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 »

How to Deal With a “Credit Thief”

  At some point in every professional’s career, they will have to work as part of a team to complete a project. All parties have to contribute to reach the desired goal and, without the others, the project likely wouldn’t succeed. In most cases, once the project draws to a close, everyone involved is recognized… Read More »

Summer Is Here: Are Your Employees Enjoying It?

  Most professionals spend at least 40 hours a week in the workplace. During the summer, it’s easy to become distracted by the beautiful weather or feel disappointed you can’t spend your time enjoying this amazing season. Keeping workers engaged during the summer can be challenging. However, by injecting some fun into the workplace, you… Read More »

Is Your Manager Working Against You?

  Even leading professionals know their manager won’t always be happy with all of their contributions. However, there is a big difference between receiving constructive criticism that can help you improve and having a boss who is actively working against you. Unfair treatment, regularly being singled out for the slightest missteps, being denied access to… Read More »

Changing Jobs? Don’t Go It Alone!

  Whether your goal is to find a new job in your current field or hope to change careers entirely, managing a job search as a working professional can be tough. Scrolling through tons of vacancy announcements is incredibly time consuming, especially if you have to handle your workplace and personal obligations along the way.… Read More »

Is It Time to Start “Upskilling” Your Workforce?

  When you are battling with a skills gap on your team, hiring a new employee to fill that void isn’t always the ideal approach. Recruiting can be expensive, and you may not have the budget to support another salary, making hiring someone new essentially off the table. Luckily, if you have a few talented… Read More »