How a Staffing Agency Helps You Prepare for the Holiday Season

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The holiday season is notoriously busy for many companies and you may experience a spike in the number of projects. You also may have employees taking more time off than other periods of the year. That combination (or only one of the above scenarios) can lead to a staffing problem for some managers. To overcome… Read more »

Improve Mental Toughness with One Concept

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There are several factors that can affect your job search and overall career progression. Some of which include your talent level, qualifications, adaptability and sheer luck. One factor that doesn’t necessarily garner as much attention, but is nonetheless important, is your mental toughness. What’s mental toughness? Attributes that help you handle difficult situations effectively. Being… Read more »

4 Reasons a Staffing Agency Helps Your Business

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As a business owner, you probably have a lot on your plate and may not always have the time to devote to recruiting. In fact, studies have found that “in 2015, 32 percent of employers reported facing difficulties filling jobs.” Partnering with a staffing agency is a smart idea if you’re feeling overwhelmed, and can… Read more »

5 Body Language Mistakes to Avoid in a Job Interview

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During a job interview, a hiring manager will be assessing you on many levels. Some factors they’ll consider include your appearance, how you respond to questions, and how articulate you are. Another major factor is your body language. In fact, psychological studies indicate that body language accounts for roughly 55 percent of communication. Here are… Read more »

4 Quotes to Keep You Motivated

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The job search process can be arduous and painstaking. It can be especially frustrating if you’ve been at it for more than a few weeks and just haven’t had any luck. If you’re in need of some motivation, here are a few quotes from notable people to help you stay on track. 1. The key… Read more »

Change Your Perspective to Improve Office Culture

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Creating a strong office culture is something that every employer should strive for. Employees buy in to the company values and want to perform their jobs to the highest ability to help grow the company and meet the needs of their partners. Doing so can result in a plethora of benefits and be integral to… Read more »

How Can Introverts Feel Comfortable While Networking?

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The thought of networking in a crowded, chaotic environment and interacting with an endless stream of strangers can seem daunting. But nonetheless, effective networking is essential to making valuable contacts and progressing one’s career. So how can introverts feel comfortable while networking and walk away having a pleasant experience? Here are some tips. Practice in… Read more »

Make Them Want to Read Your Cover Letter

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While the cover letter may seem secondary to the resume, it arguably plays a bigger role in getting your foot in the door. After all, a hiring manager will often view your cover letter before deciding whether or not to check out your resume. This means you want your cover letter to stand out and… Read more »

Improve Your Job Search Today

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It’s a competitive world out there, and any given job may have dozens or even hundreds of candidates applying for it. If you’ve been searching for a job and not having much luck, it might be time to rethink your game plan. Here are some specific ways to improve your job search today and find… Read more »

Why Management Must Emphasize Safety

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Workplace safety is no laughing matter for today’s businesses and something that should be taken very seriously. Failing to do so puts workers at unnecessary risk and can be quite costly to employers. In fact, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety’s 2014 Workplace Safety Index reports that “overexertion and falls alone account for more than… Read more »