Unfortunately, there’s a huge stigma surrounding unemployment that just doesn’t need to be there, particularly given recent circumstances. The subsequent shame associated with temporarily relying on unemployment can make you feel judged. But the truth is, there’s no need to be embarrassed about needing a little help, especially under certain circumstances.  The fact of the… Read More


We’ve all, at some point, had to deal with that one annoying coworker who is constantly complaining. It’s never pleasant, and all too often, it can lead to an uncomfortable or hostile work environment.  Let’s face it, we all grumble about something from time to time, but constant complaining is a real culture killer in… Read More


When times get tough, people lose their jobs. Unfortunately, COVID-19 continues to leave the majority of the country worried about the future, particularly in regards to employment. Fortunately, all is not lost for blue-collar workers. In fact, several well-paying blue-collar jobs are considered to be “recession-proof”. It’s not uncommon for skilled labor work to continue… Read More


Trying to find a job is stressful, period. It doesn’t matter what profession you’re in or how much experience you have, job hunting is never an easy process. If you’ve spent countless hours trying to get hired and have read every piece of advice out there on the best ways to make yourself stand out,… Read More


Blue-collar workers are required to have excellent knowledge and expertise in their field. However, those aren’t the only traits that are important. Just like with almost any other career path, it’s also essential to retain a level of professionalism, particularly if you want to stand out as the best in the biz.  Professionalism can really… Read More


Staffing agencies are important resources both for those looking to be hired, but also for companies in need of finding hard-working, dedicated employees. In order to appropriately match their database of candidates with the perfect employers, staffing agencies carry out important screening processes on behalf of their clients to help streamline the hiring process.  With… Read More


Any business leader, company owner, or manager will tell you that one of the most important aspects of running a successful operation is the team you surround yourself with. Highly functional and accomplished operations are only as good as the people they employ.  Every industry experiences fierce competition and a rat-race to be the best… Read More


The time has come for many of us to return to work. And honestly, it’s understandable if you have mixed feelings about it. While many are happy that they get to go back to some form of normalcy and start receiving paychecks again, there’s still mounting concerns about the higher risk of getting sick once… Read More


After several months in quarantine or working fewer hours than we were once used to, the time has come when Americans are returning to work completely or slowly re-adjusting to a more “normal” work life. Whether you are getting back to the pre-pandemic work grind you were once used to or simply trying to re-adjust… Read More