5 Reasons You Should Consider Temp-to-Hire

Your company is looking to fill open positions. Should you start recruiting from scratch? Or, should you consider hiring one of your temps? Here are five reasons why temp-to-hire candidates are a smart choice.  Temp-to-Hire Employees Are a Known Quantity Unfortunately, hiring can be risky. Let’s say you find the perfect candidate who aces the interview, so you enthusiastically hire her or him. Then, you discover s/he has… Read More »

5 Tips to Combat Employee Complacency

Motivated and energetic employees push companies to succeed and excel. So, what if your team is doing exactly what they’re asked and nothing more? Use these tips to combat employee complacency and bring enthusiasm back to the workplace.  Provide Purpose Wouldn’t it be great to wake up excited to go to work because you are doing remarkable things?… Read More »

Balancing a Physical Job and Working Out

Your work keeps you active, but you want to stay in shape too. What’s the trick to balancing a physical job and working out? Use these five strategies to create the healthiest version of you.  Don’t Assume Your Job Replaces Your Workout Having a physical job can be beneficial. After all, you are burning more calories and staying more active… Read More »

How to Become an Expert Sales Negotiator

Whether you are in sales or wish you were in sales, being a top negotiator can help you build your career. Are you ready to improve your skills? Follow these tips to become an expert sales negotiator.  Know Your Stuff To best serve your customers, first, you should have a firm grasp of your complete product line along with price points. Not only will this allow you to present solutions… Read More »

How to Stick to Your New Year’s Resolution & Find that New Job

Maybe your job isn’t quite right. Or, perhaps it’s all wrong. You know you should look for something else, but you’re not sure where to start. Use these five steps to stick to your New Year’s resolution and find that new job.  Brush Off Your Resume Even if you’re applying for a warehouse or a light industrial position, a well-written resume can improve your chances of landing… Read More »

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 »