Since the twentieth century, companies around the world have been utilizing temporary workers to fill open spots in their departments, provide flexible opportunities, and employ a diverse workforce. In the 100+ years since employment agencies rose to the popularity they have now, the staffing industry has grown exponentially with the U.S. spending “over $150 billion on temporary staffing and on average engaged just under 3… Read more »

When searching for a new job, the interview process is just as important for candidates as it is for employers. While prospective managers are learning about you and deciding if you would be a good fit in their organization, you should be doing be doing the same with them.  

While the coronavirus has continued to shut down major cities across the U.S., some Fourth of July festivities will still be held this weekend celebrating America’s 244th birthday. If you’re working during the holiday (as many employees are), here are a few things to keep in mind to ensure a safe and successful shift.  

Bars and restaurants across the U.S. have been closed for more than a month due to the coronavirus. While many still offer take-out and delivery options, an estimated 8 million workers are without jobs, with venues seeing more than 50% loss in revenue and an even higher number in lost patronage.  

Working in the food service industry requires the perfect blend of experience and personality. When we think of our favorite restaurant worker, what characteristics come to mind? You might be thinking of words like knowledgeable, friendly, or versatile –– which are all traits managers look for.  

During a time where we all feel uncertain of what the future looks like, one thing we have to do is support one another. Due to the coronavirus, business operations are being upended and causing workers to work from home, or in the case of the hospitality industry, not at all. Regardless of the industry you’re in, as a manger it’s your responsibility to guide, inform, and encourage your team… Read more »

Are you one of the millions of Americans looking for a new job this year? According to a study by the American Staffing Association, half (48%) of employed adults are likely to find a new place of employment in 2020, with almost 40% going as far as to find a different career completely. With an estimated 6 million job openings last year, job seekers should… Read more »

Tax season has officially kicked off as the IRS began to accept returns on January 27th and will do so until April 15th. While some people are excited at the prospect of the money they can get back, others are worried about compiling the information they need to file accurately and on time. This time of year can be particularly stressful for… Read more »

Although cold + flu season doesn’t have an official start or end date, most people know to be prepared once the weather starts to cool off in the winter months. According to a 34-year study by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), February is the most common month to catch this dangerous respiratory infection.

With an estimated 50 million people working in the gig economy, most businesses are bound to interact with workers looking for a side hustle in one way or another. In fact, there are several benefits to using gig workers in your day to day operations, including lower hiring costs and less risk.