Switching Roles? Here’s What You Need to Put in Your Cover Letter

  Heading into a new career territory can be exciting, but it can also be difficult. As a candidate, you need to ensure the hiring manager knows your skills are a match to their needs, even if you haven’t worked in that role or field before. In order to sell the hiring manager on the… Read More »

Happy 3rd Anniversary, Niki Schroeder!

To celebrate Niki Schroeder’s 3rd year with The Advance Group, we sat down with her for a Q & A session. Here are a few highlights to enjoy: Q: What quote do you live by? A: “Though she be but little, she is fierce!” – William Shakespeare Q: What brings you the greatest joy? A:… Read More »

How Much Should You Support Employees’ Extracurricular Activities?

  Most companies focus on their employees’ work-related time and activities. After all, ensuring everyone remains productive and engaged on the job is critical to the organization’s success, making it an obvious priority. However, employers also need to be aware their workers have lives outside of the workplace. Additionally, understanding that good work-life balance benefits… Read More »

Happy 6th Anniversary, Dan Haller

To celebrate Dan Haller’s 6th year with The Advance Group, we sat down with him for a Q & A session. Here are a few highlights to enjoy: Q: What brings you the greatest joy? A: Being a dad Q: What is the best advice you’ve been given? A: It’s not your job to make… Read More »

Is Temp Work Stable Work?

  Many professionals worry temp work isn’t particularly stable. After all, the positions themselves are often designed to be short-term or finite in nature, giving the impression you can’t have a reliable source of income if you accept temporary assignments. In reality, temp work can be incredibly stable, and it isn’t as high-risk as some… Read More »

Don’t Come to Your Next Interview Until You Read This

  If you want to succeed during your next job interview, preparation is key. Often, the effort you put in before you meet with the hiring manager has a significant impact on how you perform as an interviewee, affecting whether you receive an offer or are removed from contention. Before your next interview, you need… Read More »

Avionte Client Connect

      The Advance Group president Stacey Bigelow was invited to speak on a panel of industry experts at Avionte’s Client Connect conference. This panel was appointed to discuss issues facing the staffing industry. Avionte Client Connect is an industry-leading event where people gather to grow their staffing and recruiting knowledge and optimize their success.… Read More »

Here’s Why People Don’t Want Your Job

  Finding candidates for your vacant job seems like a simple task. After all, many job seekers are actively looking for a new role, so it seems only natural that qualified individuals would apply. As a result, if the resumes don’t start to roll in, it isn’t uncommon to be a bit confused. Certain aspects… Read More »

What’s the Difference Between These Forklift Jobs?

  If you are (or are planning to become) forklift certified, there are a variety of job opportunities available that can let you put your forklift skills to work. While all of the roles involve forklifts, they aren’t all exactly the same. As a result, it can be hard to figure out which forklift jobs… Read More »

Happy 8th Anniversary, Linda Roth

To celebrate Linda Roth’s 8th year with The Advance Group, we sat down with her for a Q & A session.  Here are a few highlights to enjoy: Q:What do you like to do in your spare time? A:Travel, attend sporting events, go to concerts, run. Q:What charity do you support? A:The American Cancer Society. Q:What… Read More »