Can Your Temp Job Be a Dream Job?

  Many professionals view temporary positions as some form of means to an end. This can include providing them with valuable experience, covering a gap in employment, or sticking with short-term opportunities for additional career flexibility. While a temporary position can work well in all of those cases, it can also be much more. A… Read More »

Happy 7th Anniversary, Mindy VanAcker!

  To celebrate Mindy VanAcker’s 7th 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: Read, Cook/Bake, Boating and Spending Time With Family Q: What is on your bucket… Read More »

Advance All Star For August!

Congratulations to Lindsay who is The Advance All- Star for the Month of August! Lindsay was nominated for her work ethic and willingness to help others.How can you become an Advance All- Star? We are looking for employees with great attendance, a willingness to help others, a strong work ethic, and ability to work well… Read More »

Age Discrimination Isn’t What Holds You Back at Work…

  Many professionals believe they are the victims of age discrimination. They think that since they are older than some of the competition or their colleagues, they aren’t gaining access to the same opportunities due to their age. However, it might not be your age that is holding you back at work. Instead, you could… Read More »

What’s More Important: How a Job Candidate Acts or What They’ve Accomplished

  When hiring managers evaluate candidates, they typically focus on what the job seeker has achieved during their career. Then, they try to select the candidate with the right skills and accomplishments that suggest they could provide value to the company if they are hired. However, how a professional behaves on the job may incidentally… Read More »

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 »