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  (PART 1) If you’re a current or prospective temporary worker, things may seem hard today, but I want to offer you my own story, to let you know that things WILL get better for you and for your family.     I’ve been in your shoes before. For 16 years, I was a stay-at-home… Read more »

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Patience and Kindness. Compassion and Understanding. Safety and Health.   Irritated at a driver in front of you for driving well below the speed limit? Impatient with a server at a restaurant? Frustrated with a colleague for not getting something done right away? Beyond your wits end because your children are ignoring your instructions?  … Read more »

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COVID-19 has upended normalcy. In times like these, it’s important to distinguish between things we CAN control versus things that are OUTSIDE of our control. Someone once said, “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.”   If you have control, take it. If you don’t, do your best to ‘let go’… Read more »

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What can you save the most of when working with a staffing agency? Money!   Your first thought when you read that was probably along the lines of, “But how am I *saving* money when I have to pay the staffing agency more than what I pay the employee directly (and still meet market levels… Read more »

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Let’s Stay Safe and Healthy! NEW — REMOTE WORKING | In-Person Actions by Pre-Arrangement Only The State of Ohio is presently operating under a Stay-at-Home Order. We are working out-of-the-office, using our remote access to all of our systems.   Our operations continue normally, and we are able to process job-order requisitions, job applications, payroll… Read more »

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We are living in a world where social media sites like Facebook and Twitter make it easier to say things that should be left unsaid. Our ability to contain our emotions in a face-to-face situation has been replaced with the ease of a click, sending out words and expressions that, once sent, can’t be taken… Read more »

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As the pace of change quickens, the world of work has adjusted as well. At certain stages of your career, it makes a lot of sense to pursue different paths in gaining employment.   Temporary work – sometimes labeled temporary staffing, contingent workforce positions, project work, or contract assignments – offers a surprising number of… Read more »

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With so many candidates competing for the same attractive roles, differentiation is the name of the game! And sometimes, it’s the little things that help set YOU apart from the competition. What you do during the job search can have lasting impressions.   Check out these tips on the Dos and Don’ts of job search… Read more »

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With today’s faster pace and newer technology for job searches and application tracking, do people really need to send a cover letter when seeking jobs?     Most people would say no. Yet if your goal as a job-search candidate is to differentiate yourself from the rest of the pack, doing something that other candidates… Read more »

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We all dream of the day when we can retire, live on the beach, and drink Pina Coladas ‘til sundown. Or maybe your idea of the perfect retirement is to simply have enough money to live comfortably and do a little traveling. These are wonderful ideas, yet how will you afford to do so?  … Read more »