How Many Call Offs is Too Many?

More companies than ever are using staffing agencies and hiring candidates on a temp to hire basis. Why are they doing this? The biggest reason is to ensure that the candidate is a good fit for the company (and vice versa!). One of the biggest issues that comes up during the temporary assignment is attendance…. Read more »

Trade School or Traditional College: Which is right for you?

The decision to further your education is a big one. It’s important to weigh all of your options, including the often overlooked trade schools. There is a school for just about everything, from plumbing and electrical, to hairdressing and administrative work! Here are a few reasons why you should consider a trade school. Less  Overall… Read more »

Spring Clean your Career!

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 »

Achieving Work-Life Balance

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 »

Tips to Handle a Difficult Co-Worker

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 »

Tips for Eliminating Stress in the Workplace

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 »

Unsure if its Time for a New Job? Here are Two Red Flags.

There are hundreds of good reasons to quit your job. You could be going back to school, moving across the country, or getting a huge pay raise elsewhere. Sometimes though, your reason for quitting is not as obvious or easy to explain. And if you’ve been at your job for a while you may find… Read more »

The Right Way to Write a Resume

Writing a resume can seem daunting, especially if you’ve never created one before. Although it isn’t always required, a resume is  very helpful in your job search and can save you time on job applications. Plus, you can post your resume to online job boards and have employers find you- it doesn’t get any easier… Read more »

Tips to Get the Most out of your Recruiter

As a job seeker, there is nothing more frustrating than a bunch of closed doors. The rise of job boards and online recruitment platforms has made it easy to apply to jobs, but what about the rest of the hiring process? Whether you are applying to an employment agency or directly with a company, a recruiter is… Read more »

3 Tips for Success at your New Job

Once you accept a new job, you may feel like you are on “trial” during what most in Human Resources realm would call a “probationary period”. Spoiler alert… that’s because you are! During that time, the employer and your supervisor are getting to know you: your skill set, quirks, tendencies, priorities, personality, and more! During… Read more »