Learn How to Handle Stress While Working During COVID-19

Posted

Employers take note: Now is the time to say thanks to your employees. The holiday season naturally lends itself to the idea that we should be grateful for all we have. It’s an important time for employers to show workers that you appreciate them and that you will get through things together as a team. We have… Read more »

There Are Many Reasons to Learn a Skilled Trade

Posted

What if you could get a good steady job that pays well and doesn’t require you to go to a four-year college–age accrue a lot of debt? The employment market is rough right now, but the one job that always is in demand are those in the trades. Here are some of the best reasons to… Read more »

Learn The Benefits of Working a Seasonal Job

Posted

No matter what happens with the COVID-19 pandemic this winter, it won’t stop the holiday season from coming. It also won’t stop the influx of seasonal job opportunities from pick and pack to warehouse to retail. Should you take a seasonal job? What are the benefits, even if the job isn’t designed to last forever?  Benefits of Seasonal Jobs Seasonal jobs… Read more »

The Value of Taking a Temp Job During a Time of Uncertainty

Posted

In today’s economy, your chances of landing a job will be higher if you consider a temp position. There are more of these positions available today, and many may end up turning into permanent roles as soon as the economy picks back up. Let’s look at temp jobs and the benefits they bring, especially when… Read more »

Tips For Making Your Employees Happier in 2020

Posted

To make your employees happier in 2020, work on building a company culture that thrives, offer development and learning opportunities, and foster employee well-being. It’s a simple rule of thumb; happier employees are more productive. There have been countless studies showing this, and also dozens more that show disengaged workers are a detriment to your… Read more »

Are You Feeling Stressed at Work? Here’s What To Do

Posted

Your job may be killing you. Chronic, persistent stress has been medically proven to cause everything from obesity to Alzheimer’s, diabetes to depression, according to WebMD. While we all experience on-the-job stress, too much of it can negatively affect your performance at work as well as your health at well-being. How can workers turn the… Read more »

Even If You Don’t Meet All The Requirements, Apply Anyway!

Posted

It’s a candidate’s market. By that, we mean that historically record low unemployment numbers have given a lot of power back to the job seeker because there are hundreds of jobs available in your market with no one to fill them. This means that candidates that lack all of the experience employers are seeking can… Read more »

Watch for These Telltale Signs a Candidate Will Be a Bad Hire

Posted

Paper is one thing, but if the job candidate walks in and fails miserably at the interview, no harm, no foul; you can move onto the next applicant. But what if the job candidate does well on paper, passes the interviews, goes to work, and bombs miserably? The cost of one bad hire, according to… Read more »

Tips for Getting Hired After Long-Term Unemployment

Posted

If you have been out of the workforce for a long time, it can be really difficult to get hired. Employers may be wary your skills have stagnated or may be concerned there is a reason why you’ve been unemployed for so long. You need to overcome these objections so you can land a great… Read more »

Knowing How and When to Disclose Your Salary Requirements

Posted

If you’re going through the hiring process, you need to be smart about negotiating salary. Failure to ask for a fair salary when you first start out can affect your earnings going forward as raises are often based on your current salary. On the other hand, if you ask for too much, you could lose… Read more »