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Why Temporary Employment is on the Rise

Are you noticing a rise in the popularity of temporary employment? You’re not alone! The world of work is constantly evolving, and traditional employment models are giving way to more flexible arrangements. This shift has led to the rise of temporary employment, where workers are hired for short-term projects or to support existing teams. So

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The Three I’s of Hiring: A Guide to Spotting Top Talent

We all know that building a high-performing team is no easy feat. It requires a keen eye, an instinct for spotting potential, and a knack for uncovering those diamonds in the rough. That’s where the Three I’s of Hiring come into play: Integrity, Intensity, and Intentionality. These essential qualities can make all the difference in

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No Diploma? No Problem: Strategies for Job Seekers without a Degree

If you think landing a great job is impossible without a diploma, think again. Here, we’re going to shake up the traditional notions of success and explore strategies for finding employment based on skills, experience, and determination. Who needs a fancy piece of paper when you’ve got fierce determination and a strong work ethic? Proving

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Home Away From Home: Balancing the Truck Driver Lifestyle

Ever feel like your truck is more familiar than your own living room? I get it. The life of a truck driver isn’t your run-of-the-mill 9 to 5 gig—it’s a lifestyle. But hey, who says you can’t find a slice of home on those endless highways? Today, we’re diving into the art of balancing life

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From Wi-Fi to Work Boots: Gen Z’s Journey into the Trades

Hey, Gen Z! Let’s dive into something that may have been on your mind lately – why are some of you shrugging off the typical college route? Well, it turns out that Millennials have degrees coming out of their ears (thanks to those Baby Boomer parents with dreams of a better life), but many of

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Trading Job Flexibility for Stability During Tough Economic Times

Let’s dive into an important topic that impacts many of us: job stability in today’s economy. In a world that glorifies flexibility, it’s time to explore the often-overlooked advantages of good ol’ fashioned job stability. The Importance of Job Stability Listen, I know we live in an era where freedom and flexibility are held up

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The Skilled Trades Renaissance

In this fast-paced world where traditional career paths are being flipped on their heads, it’s time we bring the spotlight to the skilled trades. These professions, long overlooked and undervalued, are now emerging as the gateways to a world of endless possibilities. From welding and carpentry to plumbing and electrical work, skilled trades professionals are

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Automation in the workplace: good or bad?

A few days ago someone asked me, “If you woke up today from a 15 year comma what do you think would surprise you most about today’s world?” My answer – “The lack of human interaction in everyday life.” Humans have become incredibly dependent on so many of the everyday automations in our lives. Starting

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Perspective

When you were a little kid and the butterfly flew away, your ice cream fell off the cone or let’s be honest the wind blew the wrong way … what would you do? You would cry. You would cry because as a baby or a toddler or even a young kid if the slightest inconvenience

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The Waves

“No, I am not looking for help with staffing right now, we are laying everyone off because of Covid.” “No I am not looking for help with staffing right now, we are in a skeleton crew at the moment.” “No, I am not looking for help with staffing right now, we are still trying to

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The Keychain to not Getting Ghosted

Everyone has been ghosted before and you are no exception. From the girl next door to “the best interview ever” we have all experienced getting ghosted at one point or another. Unfortunately for the hiring market today the process of getting ghosted continues to be a hot topic running through zoom meetings and emailed memo’s.

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Never Stop Training

This past year on a Sunday night not that long ago after hours of training, game after game and what I would imagine to be more than just a few play drafts the Los Angeles Rams faced the Cincinnati Bengals. With a hyper crowd sitting at the edge of their seats the Rams took the

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Price – Speed of Delivery – Quality

My mom always told me that you can’t have everything but my customers don’t seem to believe her. Literally, I am not lying. My customers seem to believe that you can have quality, speed of delivery and low price all wrapped up together but I am here to tell you, it is just a myth.

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Must Have List

When parents start to encourage their children to start looking for universities they encourage them to create “must have” and “it would be nice” lists. These soon-to-be graduates then sit down and list things off like, “my school must have an intramural baseball team, a really nice library to study in, be within my price

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The Forever Changing Desires of the WorkForce

Baby Boomers – Generation X – Millennials and Beyond Baby Boomers, Gen Xers and Millennials have all had a different approach to what work life balance has meant to them, based partly on the era in which they grew up and in what they witnessed in both their parents and grandparents generations. People born between

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What 2021 Has Taught Us

Now that we are a month into 2022 I am sure that most of us would admit that 2021 was a year to … forget? Remember? I don’t even know at this point. It was a challenging year in many regards, let’s just put it that way. However challenging does not necessarily mean bad. Challenging

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How Much is a Bad Hire Really Costing You?

The cost of a bad hire is shockingly high. And we don’t just mean financially. Hiring the wrong employee can have a multitude of negative effects on your business. A bad hire can be a detrimental mistake to a company’s bottom line. Not only does hiring the wrong employee cost time and money, it can

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Work Life Balance and Intentional Self Care

Through covid the lifestyle of so many people has changed. Not only did people stay home from work but they stayed home from friends, families, events, activities, restaurants … The list goes on and on. Some people picked up new individual hobbies like knitting or drawing, some people got really into their fitness journey and

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