What Is The Correct Pay Rate? Know Your Rights.

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What Is The Correct Pay Rate? If you’re working a temp assignment, you are familiar with pay rates. As many of you know, the challenge comes when you work a temp assignment and the office writes you a check for a days work. Nice!. You got paid and the office receives the requested service. Were… Read more »

How To Lower The Flame When You’re a Chronic Overachiever

How To Lower The Flame When You’re A Chronic Overachiever We all love to experience accomplishments. They can offer a source of energy and strength. But over time, a relentless drive to accomplish can lead us to ignore our needs or the needs of our loved ones, aggravate physical and mental health problems, or create… Read more »

Yes. Show Me The Money

With four in 10 U.S. adults (41%) likely to look for a new job within the next year, more than six in 10 (63%) say pay rate/salary would be among the most important factors if they were looking for a change, according to results from the latest poll conducted by The Harris Poll in late… Read more »

Returning to the Workforce After Being a Caregiver

Over the last 18 months, more than 3 million women have left the workplace. Given that women tend to take on the brunt of caregiving responsibilities, be it childcare (including overseeing unanticipated homeschooling during the pandemic) or elder care — or both — many found it untenable to maintain both work and home responsibilities during the… Read more »

How To Prepare For A Phone Interview

Understanding how to prepare for a phone interview is extremely important. The phone interview oftentimes determines whether you are granted a face to face interview with the hiring company. So it is critical that you put in the necessary time to prepare. Ideally, you should be in a room that is quiet where you can… Read more »

Understanding the Gig Economy

Hearing the term Gig Economy recently caught my attention. I hadn’t given much thought to it but it is a big part of what we do as consultants in the employment agency industry. Where did this word gig originate? Musicians refer to their paid performances as gigs and really cool people refer to their temporary… Read more »

Are Robots Reviewing My Resume?

Are robots reviewing my resume? Face it; there are on average 300 resume submissions for every job posting. You betcha’ robots are reviewing all of these resumes. What company has the time to read resumes all day? We have all wondered whether human eyes ever get to see our resumes. As job seekers diligently prepare… Read more »

How To Move Past A Company Downsizing

How to move past a company downsizing is a hot topic in the work world. Like the saying goes “Life happens“. A relevant topic today is corporate downsizing and mergers or as companies refer to it as “right-sizing”. Oftentimes talented and experienced professionals find themselves in a position of unplanned unemployment. It is important to… Read more »

5 Reasons Companies Choose Contract Workers

Contract workers are becoming the new employment model for many companies.Many companies and government agencies choose this type of employee based on a number of factors. Don’t buy into the belief that it is always because contract workers are cheaper. Nothing could be farther from the truth. The Pharmaceutical Industry has turned to this type… Read more »

How To Land That Top Paying Job

Developing a great resume, creating a social medial presence and networking is important in your job search. How to land top paying jobs is no longer a secret. Professionals need structure in order to reach their goals. But to the job seeker or professional looking to better their career using proven job search techniques is… Read more »