Are You Ready for Your Year-End Review? Do a Self Evaluation Now

November 30th, 2012

Is your year-end review coming up? When it’s time, don’t just sit there! Get yourself ready to take an active role in the process by doing a self evaluation. It’s time to play 20 questions! Here are five key areas that can help you evaluate how well you’re doing at work. Are you likely to… Read More

Guess What? Your Biggest Obstacle to Getting a Job Might Be You!

November 23rd, 2012

Hiring in the IT sector, both full-time and contract, is still hot. So you should have no problem finding a job, right? While there’s fierce competition for these openings, if you consistently get no response when you’re applying, it may be time to ask yourself: Are you getting in your own way? Could you be… Read More

How to Recognize the Symptoms of Employee Burnout

November 16th, 2012

It happens in every workplace. Employees who were once enthusiastic, confident workers start to come in late and call in sick more often. Their productivity falls. Their attitudes turn negative. These workers may be showing signs of employee burnout. As an employer or manager, how can you recognize the symptoms of burnout? How can you… Read More

Stellar Customer Service is Vital to a Good Business

November 9th, 2012

When people talk about great companies, what are the first names usually mentioned? Places like Apple, Land’s End and Zappos almost always top the list. Why? People like these business because they have outstanding customer service. In fact, customer service is a key part of these companies’ brands. Their customers have great experiences with them,… Read More

What Does Career “Success” Actually Mean?

November 2nd, 2012

The whole idea behind working with a staffing company is to make your work life easier, but it’s important that you take the time to lay the groundwork. If you rarely communicate with your staffing firm of choice, if you only talk to them when you’re in a pinch, or if you don’t communicate your… Read More