Job Interview Questions: How to Come Up with a Fun Fact (Or a Better Answer!)

During a job interview, hiring managers often ask candidates some icebreaker questions. Often, they aren’t job-specific. Instead, the main purpose of these job interview questions is to get the conversation flowing, helping the hiring manager and job seeker develop a level of rapport. The issue is, coming up with great answers to questions like, “What’s… Read More »

Congrats to The Advance Group Grads!

  The Advance Group wants to offer a sincere “Congratulations” to all our graduating friends, family and associates. Below are some of our own grads from The Advance Group family. Tyler VanAcker graduated from the JC/LISD Academy.  This a middle college program with Jackson College and Lenawee County public schools that offers high school students… Read More »

Job Seekers Want These Three Things. Do You Offer Them?

Securing top talent for your open positions isn’t something that happens by accident. Keeping in-demand professionals engaged throughout your hiring process and during their time as a new hire is crucial. If you don’t meet their early needs, the odds are high that you’ll lose them. Thankfully, by ensuring you bring the right things to… Read More »

Happy 5th Anniversary, Ryann Francis!

To celebrate Ryann Francis’s 5th year with The Advance Group, we sat down with her for a Q & A session.  Here are a few highlights to enjoy:   Q: What’s your favorite holiday? A: Halloween is my absolute favorite time of the year. The weather is beautiful & it’s a time to eat a… Read More »

The Advance Group Hired Janet Johnson as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Johnson brings with her nearly 30 years of staffing industry experience from the Midwest markets. She has worked with both government and the private industry. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Public Relations and Advertising from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. In her role prior to joining The Advance Group, Johnson helped grow… Read More »

Is Your Online Presence Keeping Up with the Times?

Today, hiring managers consider far more than a candidate’s resume when deciding whether to interview them for a position. In most cases, they also look the job seeker up online, perusing the candidate’s social media profiles, website, and more. Even if your resume is on point, if your online presence falls short of a hiring… Read More »

Do You Have an Interview “Bucket List”?

When you’re looking for new opportunities, it’s wise to have a clear target in mind. By creating an interview bucket list, you make it easier to focus your efforts. In addition, it helps you identify options that best align with your preferences, both immediately and into the future. If you wonder what an interview bucket… Read More »

Not Ready to Lose Your Favorite Employee? Here’s How You Can Keep Them!

When you have top talent in your midst, working to keep them on board is a smart move. It helps you cultivate a more capable workforce, allowing the team to remain productive. While it may seem like keeping your favorite employee would be easy, that isn’t always the case. Even if they enjoy the role,… Read More »