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Laid off because of COVID-19? Consider these ways to re-enter the Atlanta workforce

Finding a Job in Atlanta Georgia

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many workers considered “non-essential” have found themselves out of work. Small businesses and service industries, among others affected by the global health crisis, were forced to shut their doors and lay off their staff. If you were one of the millions of Americans who lost your source of income due to COVID-19,… Read More »

How to regroup on your lunch break to ensure a happy and productive afternoon

talking a walk on lunch

Are you having “a day”? We all do from time to time! Stressful days feel like they start as soon as you arrive or clock in, and minute by minute, all you can think about is your lunch break. And that’s an important break to take! Your lunch is a perfect time to give yourself a… Read More »

Three Ways to Kickstart Your Day and Begin in a Happy Mood

How would you rate your happiness on a scale of 1-10? It’s important! Happy people tend to feel less stress, more joy and more satisfaction with their lives. You may not realize it, but negative feelings and stress can wear you down, little by little. This can put a damper on your outlook and even… Read More »

How to Stand Out for a Role When Applying in a Crowded Atlanta Job Market

Stand out during Atlanta job search

When applying for a job, you want to stand out in the best ways. You’re probably up against tough competition, and you want to prove you’re the best for the job. So, what are the most effective ways to do that, and help ensure you’re at the top of the list for a company’s next hire?  Five Ways to Stand… Read More »

Why Every Hiring Manager Should Find an Employment Firm to Help Manage Staff Sizing Amid COVID-19

Partnering with Atlanta Staffing Agencies

Many businesses are facing staffing challenges due to COVID-19. If you’re operating a warehouse, you’ve possibly found yourself in need of additional workers, while operating other non-essential businesses may have you limiting your workforce. Though the transition has most likely been difficult, a staffing agency can offer you several advantages when it’s time to scale… Read More »

Is Your Resume the Reason You’re Not Getting Called Back for an Interview?

Making Resume Improvements | Atlanta Georgia Jobs

Your resume is an important document in your quest to find new work. So, you want to take all steps to make sure yours is accurate and impressive to a hiring manager! If you’re not sure where to start, don’t feel bad—many people are overwhelmed with the prospect of writing a resume, let alone a great… Read More »

Your Favorite Music Can Improve Your Productivity

Improving Productivity through Music

The sound of your favorite music is good for your soul! It can pick up your mood and make you feel energized. But did you know it may even help you work better? Research shows that listening to music on the job can help you improve your productivity, but it’s important that you do it in the… Read More »

Case of the Mondays: Five Ways to Face Monday Like a Pro

Improve Your Monday

It starts to set in around Sunday afternoon—that dreaded feeling that the weekend is quickly drawing to a close and Monday is looming up ahead. And by the time Monday morning rolls around, your dampened mood is in full swing. You feel sluggish, unmotivated, and even sad. You don’t know what to start first, and… Read More »

Seven Strategies to Bring Your Introverted Employees Out of Their Shell

Motivating Your Introverted Employees

Your workforce is divided into two types of personalities—introverts and extroverts. Both are fairly easy to spot. Extroverts feel energized by the company of others and thrive in social situations. They’re comfortable speaking up at meetings and other gatherings and are often the first to share their thoughts and ideas.   Introverts are much the opposite.… Read More »

Go to the Interview Even When You’re Not Looking

Reasons to Always Accept and Interview

If you’re in search of a new job—or even if you aren’t—you may be contacted by a recruiter. It’s possible you’ve decided to work with one as part of your mission to find something new, but recruiters are always working behind the scenes to fill open positions, even if they don’t have a list of… Read More »