Friendship and Jealousy in the Workplace

Have you ever struggled with being jealous of a coworker or being the object of the jealousy? How did you deal with those feelings? Consider this scenario. Jenny and Amy had a solid friendship both inside and outside the office. They both worked in administration, and both were on the short list for a promotion [...]

Gig Economy – Part II: Staffing in a Gig Economy

  Need Ways to Take Advantage of the Gig Economy Trend? Is it a trend that’s here to stay? Who can know for certain? Whether you find it suits your hiring style or keeps you up at night, those who follow labor statistics are quick to propose it will at least continue through the end [...]

Gig Economy – Part I

What Is a Gig Economy? According to WhatIs.com, a “gig economy is an environment in which temporary positions are common and organizations contract with independent workers for short-term engagements.” Projections indicate that the end of the decade will see nearly 40 percent of American workers as individual contractors, freelancers or on-demand workers. This gig workforce [...]

10 Ways to Be the Perfect Candidate

There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier. ~ Charles Kettering Is there ever a perfect candidate? While perfect people don’t exist, candidates who want a particular job can do their homework and be prepared to “Ace” an interview. And like the cliché, it [...]

Build Employee Performance

Employee performance concerns management because it is not a once-and-done thing. Like anything involving people, job performance is an elusive or uncertain commodity among a workforce tied to both external and internal factors like personality, morale, and salary.  Unique people are motivated uniquely, but there are tried and true methods of achieving improved effort among [...]

The Summer Job Scene – Part II – Attention Clients

Sometimes it is quite difficult to hire summer support staff for entry level positions that experience a high turnover. Your company needs reliable help to step in as your permanent staff enjoys much-needed vacations. And if summer is your busy season, the plot thickens. You need individuals with unique talents and personalities, but finding committed, [...]

The Summer Job Scene – Part I: Attention Candidates

Ok – we’ve heard about glam jobs too – where your dream is your job destination. Working at an island resort, on a whitewater rafting crew, or assisting an international adventure to name a few. Just remember; besides being competitive, these “exciting” jobs can also be demanding with long hours, stringent performance expectations and policies, [...]

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