Why Does Hiring Take SO LONG?

When you need a new employee, dawdling isn’t typically on the table. However, even if you’re incredibly motivated, that doesn’t mean your hiring process will go quickly. It can often seem like finding the ideal candidate is closer to a marathon than a sprint, regardless of whether you’re acting with a sense of urgency. But… Read More »

What Is a Performance Bonus? (And How Can You Get One?)

Many employees want to seize every opportunity to boost their income. While some professionals assume the only ways to bolster their pay are overtime hours or seeking out a higher paying position, that isn’t actually the case. Performance bonuses can be a great way to bump up earnings. If you wonder what a performance bonus… Read More »

Three Tips to Improve Your Job Search in Any Industry!

Many professionals launched job searches at the beginning of the year in hopes of furthering their careers. While seeking out new opportunities can be daunting, there are ways to streamline the process and poise yourself for reasonably quick success. If you want to make sure yours goes off without a hitch, here are three tips… Read More »

Remote Job Interview? Don’t Forget to Ask These Questions!

At the end of any job interview, you typically get a chance to ask the hiring manager a few questions. Usually, what you need to ask depends on the role you’re trying to land. However, if you’re interviewing for a remote position of almost any kind, certain questions are universal musts. Remote positions aren’t entirely… Read More »

Happy 5th Anniversary, Alayna Starrett!

  To celebrate Alayna Starrett’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 is on your bucket list? So many things! A: Here is a start: Learn Spanish, go on an African Safari (preferably with Jack Hannah… Read More »

Happy 13th Anniversary, Brenda Frank!

  To celebrate Brenda Frank’s 13th 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: It is what it is   Q: What’s your favorite song? A: Unforgettable   Q: What’s your… Read More »

Now Is the Time to Focus on Employee Engagement!

Employee engagement has been a hot topic for a few years. However, now, it’s more important than ever, mainly because so many companies have had to embrace telecommuting. When your team is working remotely, managing engagement can be incredibly challenging. After all, your workforce isn’t reporting to an office with you, so it can be… Read More »

The Pros and Cons of Working Remotely

The Pros and Cons of Working Remotely There was a time not so long ago when we all dreamed of working remotely. Having time in the morning to enjoy breakfast and a hot coffee or tea. Catching up on the news before making the “commute” to the laptop in the corner. The option to work… Read More »

Job Seekers Are Looking for Something Else Post-COVID. Do You Offer It?

COVID-19 didn’t just fundamentally alter the business landscape; it also changed employee expectations about work. In a post-COVID world, job seekers have new priorities when they are considering a new employer. And if you don’t offer what candidates are hoping to find, you may be missing out on top talent. Luckily, much of what today’s… Read More »