Sick of Hiring Already? Simplify Your Hiring Process!

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Downsizing isn’t just laying off employees or buying one of those fancy tiny homes so popular on TV. The truth is, downsizing doesn’t have to be about reducing the workforce or your stuff, but rather, about simplifying your processes. Are you tired of going through the motions of hiring only to have employees not work… Read more »

Want to Be Productive? Get Rid of These Three Things!

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Technology is designed to make us more efficient. But if only that were the case with everything on the internet or our phones. In many cases, too many tools actually create bigger time-sucks in an otherwise productive day. So what can you do about it? If you think you need to be more productive, there… Read more »

Don’t Discount 40+ Year Old Workers!

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There has long been a concern among older adults regarding age discrimination in the workplace. For a while, it centered on the baby boomers as they climbed past 40 and 50. But today, the concept of ageism in the workplace affects the Generation X and, within a few years, will even affect the oldest millennials in… Read more »

3 Big (And Common!) Resume Blunders

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Recruiters often seen 100 resume or more per day. Trust us when we say we’ve seen it all; the good, the bad, and the ugly. Resume writing isn’t exactly intuitive, so it helps to have a second opinion before you submit the final documents. But before you do, take a look at what you have… Read more »

Valentine’s Is the Perfect Time to Review Your Workplace Harassment Policy

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On February 14, love is in the air. Remember being in elementary school where you brought in a Valentine’s card for everyone in your class? Maybe you decorated a shoebox to be your mailbox in the classroom. In high school, this tradition may have transitioned. Maybe you bought a flower for your boyfriend or girlfriend… Read more »

How to Handle Constructive Criticism at Your Data Entry Job

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We get it. Working in a data entry job can sometimes feel thankless and frustrating. But when your manager presents you with criticism about the work you’ve done, how are you supposed to react? It’s normal to be defensive, but it’s healthier to take a step back and learn to interpret and apply constructive criticism,… Read more »

Here’s When You Should Partner with a Michigan Employment Agency

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The job market in Southeast Michigan has evolved a great deal over the last decade. As our economy changed to be less dependent on the big-3 automakers, many companies had to reimagine themselves for the 21st century. So when is the right time to partner with a Michigan employment agency to help your organization find… Read more »

How Soon Is “Too Soon” to Ask For Vacation Days at Your New Job?

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Starting a new job comes with a lot of uncertainty. You will need to train in the company’s protocol, learn their culture, and start working with a strange new group of people. But there is one question on the mind of every new employee: When can you ask for vacation days? In some ways, employers… Read more »

How Do New I-9 Requirements Affect Remote Employees?

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Remote working agreements have gained in popularity over the last few years. When employees can have the flexibility of working from home and employers can eliminate expenses in the office, it’s a win-win for everyone. But that doesn’t mean that remote working situations are cut and dry. Your company still needs to be compliant with… Read more »

New Michigan HR Job? Use This to Start Off on the Right Foot!

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If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to start a new human resources job in 2018, what can you do to ensure that you’re starting off on the right foot? A new HR job right here in Michigan can put you in a great position for your career. There are some tips that can… Read more »