Employers and Telecommuting – Statistics and Benefits

Based on an analysis of the 2005-2015 American Community Survey (US Census Bureau) data conducted by GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, statistics regarding telecommuting are: 50% of the workforce work at least part-time from home 85% of the workforce desires to work from home at least part-time 50-60% of the time, the workforce is absent from their desks and [...]

Summer Job Season Is Heating Up: How Can You Find Student Workers?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports young people from age 16-24 flood the job market during late spring and summer each year. Why, then, can’t you find any young people who desire those summer jobs? The problem is, according to Time Magazine, it is getting more difficult to find students who are willing to work, [...]

Mindfulness: The New Corporate Practice

Mindfulness: The New Corporate Practice As toxic stress of the capitalistic western world met the live-in-the-present nonjudgmental philosophy of the mystical eastern world, the mindfulness movement was born. What is mindfulness? Wikipedia defines mindfulness as “the psychological process of bringing one’s attention to experiences occurring in the present moment.” It occurs through the practice of [...]

By | 2018-02-27T01:05:54+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Candidate, Client, Georgia, Lingo, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Uncategorized, Virginia|0 Comments

Employee Burnout

Do you feel like collapsing into bed at the end of the day? Are you wanting to pull out your hair or run away from the demands of your job? You may be suffering from job burnout. Jobs with consistently high work-related stress levels can lead to professional burnout. According to Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, burnout [...]

Hiring Process vs. a Candidate’s Secret Sauce

Transparency has changed our society and economy.  When we want to know something, we merely type our question online and, presto, we receive thousands of replies. With explanations and visuals popping up in an instant, we scan/read until we get the answers that satisfy us. So why then, candidates wonder, is applying for a job [...]

By | 2018-01-22T21:35:42+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

6 Changes to Inspire Amazing Growth in 2018

Be Intentional About Customer Service Whether you’re a B2B or consumer-focused business, the road to a loyal base of client/customers, who bring more client/customers is laid with trust. The competition is strong. While being the best is a worthy goal, people are looking for more than the ultimate best. They want warm, connected service – [...]

Job Market Trends for 2018

Though the job market is touted as the strongest it has been in years, and unemployment at its lowest in nearly two decades, Americans are still worried about jobs. Job satisfaction and dissatisfaction In September 2017, The Conference Board job satisfaction survey reported half of the workers in our country are satisfied with their jobs. [...]

Interviewing with a Staffing Agency? Follow These Tips

Is there a difference in interviewing for a staffing agency vs. a company? Yes, and here are tips to help you make the most of your agency interview and move your career forward in 2018. The Position Gateway A staffing agency is often contracted to fill a specific position, and they will screen the candidate [...]

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, [...]

By | 2017-05-08T14:16:10+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Candidate|0 Comments