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 »

Your Temporary Job Assignment Ends, Now What?

Temporary contracts are a unique kind of work. If you’re not used to moving from contract to contract it can be confusing as you come to the end of a job assignment. If you’re at that point and need a few pointers on where to go from here, read on. Here’s what you should do… Read more »

Have an Internal Disparity Between First Shift and Other Shifts? Here’s How to Solve It

Shift work is an exercise in organization and coordination. Finding the right people to work the right shifts, and making sure their work is complementary and seamless across time frames is critical to making sure the job gets done and it gets done at the level of quality your clients expect. As a manager looking… Read more »

Want to Be Successful? 3 Ways to Think That Way All the Time

Winston Churchill said, “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” He knew that failure was a stepping stone to greater success so long as the individual learned from their mistakes. It’s the same for professionals in their career. Often success seems like such a final endpoint, but in truth, success… Read more »

Who Should You Use as a Job Reference?

Good references are an important part of what makes an employer want to hire a particular candidate. In a competitive job market, your references can be the thing that puts your resume on top of the pile. A good reference proves your value as an employee and that’s important from a hiring perspective. Even though… Read more »

How to Show You Are a Hard Worker

Are you a hard worker? Does your employer know you are? Sometimes it’s difficult to show managers exactly how hard you work at your job, and if they don’t recognize that effort, it can have a negative impact on your compensation and even your job security. Showing you are a hard worker should be one… Read more »

How to Correctly Handle Internal Employee Conflict

Healthy conflict is a part of the growth of a team and a business. But the sort of conflict that comes from negativity and unresponsive personality clashes can do real and lasting damage to the work environment and the productivity of your projects. To effectively handle internal employee conflict, here are a few things you… Read more »

How Does a Staffing Agency Help You Find Employment?

The job hunt is like a full-time job in and of itself. It takes a fair amount of work to find new work, and it is important to know who you have supporting your efforts. Working with a staffing agency is a clear win for many candidates because recruiters offer unique insight and support to… Read more »

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 »

Is Your Company Prepared for an Emergency?

Imagine if there were a natural disaster, or a high-level security breach. How would your business be impacted? Do you know what your emergency plan is? Many companies are operating on the assumption they’ll simply deal with situations as they occur. Or if they do have an emergency plan; it is unhelpful – or worse,… Read more »