Happy 10th Anniversary, Tara Robinson!

  To celebrate Tara Robinson’s 10th year with The Advance Group, we sat down with her for a Q & A session.  Here are a few highlights to enjoy:   Q: What charity do you support? A: Covenant House provides housing and supportive services to youth facing homelessness.  Incorporated in 1972, Covenant House has been… Read More »

Continuing Employee Education Is a Simple Perk You Need to Offer

Many companies struggle to justify continuing education for their employees, causing them not to offer the opportunity. As a line item, it doesn’t appear to positively impact revenue, leading many businesses to underestimate the value of this kind of training. That can be a severe mistake. Continuing employee education is incredibly beneficial, both to the… Read More »

5 Skills All Quality Control Jobs Require

All jobs require specific skill sets. If you want to thrive in a quality control position, you need to bring the right capabilities to the table. Regardless of the industry, most QA employees have to shine in specific areas. If you want to make sure your skillset is up to the task, here are five… Read More »

Background Checks Have Changed in 2020: What’s New?

The background check landscaping is changing. Many states and cities are creating new rules regarding what employers can and can’t do. Failing to follow the laws typically comes with some pretty severe consequences, both legally and financially. As a result, it’s critical to keep an eye on what’s new when it comes to background checks,… Read More »

4 Exciting Job Perks You Should Know About

When you are looking for a job, it’s normal to expect certain benefits. Health insurance and a retirement plan are closer to a norm than an exception, mainly if you’re working in a full-time permanent position. However, some businesses are also offering a variety of attractive perks. Usually, these help them stand out from the… Read More »

Your Onboarding Needs an Overhaul

When you bring in a new hire, first impressions matter. Your company’s onboarding process impacts how they perceive their new employer. Additionally, it can either set them up for success or increase their odds of failure. Without an effective onboarding process, a new employee may feel ill-prepared. If that’s the case, it may take them… Read More »

What Is a Day in the Life of an Assembler Like?

Many professionals find assembly positions incredibly rewarding. It’s the kind of job where you can see real-world results each and every day. Your efforts translate into something tangible, giving you visual proof about how hard you’ve worked. While the job title gives a strong indication about the tasks assemblers handle, many who haven’t worked in… Read More »

“Unofficial” beginning of summer.

The Advance Group decided to have some fun today as we kick off the “unofficial” beginning of summer.  Check out our team wearing some of their favorite Hawaiian Shirts, looks like everyone is ready for the holiday weekend! Happy Memorial Day from our team to yours! #lovemyjob  #TheAdvanceGroup… Read More »

What Are Job Seekers Looking for in an Employer? (And Do You Have It?)

Securing the best and brightest talent can be a challenge. Often, employers focus on their needs above all else, putting a significant amount of effort into finding and retaining professionals who can help them excel. The issue is, if your company doesn’t have a strong enough employer value proposition, keeping your top performers on board… Read More »

The Blueprint to a Better Machinist Job Search

Managing a machinist job search isn’t easy. Often, it takes a lot of time and energy, even if you’re an exceptional candidate. But that doesn’t mean you can expedite your search. By taking the right steps, you can position yourself in the best light, increasing the odds that you’ll land an interview and ultimately secure… Read More »