Learn Tips For How to Search For a Job During COVID-19

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It’s hard to believe, but three months ago, we had the best economy with low unemployment. Staffing agencies and HR teams worked hard to find top talent when everyone was working, and business was booming. With the COVID-19 virus, we’ve seen the sharpest decline in the economy that is the direct opposite of the beginning… Read more »

The Benefits of Going Back to Work Instead of Collecting Unemployment

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There are several reasons you should return to work instead of collecting unemployment, including you may no longer be eligible for unemployment benefits if you are offered your job back, expanded unemployment benefits won’t last forever, and more. Unemployment may be higher than the Great Depression. Forbes reports the number is 23%, just shy of… Read more »

Learn How to be a Successful Temp Employee

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Temporary jobs are increasing faster than all other types of jobs. The studies suggest that temp jobs will grow to more than 3.2 million by 2025. As a category, these types of jobs are far surpassing all other types of employment. Chances are, at some point, you may end up a temp employee. Here’s how… Read more »

How to Keep Kids Busy and Learning During School Closures

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As the weeks under quarantine drag on, it’s likely your children are getting (or have been) bored. It’s understandable if you’re on lockdown, especially if the weather is bad and you can’t get outside. For parents, it’s a difficult time, as many schools are closing till the fall. How can you keep kids busy and… Read more »

The Stress From COVID-19 Can Be Real. Learn How To Achieve Balance

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As we write this, 26,000 people have lost their lives to COVID-19. The health uncertainty mirrors the economic upheaval; more than 16 million Americans filed for unemployment in the period between mid-March and mid-April. It’s unprecedented and undeniably frightening for most of us. How can you find any balance when it seems like the world… Read more »

Have you Lost Your Job Due to COVID-19? Here’s What You Need to Know

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U.S. unemployment has skyrocketed in direct correlation with the spread of the COVID-19 virus. If you’re one of those people facing unemployment or reduced hours, you may struggle to meet your financial obligations or even put food on the table. Here are some suggestions for what you can do to manage your budget, even in… Read more »

Learn How to Vent The Right Way at Work

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When venting at work, it’s important to minimize your impact, spend just much time coming up with solutions, balance the negative with the positive, and more. Work can drive you crazy sometimes. On other days it’s probably fine. But there are just going to be times when your coworkers or customers or the job itself… Read more »

3 Tips For Getting Out of a Rut at Work

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If you feel like you’re in a rut at work, be sure to self-evaluate, focus on one thing at a time, and identify the decision you’ve been avoiding. Everyone has that “ho-hum” feeling at work from time to time. If you’ve been in a job for a while, you may feel stuck in a rut,… Read more »

4 Tips For How to Survive Your First Week as a Temporary Employee

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To survive your first week as a temporary employee, get all the information you need before accepting the job, be prepared for anything, become familiar with the corporate environment quickly, and more. Contract assignments are good ways to keep a steady paycheck coming in during a downturn in the economy. But temporary work also allows… Read more »

The Top 3 Reasons to Develop a Relationship With Your Co-Workers

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There are a few reasons why you should develop relationships with your co-workers, including it reduces stress, it’s revealing, and it allows you to leave with support. Getting to know your co-workers makes the job more bearable. Studies show workers who have a best friend at work are happier, more productive, and are seven times… Read more »