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News and resources to help you hire better, increase your value to employers, and keep up with Georgia business developments.

How can YOU minimize negative thoughts… and improve your mood?

It’s hard to stay positive these days. There’s plenty going on that can be upsetting. But positive thinking is one clear path towards happiness—so your efforts are worth it to curb those negative thoughts. This may sound much easier said than done, though. So what can you do to overcome negative thinking and be more… Read More »

Finding the passion: How to work with your team to make them excited to show up every day

Motivating Your Workforce

Every employer wants a culture where employees want to be. It just makes sense. Happy and fulfilled employees work hard, love what they do, and contribute so much to the company’s goals and success. This past year has been really difficult on people, though, as we’ve all had to navigate changes, new processes, and ongoing… Read More »

The key to finding your next job…based on transferrable skills you’ve developed in past positions

Top Transferrable On-The-Job Skills

With each job, you add more and more to your toolbox of career skills. Some apply to very specific job roles and others can be applied across roles and industries. Transferable job skills are those that qualify you for other jobs, not necessarily just those in your industry. In fact, transferable skills may help you… Read More »

A few techniques to help you form better professional habits

Characteristics Employers are Looking for

As you grow in your career, how can you become a better professional? It’s really quite easy when you know what habits to work on, and stick with them until they become second nature. Your best bet is developing habits that make you attractive to employers—not to mention a more professional employee. So, where should… Read More »

The secret to finding joy in the “little” moments

Finding Joy in the Little Things

We lead very busy lives. Our “to-do” lists are full, and we find ourselves rushing from one thing to the next. But in between the items we’re working to check off exists a little downtime. In a day, you may only have a few moments of this downtime—but when you stretch that out over weeks… Read More »

Changing your workplace culture to make it a talent magnet

Building a Workplace Culture that Retains and Attracts Top Employees

Do you have a workplace culture that attracts and retains employees? It makes a difference. Employees want to work for a company that shares the same values, takes care of its employees, and is just an overall nice place to work. If you can nail down an attractive company culture, you’ll soon become a talent… Read More »

Can a staffing firm REALLY help you find a better job in Atlanta?

Hiring in Atlanta Georgia | Happy Faces Personnel Group

Looking for a new job in Atlanta? You might feel frustrated, and you’re not alone! There are quite a few steps involved in finding an open position, getting your paperwork ready (like your resume and cover letter), and preparing for your interview. It can feel overwhelming! But did you know working with a recruiter can… Read More »

How to inspire your team when summer productivity starts to take a hit

Bored at Work During Peak Summer Season

As the weather gets warmer, employees’ thoughts turn more toward vacation and less toward work. It gets difficult to motivate workers during the summer months, and especially this year—post-pandemic, when activities and attractions are beginning to open back up. After the past summer spent social distancing at home, many employees are ready to soak up… Read More »

Should we be taking “joy breaks” throughout the day?

Reasons to take a Joy Break Throughout Your Workday

All work and no play is not a good life philosophy. Now more than ever before, it’s important to add a little joy to your day—every day! Though it may seem indulgent, doing something you enjoy every single day is important to your mental health. And when you consider that mental health is also a… Read More »

Why you should have a conversation about work-life integration with your workforce

Work-Life Integration in Atlanta Georgia

Life these days is so busy. Technology has made it easier to do more in less time, and as a result—most of us are trying to do as much as possible in as little time as possible. Balancing work with home can be overwhelming when they’re viewed as two separate entities. But the concept of… Read More »