Are All Cars The Same?

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Just this morning I went on a sales call where I was told we have used your type of services before, I don’t expect much from you.  Unfortunately, the common perception of staffing is that we are all the same.  I like to respond with an analogy by asking them to compare us to the… Read more »

Looking For Work In 2020?

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“Keep your dreams alive. Understand to achieve anything requires faith and belief in yourself, vision, hard work, determination, and dedication. Remember all things are possible for those who believe.” – Gail Devers, 3-time Olympic Gold Medalist   I took a call from a candidate last week that was asking me if anyone anywhere is hiring?… Read more »

3 Frequent Questions Employees Ask About Going Back to Work

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For the last few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses across the United States to either temporarily shut down operations entirely or convert to a distributed and remote workforce model. Now, slowly but surely, those businesses are beginning to facilitate the gradual process of returning to the workplace. Of course, every return to work… Read more »

How to Help Build Up Your Employees’ Confidence

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As employers, it’s important for us to be able to enable, empower, and inspire our employees. This can be achieved in a variety of ways. For example, we can invest in new technology to make it easier for our employees to complete a particular task or set of tasks. Or, we can start to commit… Read more »

How Can You Tell If Your Company Culture is Broken?

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What Is “Workplace Culture”? In recent years, the phrase workplace culture has become increasingly common. Put simply, the “culture” of a workplace is the totality of policies, social norms, and modes of interpersonal communication that comprise the general atmosphere of an office. In other words, the phrase “workplace culture” refers to what it feels like… Read more »

This Checklist Will Help Make Sure You Start Your New Job Right

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Have you recently been offered a new job or a promotion? If so, then congratulations! All of that hard work has paid off, and you have a lot of new exciting opportunities to look forward to. For the time being, you can take a load off and relax. But you should be careful not to… Read more »

How to Jumpstart Your Job Search During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The COVID-19 pandemic poses an unprecedented challenge to individuals, businesses, and industries across the United States. As the crisis continues, it’s important for each of us to be able to adapt to changing economic and social circumstances as rapidly and effectively as possible. It’s also important that we take advantage of the present moment as… Read more »

How To Stand Out In A Crowd!

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If you are looking for a job today in the Tampa Bay region, you are not alone. So what can you do to get noticed and stand out in a crowd of other applicants? To answer that question, there are some simple steps I would encourage all job seekers to pay attention to today! Be… Read more »

Four Signs that a Candidate is (Probably) Not a Good Fit

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When conducting an interview with a job candidate, it’s important for HR professionals to be able to pick up on subtle – as well as more obvious – elements of body language, personality, and communication. In other words, it’s necessary for these professionals to be able to look beyond a candidate’s resume and cover letter… Read more »

The Right Way to Give Employees Constructive Feedback

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The health of a workplace culture is determined, in large part, by the degree and quality of communication between managers and employees. If employees feel that their voices are being heard and that their concerns are being acted upon, productivity, camaraderie, and organization-wide success is likely to follow. If they feel that their contributions are… Read more »