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What it Means to be Working Mothers

Working mothers represent a larger percentage of today’s workforce than ever before. According to the Women’s Bureau, they are “the sole or primary breadwinner for a record of 40% of households today compared with 11% of families in 1960.” If you search “working mother” in Google images, you’re met with a string of women in […] Read Article “What it Means to be Working Mothers”

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Celebrate Nurses Week

One week each year, nurses are recognized for their unwavering dedication to the patients they serve. This year, that week falls on May 6-12. While we admittedly feel this segment of medical professionals deserves recognition every week of the year, we’re thrilled to give them the attention they’re due in celebration of Nurses Week! Help […] Read Article “Celebrate Nurses Week”

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How to Develop Your Team’s Soft Skills

There’s an irony emerging in the corporate workplace: the softer the skills, the harder they are to find. Armed with staffing services, resumes, and references, employers can recruit experts in just about anything. But when it comes to personal attributes like creativity, the ability to collaborate effectively, and a strong work ethic, they often find […] Read Article “How to Develop Your Team’s Soft Skills”

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The President’s Infrastructure Plan: How Will it Impact the American Workforce?

One of President Trump’s key campaign promises of 2016 was an infrastructure revitalization plan. Based on a National Association of Manufacturers estimate, it has called for $1 trillion to be invested over ten years. In a January 2017 Gallup poll, 69 percent of Americans saw it as “very important.” A number of industries and millions […] Read Article “The President’s Infrastructure Plan: How Will it Impact the American Workforce?”

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Make Everyday Administrative Professional’s Day

Wednesday the 26th is Administrative Professionals Day and we have something controversial to say about it. We think it’s a little silly. Our administrative professionals definitely deserve appreciation, but we believe Administrative Professionals Day is everyday! We want you to celebrate year-round by showing genuine and consistent appreciation. These three behaviors can make a lasting impact on […] Read Article “Make Everyday Administrative Professional’s Day”

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Lessons from my 4-year-old

Work is tough. Being a mom is tough. Being a working mom is tough. We wear a lot of hats, we do a lot of juggling, and we all want to finish the day feeling like we crushed both the mom and the work roles. Until I had children of my own, I didn’t quite […] Read Article “Lessons from my 4-year-old”

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Top Trends in Staffing

We know, we know. Staffing changes every year. But there are some pretty big trends coming your way in 2017. Emerging technology is going to touch every facet of your business, including staffing. And change isn’t going to be restricted to computer chips – the skills gap and the continuation of the candidate-driven market will […] Read Article “Top Trends in Staffing”

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3 Executive Mothers on the Balancing Act

We’ve always been advocates of females in the work environment, and have recently spent a lot of time thinking about what that really looks like. For a lot of female workers, that definition includes being a mother.  Today there seems to be a specific pressure for working mothers to “have it all,” to seamlessly balance […] Read Article “3 Executive Mothers on the Balancing Act”

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Say “No!” to rogue spend with these five tips.

Ready to save your company money? Of course you are. Like a hawk, you watch your business’s sales performance and marketing effectiveness. But do you watch your HR, IT and finance teams just as closely? Few business owners do, and they’re losing money because of it. Don’t be one of them! Fact is, HR, IT […] Read Article “Say “No!” to rogue spend with these five tips.”

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It’s Equal Pay Day and you should pay attention.

What exactly is Equal Pay Day? Instead of defining it on my own, I’ll use Wikipedia’s definition. (Yeah, I realize Wikipedia isn’t the most credible source in academia, but for this, it’s fine… and accurate.) Equal Pay Day is the symbolic day dedicated to raising awareness of the gender pay gap. It was last celebrated […] Read Article “It’s Equal Pay Day and you should pay attention.”