Getting Through The 3pm Slump

Getting through the day can feel like a struggle, especially during those few hours after lunch. Energy levels drop. Focus tends to wander. Fatigue catches up with us. And often our motivation slows down in response to all these other influences. But the work day doesn’t stop when we lose energy. Most days finding a… Read more »

When Your Temp job Just Isn’t What You Expected

We’ve said it before, but it’s worth repeating. Professionalism, even in a contract job, really matters. Your reliability and your commitment are what people will remember about you and your work. If you are not professional enough to work through challenges on a job, people will remember. And the truth is that you never know… Read more »

What If A Job Isn’t Right for Me?

You’re Hired! Great – but what if you start your new job, and then you decide that job isn’t for you? It’s hard enough to know when to start looking for greener pastures, particularly when leaving your job. In an ideal world, employees would stay with their employers for the length of their careers. However,… Read more »

Tips for new Temps to Survive Your First Week

So much of your success as a temp or contract worker depends on your ability to jump in to a new role and hit the ground running. In order to achieve this, your first week is critical. Here is a look at what you should do in those very first days to make the right… Read more »

Back to Basics: Your First Interview

Has it been a while since your last interview? Or do you think you’re a seasoned pro? Here’s a look at the basics of interviewing to serve as a good refresher, even if you think you know the drill. If you don’t have these basics down, you’re not showing up to your best advantage.  Be On Time … Read more »