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The COVID-19 pandemic will go down in history not only for the devastating loss of life but also for the destruction it invoked on businesses and families.   Many businesses are struggling to stay afloat as consumers and business customers cut back on their spending. Others have even had to declare bankruptcy for court protection,… Read more »

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COVID-19 forces many changes into the employment picture. What used to occur in-person is now being pushed into virtual or remote settings. Although the topics and agenda may remain the same, the modes leading to success are very different. Interviews, for one, require a different type of preparation.     These remote meetings are getting… Read more »

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Yes, we’re back in our Mount Vernon office, helping to match highly qualified talent with organizations of all sizes throughout Central Ohio!   While working remotely during the Safer-at-Home / Shelter-in-Place order, we continued to successfully process candidate applications, client work orders, payroll timesheets, and employee requests … all without skipping a beat.   But… Read more »

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Because of the COVID-19 pandemic many people are now having to work from home – a temporary or even permanent ‘new normal.’ For some, remote working is something they’ve done before and are highly comfortable with, though they may face new obstacles. For others, they are trying mightily to adapt to working from home, helping… Read more »

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Treat every temporary role or assignment as a live interview for a permanent role. (PART 2; for Part 1, click here)     Listen to your staffing personnel This might seem like an obvious tip, but you’ll be surprised how many people ignore this one piece of advice. These are the people who are your… Read more »

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To all of our neighbors, clients and friends,   We hope that you and your loved ones are well. With the ongoing challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic, we wanted to take time to remember what is most important: our relationships with people that make our lives interesting and wonderful… in other words, YOU. Thank… Read more »

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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 »