4 Tips to Budget & Save for the Holidays

Tis the season to be jolly and to spend money. If you aren’t careful during the holidays, those bills will add up. Here’s how you can have some fun without experiencing a January credit card hangover.    List and Track Your Expenses   Maybe you have decided to budget a set amount on family presents. That’s… Read More »

3 Tips to Get Your “Sick” Employees Into Work and Off the Couch

Even the best of us need a mental health day from time to time. But, what about those employees who continuously are calling in sick? What can you do to discourage these seemingly fake illnesses?  Attendance policies can be complicated, and they usually vary from company to company. So, make sure your workers know and… Read More »

The Biggest Mistake Employees Make When Having A Bad Day At the Office

We’ve all had one of those days. Everything seems to be going wrong, everyone is annoying you, and all you want to do is VENT. But did you know losing your cool at the office is a big mistake?    Why Venting Is a Poor Idea You Feel Worse   Sounds ridiculous, after all, at a… Read More »

These Are the Top 4 YouTubers to Subscribe to For Career Advice

You’ve probably used YouTube to watch funny videos, listen to music or even to figure out how to do something. But, have you ever considered using YouTube for career advice?   Here are four of our favorite job and career coach YouTubers:     101 Mentor   Also known as the 101 Mentor, Brian Yam seeks to help people… Read More »

Summer Safety: 5 Tips to Staying Hydrated in Hot Weather

When those sizzling summer temperatures hit, it’s important to keep cool and stay hydrated. But how can you make sure you are drinking enough water? Use these five tips to keep yourself safe and healthy. Know How Much Water You Need to Drink You’ve probably heard the classic 8×8 rule. Drink eight 8-ounce glasses (1/2… Read More »

Need More Employees in the Busy Summer Months? You Can Trust United Talent to Help!

Summer is a wonderful time of year! But your company is busier than usual, and another employee just asked for a week off. What should you do? Can you afford to run short-staffed? Don’t worry. You can get the work done and have vacation time too. What’s the secret? Call a staffing service!   Add… Read More »

How to Spot Burnout With Your Employees (And How to Help)

Burnout is a special kind of job-related stress. And, although there is no official medical diagnosis, most managers understand the damage burnout can do to both individuals and organizations. How can your company recognize the symptoms and stop burnout in its tracks? The Signs of Burnout Changes in Behavior Your workers have unique personalities and,… Read More »

What to Expect on Your First Day at a New Job

Congratulations! You just landed a new job, and now it is time to report to work. Yikes! No matter the situation, first days are exciting AND scary. They are great opportunities for fresh starts, new beginnings and things to go wrong. Despite the “worst first day on the job” story that someone may feel obligated… Read More »

3 Keys to Being a Better Manager for Your Team

Just like everyone else, bosses hope to do their jobs well. However, it is a balancing act and a difficult one at that. Managers must earn their employees’ respect, keep everyone on task, and of course, run their organizations efficiently and profitably. And all the while, situations constantly change, so sometimes supervisors must make difficult… Read More »

How to Find the Best Employees

As the unemployment rate continues to drop throughout 2017, most hiring managers will admit it is increasingly difficult to find the right person for a job. It is a nice thought that a top-talent employee will magically appear with little to no effort. But as Laszlo Bock, the former SVP of People Operations at Google… Read More »