Do You Have Unrealistic Workday Expectations?

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We are experiencing a revolution in today’s workplace. Many employees are expecting and anticipating that their jobs and their employers should be arbiters of “fun.” But what does that mean exactly? The truth is, no job is going to be fun all day every day, no matter what you do for a living. So maybe… Read more »

5 Problems Your Staffing Partner Can Eliminate Today

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Have you considered working with a staffing partner to help you source and hire top candidates in the Detroit area? A staffing agency is trained to find the best possible job seekers in the area to match them with open positions with their clients. They are dedicated to this process so you don’t have to… Read more »

Unbrand Yourself as a Job Hopper

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If you’ve changed jobs several times in the last few years, often more than once a year, you’re can be considered a job hopper by a recruiter or hiring manager. And, as you have probably discerned, that can spell trouble for your job search. But don’t worry. There are some things you can do to… Read more »

One Easy Way to Make Everyone Happier at Work This Year

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Employee engagement is one of the top subjects in human resources today. As we get into 2019, many companies are looking at happiness as a way to define success in their company. And one easy way to make everyone happier at work this year is by re-imagining the meeting. Whether you have meetings daily or… Read more »

Does Your Company Need an “Open-Office” Policy?

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There was a time when private offices were the workplace trend. In the 1990s, offices gave way to cubicles which changed the very fabric of U.S. businesses. Over the last few years, a completely different trend has reemerged: Open offices. What does this mean? Open offices had been the way of the workplace for many… 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 to Calculate the Cost of a Bad Office Hire

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There are plenty of reasons to avoid a bad hire, but the high cost may be the most significant. Not only will a bad hire affect production and employee morale, but it can also greatly impact the money you spend, the profits you bring in, and every other financial aspect of your organization. But how… Read more »

Are You Being “Googled” By Prospective Employers?

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The world has changed so much just in the last decade. Today, social media is a ubiquitous form of communication and your online identity is an extremely important part of your overall brand as a potential employee. So, what happens when you apply for a new job? Are potential employers Googling your name to learn… Read more »

Administrative Assistant Warning Signs that Should Put a Candidate on Hold

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Before you make that job offer, how do you know this candidate is the right person for the job? A bad hire can cost your company time and money. Knowing how to look for warning signs that indicate an administrative assistant isn’t all they appear on the surface is important. Here are some red flags… Read more »