Is Now the Time to Finally Leave Your Job?

As the new year gets underway, many professionals put their focus on the future. In some cases, this may involve deciding whether your current job is right for you or if it’s time to make a change. While figuring out if leaving your position is a good idea isn’t always easy, it isn’t impossible. By… Read More »

Protect Your Workplace from I-9 Hiring Issues

Whenever you bring a new employee on board, you have to complete an I-9 form. The document confirms that the new hire is eligible to work in the United States, making it a critical part of the hiring process. Plus, I-9 noncompliance comes with severe consequences. An I-9 form that isn’t completed correctly can result… Read More »

Expanding Your Family This Year? Here’s What to Consider With Work

If your family is expanding this year, a significant amount of preparation is usually required. Along with setting up your home in anticipation of the new arrival, you also need to think about how this shift in your personal life will affect your job and what support your employer may have available. Understanding your medical… Read More »

Get Your Cover Letter Ready for Your New Career

When you are trying to land a new job, your cover letter plays an important role. Often, it introduces you to the hiring manager and serves as the basis for a first impression. As a result, you want to make sure yours is exceptional. Otherwise, your application may end up in the discard pile with… Read More »

Two Ways to Recruit and Retain Better in 2020

The talent war has been taxing companies for several years. Many employers are having trouble locating and retaining the skilled professionals they need to excel. The hiring landscape is competitive, and it easily classifies as a job seekers’ market. As a result, businesses have to use different recruitment and retention approaches. Otherwise, they will continue… Read More »

Unwrap a New Packaging Job!

Many people decide to take the new year by storm by finding a new job. If you’re looking for an exciting industrial position, working in packaging may be an ideal choice. The work is typically active and fast-paced, which can make it engaging. Plus, you get to work as part of a team, imbuing the… Read More »

Set Your Job Search Up for Success Now (Even If You Aren’t Looking Yet!)

Launching into a full-blown job search during the holiday season might not be appealing. After all, it can be a hectic time of year, particularly if you are already employed and are juggling your professional and personal obligations. However, even if the idea of looking for a new opportunity isn’t on your to-do list today,… Read More »

What Is Your 3-Year Employer Plan?

As an employer, you know you can’t leave your success to chance. Effective strategic planning is essential, both for the short- and long-term, if you want to excel. By creating a three-year plan, you are covering today as well as the near-future, giving your company a roadmap that aligns with your goals. It can serve… Read More »

5 Online Courses That Can Make You a Better Future Employee

As a professional, you understand that you have to keep learning if you want to excel in your career. Luckily, it’s easier than ever to dive into topics and acquire new skills. Many online courses can make you a better future employee. If you are wondering what might work for you, here are five online… Read More »

Happy 7th Anniversary, Tyler Vanderhorst!

To celebrate Tyler Vanderhorst’s 7th year with The Advance Group, we sat down with him for a Q & A session. Here are a few highlights to enjoy: Q: What charity do you support? A: I have volunteered with the Miracle League of NW Ohio for the past 10 years. Q: What do you like… Read More »