Want to Work in a Small Business? Tennessee Is No. 1 in the Country to Find That Job!

Tennessee’s economy has seen some of the best growth in the country the last past few years. In fact, it will reach its longest sustained period of growth in the post-World War II era in 2019 and, barring an unforeseen economic shock, what has looked like a lengthy recovery for the job growth within the… Read more »

Want to Become a Warehouse Manager? Write This Down

Making progress in your career can be tough in the industrial or retail sectors, but it’s certainly not impossible. The difference for those that get ahead is critical. You need to have a growth mindset, learn from experiences, show up as a leader in your team even if you are not in a role of… Read more »

It’s National Safety Month – Are You Ready for an OSHA Visit?

June is National Workplace Safety Month! And how better to celebrate workplace safety than preparing effectively for an OSHA safety inspection. With visits from federal OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) inspectors up by more than 300 percent, it’s obvious that OSHA is making a more concerted effort to come into the workplace. You’re likely… Read more »

Why You Can’t Be Afraid of a Temporary Job

Temporary jobs tend to get an undeserved bad reputation. When you are looking for long term career development and financial stability, a short-term contract isn’t ideal. But don’t overlook temporary contracts on their face. Remember that the experience and connections you can gain from any contract can pave the way to long term success. Here… Read more »

How Much Are Bilingual Skills Worth?

Being bilingual can have serious benefits to your career no matter where you live. The ability to speak with a wider range of customers or contractors can help give you an edge in any professional setting. But how much are bilingual skills worth in Nashville or the overall central Tennessee region? The answer is not… Read more »

How to Organize a Resume with a LOT of Temporary Assignments

A modern resume is really a tool of the modern candidate. If you are not picking a format that works to your advantage, you are missing out on an important opportunity. If you are an experienced contractor, your resume likely is heavy with temporary assignments which don’t necessarily show well when listed in the traditional… Read more »

Ridesharing Options for Your Employees

How can you help your employees get to work? Should you be offering rideshare benefits? There’s a lot to consider when you think about incorporating commute into the deciding factor of your new hires. The location of your office has a big part to play. Do most of your current employees drive to work? Do… Read more »

Stress at Work – 4 Tips to Overcome

Stress is a normal part of the workday, but when it becomes overwhelming, it can have negative health impacts. And while employers and employees alike are learning that the importance of a good work-life balance is critical, overcoming stress at work can seem like something well out of your control.  Here are four things you… Read more »

New Career? New Resume? How to Create a Resume that Gets You a Job in a New Industry

Changing industries mid-career can seem daunting. But don’t let a career change slow you down. So many skills and experiences are completely transferable across industry lines, but you need to position yourself correctly to make sure you are coming across as knowledgeable and prepared to make the change rather than starting from zero. Here are… Read more »

How Social Media and Employee Engagement Helps Your Recruiting Efforts

Did you know that employee-created recruiting posts on their natural social media channels generate eight times the engagement that the business page would? They also increase brand awareness by almost 15x. According to one study, 84 percent of people trust such posts from people compared with only 15 percent who trust brands who produce similar… Read more »