What to Offer Employees When You Can’t Give Them Raises

With more than two-and-a-half years gone by since the COVID pandemic triggered “The Great Resignation,” employee retention is still a big problem. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the annual employee turnover rate is 20% higher than it was pre-pandemic. Unfortunately, many businesses don’t have the budgets to increase salaries to bolster retention numbers. […]

Why Candidates with a Side Hustle Make for Great Employees

Conventional wisdom used to be that if you want to succeed in your career, you find one job to which you can devote all your focus and energy. But the economy and the job market have evolved, and the workforce has adapted to the reality that making some money outside the normal 9-5 schedule (often […]

Temp-to-Hire Jobs Provide a Great Option for Your Career

Temporary jobs tend to catch a bad rap amongst today’s job seekers. With concerns over benefits, long-term employment, and the number of available opportunities, some job seekers won’t even consider a job that is temporary in nature. However, short-term and interim jobs can be extremely beneficial – both to your current resume and your future career.   Trying Out Different Companies  […]

What Are the Skills for a Quality Control Technician?

The role of the quality control technician is a diversified and multifaceted one. While there are a number of duties and responsibilities that persist between different companies or industries, the most successful quality control technicians are detail oriented, versatile and adaptable.   Since they’re frequently called upon to perform various tasks and communicate with different team members, quality control […]

What Will Make Your Commute More Enjoyable?

Let’s face it: the daily commute can be a real drag. Depending on how far you have to drive, your commute could add hours on to your workday. For those who work more than eight hours a day, this quickly leads to fatigue and dissatisfaction with the job in general. Even those with shorter commutes […]

How to Learn About Your Audience BEFORE Your Job Interview

In the past, it was common for a job seeker to accept an offer without knowing anything about their new employer. However, these days are long gone. Thanks in large part to the Internet, there are more resources available than ever before. Between looking at the company’s website to considering their reputation on social media, […]