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A very familiar conversation has been had in nearly every hiring office: It is difficult to find good people in this current job market. Everyone is feeling the pressure of this talent shortage. Difficulty attracting quality candidates, maintaining competitive pay rates, and retention issues are a very regular struggle. To remain competitive, most businesses have… Read more »

We’re all guilty of a little white lie or two, but your resume is one place where you should be totally honest. When you lie about or exaggerate your abilities on your resume, you’re not only wasting the employer’s time, you’re wasting your own time as well. Trust us, the truth WILL be revealed at… Read more »

It’s that time of year again: Spring Cleaning. It’s time to be brave and look under the bed, behind the fridge, and under the basement stairs to see what’s accumulated over the long winter. This is a task that most people dread doing or put off altogether. For those who do complete their spring cleaning,… Read more »

It’s no secret – managing all the things you have to do as an adult is a challenge. Trying to doyour best on the job, taking care of yourself (and, if you have them, your kids), trying to see friends and stay sane… we know you’ve got a lot on your plate! Sure, it may… Read more »

We have a lot of respect for other staffing firms. Some have the ability to send you out to work TODAY or TOMORROW when you needed a job yesterday. Our staffing agency cannot always deliver in this “instant gratification” manner because we operate a little differently. Rather than providing temporary staff for short-term projects, APS… Read more »

Work will always be work, but it’s a heck of a lot better If you can find something that you enjoy doing. If you can find a job that you like doing AND you have great coworkers, you’ve hit the jackpot!  Let’s face it, there’s almost always going to be at least one coworker that… Read more »

The facts are in: it simply isn’t enough to give basic safety tips during a new hire’s onboarding process. Companies are getting wiser: safety training is strongly suggested  the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) AND it is systematically proven to have a positive influence on workplace injury occurrences. A systematic review of the effectiveness of… Read more »

The world is always changing. This constant change includes where and how you apply to jobs. Think about it: just ten years ago, the first place everyone would turn to for jobs was the classifieds in the newspaper. Today, that is probably the last place we look! So where should you turn to for work… Read more »

Is it possible to do everything that needs to get done and still have energy left over after work? How do you keep cool under so many demands? The average business professional has 30 to 100 projects on their plate. Modern workers are interrupted seven times an hour and distracted up to 2.1 hours a… Read more »

What did you want to be when you grew up? A teacher? An astronaut? Maybe a Doctor? A lucky few are able to pursue these dreams, but for most people, their career goals take the backseat in life. Too often, talented people end up being underemployed. They have the passion and the education, but for… Read more »