Happy 6th Anniversary, Andrea Niceley!

To celebrate Andrea Niceley’s 6th 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: “Everything happens for a reason.” Q: What do you do with your downtime? A: Play volleyball, attend country concerts… Read More »

Why Manufacturing Companies Need to Focus on Company Culture More

The manufacturing industry has long been a part of the American economy. While it suffered greatly during the last major recession, the sector ultimately rebounded. Many of the lost jobs eventually returned, which initially seemed like a boon. However, many manufacturing companies struggle to find and retain skilled and dedicated employees. Engagement often wains for… Read More »

When Corona’s Done

Linda Roth, our Operations Manager commissioned a song for the staff of The Advance Group.  Stacey Bigelow has always had the motto, Work Hard, Play Hard.  The video that Linda created is a real look at the “play hard” side! 😊 A special Thank you to Linda for this gift and to Ryan Dunlap for… Read More »

Don’t Fall for These Business Culture Mistakes

  Company culture has become increasingly important in the eyes of candidates. Most professionals want more than just a solid salary and comprehensive benefits package; they also want an environment that meets their needs, the right amount of support, and access to opportunities. Certain business culture mistakes can be incredibly harmful for both recruitment and… Read More »

Does Your Workplace Focus on Well-Being?

    Employee wellness is critical if you want your company to thrive, and it is not an issue you should expect your workers to address only during their off-hours. If your organization is not focused on the well-being of your staff, preventable problems may occur that harm productivity and morale. Luckily, your company can… Read More »

What You Need to Do for Employees on Their Way Out

  As a manager, letting people go is one of the toughest aspects of your job. While it is necessary at times, handling the situation professionally is not always easy, regardless of whether the employee is being terminated for a performance issue, something more severe, or factors that are outside of everyone’s control. When an… Read More »

The Top Career Skill Everyone Needs

  When you are striving for career success, gaining the right technical and career skill set is often a priority. After all, it serves as the foundation for your daily tasks, ensuring you can accomplish the goals set for your position. However, technical prowess is not all that you need if you want to have… Read More »

Why Great Candidates Aren’t Applying to Your Jobs

  Hiring is one of the most crucial parts of operating a company. Without the right employees, the business may struggle or fail to thrive, harming productivity and profitability. Figuring out how to attract high-quality candidates can feel like a challenge, especially if your job postings aren’t garnering the expected level of attention and you… Read More »

Need Better Ohio Employees? Read This

  Finding the right job seekers to fill your vacant jobs can feel like a challenge. After all, you have an ideal candidate in mind, but actually locating top talent that meets your needs isn’t always easy. Luckily, there are things you can do to find better Ohio employees for your positions, ensuring you have… Read More »

How to Collaborate Like an NCAA Champion

  If you want to create a culture brimming with innovative and unique ideas, then collaboration is your key to success. When small groups work toward solving a problem or reaching a particular goal, the results tend to be better than if only one or two people were taking on the task. But, the ability… Read More »