2019: The End of the Resume as We Know It?

With so much of today’s job search moving online, you may wonder: Will 2019 be the year the resume becomes obsolete? Our job market is becoming increasingly dominated by social networking sites. With just a few clicks you can apply to a job on Facebook; LinkedIn allows you to apply to many positions using your… Read more »

How to Develop Soft Skills on the Job

They may be called “soft,” but make no mistake: Regardless of your industry or job function, soft skills are critical to getting hired – and succeeding once you’re on the job. Which soft skills do you need for your career? In this earlier post, we reviewed the soft skills commonly required for job success: Communication… Read more »

Work-Friendly Halloween Costume Ideas

Too gruesome? Too exposed? Too controversial? Too uncomfortable? Halloween costumes can be a real nightmare if they’re over the top – especially when you’re wearing them to work. But with a little planning and effort, it’s easy to hit the right note. If you need inspiration for your work-appropriate Halloween costume, look no further! Our… Read more »

Tips to Stay Safe on Temp Assignments in Middle TN

A tall stack of books. A wet floor. A burned out light bulb. A disorganized work station. What do they have in common? They all present potential workplace hazards. Keeping our employees safe while on assignment is a top priority for our Murfreesboro employment agency. So today, our staffing experts are sharing our top tips… Read more »

The Real Gig Economy: Facts Every Employer and Job Seeker Should Know

The way we get work done in Middle TN has changed – dramatically! Just a few decades ago, terms like “the gig economy” didn’t even exist. Today, individuals with alternative work arrangements represent a significant portion of our nation’s workforce. And that number is growing by the week. So, what’s the real story with the… Read more »

What Soft Skills Do You Need for Your Career?

“Which Soft Skills Do I Need for My Job?” It’s a question job seekers ask our Gallatin recruiters all the time. Regardless of your industry or job function, soft skills are essential to landing a position – and thriving in it once hired. These traits allow you to work well as a functioning member of… Read more »

3 Habits to Ignite Your Job Search or Career

Want to transition from temporary to direct employee? Want to earn that promotion? Want to finally land your dream job? Adopting better habits is the key to career success. Over time, systematically replacing bad habits with better ones can dramatically improve any aspect of your life – especially your career. In this recent post, “Teach… Read more »

Teach Yourself a New “Trick”: Tips for Breaking Bad Habits – and Adopting Better Ones

Whether they affect our personal or professional life, most of us have bad habits we’d like to break: procrastinating when faced with an unpleasant task; spending money on impulse buys; snacking on junk food; overreacting when frustrated… …these are just a few examples. Most bad habits arise from stress and/or boredom; they exist because they… Read more »

Um, Can an Employer Ask That?

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you used your service skills to help an upset client. How many golf balls can you fit inside a Volkswagen Jetta? In a job interview, you expect to be asked informational, behavioral and “zinger” questions like the ones listed above. And… Read more »

Beat the Heat in Middle Tennessee: 4 Cool Things to Do In and Around Nashville this Summer

Summer is just a few days away! Throughout Middle Tennessee, people are looking for ways to have fun, stay cool and make the most of every day. Nashville has always been an amazing and interesting city; here are a few of our Nashville staffing and employment agency‘s top picks for beating the heat this summer:… Read more »