How to Deal with Change at Work: Talk to Other Co-Workers in Your Company

No one loves change; especially when it is at their place of work. When your company is undergoing change, it’s essential to talk to your co-workers. There are ways to deal with change in your workplace by driving conversations that are impactful and lead to greater job satisfaction. The following strategies can make discussions productive:… Read more »

6 Ways a Contract Position Improves Your Work and Your Life!

More companies are using contract staffing solutions for their cost-savings and quick onboarding benefits—on the flip side, you can use these contract work opportunities as positive experiences. Here are some benefits of flexible work positions that can actually help move your career in an upward direction: 1) use short-term assignments to sharpen your current skills and… Read more »

Video Job Interview Tips for Job Seekers

In today’s job interview environment, more companies are using video technology to conduct more job interviews due to time and money savings. You may be asked to participate in a video interview for screening purposes, or to interview in front of a panel of decision makers. Whatever the situation when interviewing by video, there are… Read more »

Tips to Help Employers and Candidates Navigate Wage Laws in the Hiring Process

The wage gap between men and women in the workplace was the catalyst for business owners and lawmakers alike to implement policies that guard against unconscious biases through initiatives such as the Equal Pay Act and Can’t Ask Salary laws. While these protections provide a good baseline, the following strategies can serve as a helpful… Read more »

Employee Perks: 3 Tips for Taking Advantage of Company Incentives

Top workforce challenges that employers will be prioritizing in 2019 include attracting and retaining top talent, training and employee engagement, according to the 2018 MRINetwork Performance Management Study. With increased focus on these areas, the MRINetwork poll revealed that many of the best programs employers have to offer are the same ones that workers desire. The issue is… Read more »

Workforce Priorities for 2019–What’s in it for employees?

Last year flew by–before we knew it, another year was here. In 2019, businesses are taking notice that good candidates are tough to come by in this “candidate driven” market. They are looking at the hiring challenges they had last year and are trying to come up with new ways to attract and keep good… Read more »

Counteroffers: Reasons Why They Do More Harm Than Good!

How Employers View Counteroffers You’ve just accepted a great new job offer. The only problem is now your current employer is offering an enticing counteroffer to make you stay. As many industries struggle to find the qualified candidates they seek, businesses are increasingly fighting to retain key staff members by making counteroffers. However, just because… Read more »

How to Maximize Your Growth Potential at Work

Employers are trying to find new ways to show their employees they care about their performance and career path in hopes of encouraging them to stay longer. Here are a few things you can do as an employee to maximize your growth potential at your current position. Seek a mentor Make a list Seek out… Read more »

Employer Concessions and Hiring in a Tight Candidate Market

In the executive, managerial and professional labor market, unemployment has been hovering around 2 percent, leaving companies across many industries struggling to find top talent. In a survey conducted by The Wall Street Journal and executive advisory group Visage International, University of Michigan economist Richard Curtin discovered that “the biggest challenge confronting firms is their need to… Read more »

Unemployment Reaches Lowest Level Since 1969

(Construction and Manufacturing Large Contributions) Job creation in September 2018, in terms of raw numbers, did not reach the heights of August or some of the year’s other most robust periods. The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that nonfarm payroll businesses in the U.S. brought on 134,000 new workers during the month in its latest… Read more »