Let’s talk about contract-to-hire positions. They have been quite popular for some time now, especially the last decade since the recession. Contract-to-hire jobs allow you to begin an assignment as a contracted employee for a given amount of time, with the possibility of receiving an offer for permanent employment. Some people hear “contract job” and… Read more »

Your resume is the beginning of your job search and it reflects you and your career path. Recruiters and hiring managers view your resume as your professional story. From reading your resume, we can learn about how you grew your career, expanded your skills, and gained new experience. Most people find the task of creating… Read more »

It is no secret that we are currently out of our “norm” when it comes to interviewing. Who would have thought that a simple handshake at your interview could be a huge no-no?  Times have changed and we are in unchartered territory. But as we know, life must continue. This means that job searches must… Read more »

Living in lock-down the past few months has been terrifying and unprecedented. It is nerve wracking to think we must get “back to normal”. What will our new “normal” even look like? As we all make this journey together, it is important to remember that we, as a community, must keep moving forward and help… Read more »

Did you know the Manufacturing Industry is pretty awesome? The movement towards STEAM based learning is on the rise, and we couldn’t be more excited about it! STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. STEAM based learning fosters creativity, critical thinking and problem solving. These skills are beneficial in any type of career… Read more »

It is that time of year. Everyone is sick. Everyone’s kids are sick. Sounds of coughing and sneezing fill your ears from every corner of the office. You are just waiting for the aches and runny nose to commence.  Well – let’s try to be optimistic. Maybe you will be one of the “lucky ones”… Read more »

The end of the year is approaching and as you reflect on the past few months, you may realize that your workload has significantly increased and you’ve taken on a lot more responsibility. Is it time to ask your boss for a raise? The thought of asking for a raise can be absolutely terrifying. Consider… Read more »

We keep hearing a lot about company culture and how important it is. What exactly is company culture and how do you find out more information about it? Company culture is the personality of the organization. It is important to make yourself aware of a company’s culture before accepting a job offer there. Quite often,… Read more »

Interviews. It is the best predictor in hiring your next best employee. Or is it? Recently, employers are realizing that there are quite a few flaws with the interview process. From over prepping and cheat sheets to blatantly lying about previous work responsibilities, employers are faced with many challenges in identifying a candidate’s true potential…. Read more »