2021 Staffing Lessons: What Did We Learn?

During the pandemic, the staffing industry faced its own fair share of challenges. Before the pandemic, many interactions were conducted in person. Speaking face-to-face was the go-to approach, whether it was getting to know candidates or learning about a company’s needs. Once COVID-19 led to widespread restrictions and shelter-in-place orders, business as usual wasn’t an… Read More »

Welcome The Newest Members of The Advance Group!

The Advance Group is proud to introduce our two newest members – Crystal Wyatt and Jamie Center! Crystal Wyatt – Crystal joins The Advance Group as a Staffing Coordinator in the Monroe branch.  She began her career at La-Z-Boy in customer service working in the call center and most recently worked in the finance department… Read More »

Happy 10th Anniversary, Linda Roth!

To celebrate Linda Roth’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 brings you the greatest joy? A; Spending time with family! There’s nothing better than when all of my kids are in town and I can… Read More »

The Future of Work Is Changed. Here’s Where It’s Going.

Pre-pandemic, many companies felt they had a solid grip on where the world of work was headed. However, COVID-19 threw things into upheaval, and many businesses weren’t fully prepared for the steps they would ultimately need to take. Today, even as vaccine rollouts continue, it’s clear that the future of work has changed. Both companies… Read More »

Happy 2nd Anniversary, Nick Hughes!

To celebrate Nick Hughes’s 2nd year with The Advance Group, we sat down with him for a Q & A session.  Here are a few highlights to enjoy: Q: What is on your bucket list? A: Remote fly in fishing trip in Canada Q: What charity do you support? A: St Jude Children Hospital Q:… Read More »

How Can You Get Staff to Stay Long Term? Advance Employees Answer

Retention is often a top concern for companies. Every employer wants to keep their best and brightest on staff, so they often seek out opportunities to enhance the employee experience and encourage skilled professionals to stay long-term. However, figuring out how to approach retention can be a challenge. Not every professional wants the same things,… Read More »

Becoming an Employer of Choice

Unemployment may still be high, but that doesn’t mean great workers are easy to recruit, motivate and retain. In this video interview, Stacey Bigelow explains why becoming an employer of choice is critical to attracting and keeping superior employees right now:   Video Transcript: Mandy Wittschen: What does it mean to be an employer of… Read More »

Which Lessons Learned from the Pandemic Apply to Your Business?

The COVID-19 pandemic shook the world. Companies and employees faced challenging situations, often with little notice. Now, most of the initial adapting is over, and businesses are reaching a level of homeostasis. As a result, it’s possible to take some time to reflect, allowing everyone to examine any lessons they learned along the way that… Read More »