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When is it Time to Bring Your Temporary Employee on Permanently?

If you find a good temp, it can be hard to see them go at the end of their assignment. Once you have a temporary employee that does a good job and fits in well with your team, saying “goodbye” can leave you wondering if there was an opportunity for them to grow with your… Read more »

Here Are the Top Three Career Opportunities in Flint, MI

Flint, Michigan, has a hard scrabble reputation. From Roger & Me to the water crisis, when the national media turns its attention to Flint, it tends to characterize the city as an example of economic turmoil in de-industrializing America. But the city is much more than that. Without downplaying the challenges that have marked the… Read more »

Manage Temporary Employees With Ease! Use These 5 Tips

Managing a workforce is challenging under any circumstances. Temp workers provide a special challenge. Temps add a lot of value, allowing more flexibility and helping to keep costs under control. However, they can exist outside the normal rhythms of hiring and onboarding. Added turnover, uncertain schedules and nonstandard training procedures can make it difficult to… Read more »

Landed Yourself a Second Interview? Here Are Your Next Steps

You scoured the web and found the perfect job opening. You re-taught yourself how to iron a shirt and managed not to sweat through it during the first interview. Something must have gone right, because they’ve called you back for a second meeting. Now what? First off, congratulate yourself. Even if you don’t end up… Read more »

Make Your Workplace Safer With These 3 Apps

Technology long ago took over the workplace. You use it in almost any aspect of business – probably to such an extent that you’ve stopped thinking about it as “technology.” Now, it’s just the tools you work with. You use computers to facilitate the sales process, drive efficiency and to improve production. But one aspect… Read more »

Beware of These 3 Warning Signs Before Accepting an Offer

You’ve made it to the final job search stage: the offer. After slogging through unemployment limbo, enduring the ego-shrinking ordeals of the job search process and overcoming your insecurities during the interview, you’re finally at the finish line. But just before you cross, there’s a few things to consider. Not all opportunities are created equal.… Read more »

Want to Hire Candidates Faster Without Sacrificing Quality?

When we say “job recruitment,” you probably shudder, sigh and hang your head. Filling an open position can be a grueling, time-consuming task, with the looming threat that if you do it wrong, you’ll have to start all over again. But is all that struggle is necessary? Well, not really. Many companies have unnecessarily elaborate… Read more »

Keep Your Employees Focused All Summer Long With These 3 Tips

Ah, summer. The days are long. The weather is warm. Beaches and parks are open. Who wants to work? The answer, of course, is nobody. Every year, as the calendar pushes past Memorial Day, the soft summer breeze seems to carry away everyone’s productive instinct. Something deep in our brains tells us we should abandon… Read more »

Are You Properly Reporting Safety Mishaps?

The goal of any safety policy is to avoid accidents in the first place. But mishaps happen even in the most rigorous safety regimes. When these incidents take place, it’s important to report them properly. There are many reasons it’s important to have proper documentation. There may be future medical or legal consequences. Benefits, such… Read more »

4 Tips to Boost Your Confidence if You Don’t Like Networking

It’s common advice that just happens to be true: Networking is key to building your career. Getting the best opportunities often involves knowing the right people. But this fact has a catch. What if you’re not good at meeting people? Or more specifically, what if you think you’re not good at meeting people? The truth… Read more »