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Simple ways to build a positive company culture

We recently surveyed over 500 people to find out who loves their job and, more importantly, why. It seems that there’s a unique relationship between love and work. So how do you guarantee employees love their jobs? Well, it can start with a positive company culture. From bring your dog to work day, to a fully stocked […] Read Article “Simple ways to build a positive company culture”

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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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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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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.”

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Five Benefits of an Internship Program

In the U.S., the unemployment rate for young workers is about twice as high as the national rate. OK, so that’s not great. But let’s reverse that trend. How? Internships are a great place to start. This year, we’re trying to put more than 5,000 young people to work in internships around the world. By […] Read Article “Five Benefits of an Internship Program”

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6 Soft Skills to Improve in 2017

Well that was awkward… That common catchphrase is usually good for a laugh, but it’s not so funny when muttered in the workplace. The inability to effectively interact with others is one of the most obvious examples of the increasing lack of employee “soft skills” that are essential to landing – and keeping – a good job. In […] Read Article “6 Soft Skills to Improve in 2017”

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Do You Work for Love?

We recently surveyed over 500 people to find out who loves their job and, more importantly, why. It seems that there’s a unique relationship between love and work. It turns out, love may be the secret sauce that motivates people in their jobs. “Modern-day employees are balancing hefty to-do lists – in and outside of the […] Read Article “Do You Work for Love?”

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How Technology is Disrupting Recruiting

Technology is disrupting traditional recruiting practices. The paper resumé is no longer the preferred method for a candidate to inform an employer of their skills. Candidates now create virtual brands via social media and personal websites, thus shifting recruiting to a primarily digital practice. There’s an unprecedented demand for highly skilled employees, and we are […] Read Article “How Technology is Disrupting Recruiting”