth, which means the job market is… Read more »