Posts Tagged: employment

Shortage of Talent

It is no surprise of the shortage of talent most companies are facing.  Here is a good article from American Staffing Association. Most Difficult-to-Fill Occupations in Each Sector American Staffing Association Skills Gap Index has identified the hardest-to-fill occupations in the U.S. for the second quarter of 2017. The two hardest-to-fill jobs in each staffing… Read More »

Your Wealth Formula

Thank you to Toni Miller, Investment Advisor Representative, at Global View Capital Advisors!  She offers some great ideas and reminders for financial independence. Your Wealth Formula Financial Independence Isn’t Just about Money One of the best pieces of advice you can receive about WHY to create wealth is that until you are financially free, you… Read More »

Inexpensive Ways to Say Thank You to Employees

Many of our clients are small companies and their budgets are limited.  However, they like to recognize key employees, employees who have done well on a specific task, those who have had good attendance, or staff who have gone above and beyond.  We have had roundtables over the years and here are some of the ideas… Read More »

Are You Going to Bed a Bit Wiser this Evening?

Are You Going to Bed a Bit Wiser this Evening? As with many people, the 2016 year seemed to just fly by!  While re-evaluating the year, I started to think about my own personal and professional growth and began asking myself some tough questions, yet found I did not have all the answers.  Big surprise? … Read More »

It is Job Shadow Day at Career Options, Inc.!

Thank you to Nicole Gess who selected Career Options for her job shadow project! She is currently an Administrative Professional student at the Fox Valley Technical College. Here, Lori Eaton, is showing our mail room and postage process. Great luck, Nicole… you are bright, upbeat and professional! If you are looking to job shadow, here… Read More »

Offering Special Company Perks – What Are You Looking For?

As the economy picks up, more companies have been trying to come up with unique perks to attract and retain employees.  Smaller companies do not have a large budget, so they have to try to be creative, while larger firms often have more resources.  Businesses are realizing that employees want work/life balance and if they are… Read More »

Job Recovery Reaches Plateau

I read an interesting article this Monday morning, “Jobs Recovery Reaches Plateau, Posing a Challenge for Forecasters” By Eric Morath and Jeffrey Sparshott. Both Eric and Jeff offer some key points on reaching a plateau.  Some may feel this is a concerning sign, while others feel it is a more typical result from a steady increase in the economy… Read More »