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Employment Report

Today, I received a report from SHRM comparing 2015 to 2014 and it was interesting! Overall, we are hearing similar things with our clients, especially the difficulty in finding key employees for their organizations. Here are some of the items that were discussed: In November, a net of roughly two-fifths of manufacturers and service-sector companies will add jobs during… Read More »

Happy Halloween

Boo!!!! Have fun, be safe, and enjoy the scary moments of Halloween! Check out this local video on the Neenah’s Burial Chamber by Dan Powers and William Glasheen of The Post Crescent. https://www.facebook.com/postcrescent/videos/10153209470498683/?pnref=story

Trends in Staffing – Climbing to the Top

Whether it is men or women, I enjoy reading about success stories in business.  However, this article talks specifically about women in the staffing industry.  I remember when my mom started Career Options 25+ years ago, she would occasionally get callers who stated they wanted to talk to the owner.   When she expressed that she was the… Read More »

Great Interviewing Tips

Happy Monday, Today, I read a blog that offered tips on interviewing.  It was interesting because just this past week, one of our clients felt the candidate was friendly, but after commenting twice that she did not have any questions, he passed on a second interview.  He felt it didn’t show much initiative or effort… Read More »

Managing In a Changing Work Environment

Happy Monday Everyone! I asked Tina Chervenka, Workplace Consultant with Atmosphere Commercial Interiors, to write an article on what employees are looking for in terms of work space and how that has changed over the years.  Please continue reading… Tina has some great insight!  Managing In a Changing Work Environment  Today’s office executive is dealing… Read More »