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After graduation, you usually take your first big steps into the working world, officially launching your career. While it is an exciting time, it can also be a challenging one. Many new grads have inaccurate ideas about how their careers should proceed, what the job search process will be like, and much more. If you’re… Read more »

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Saying that 2020 was a unique year feels like a massive understatement. COVID-19 shook the world, fundamentally altering the day-to-day lives – both personal and professional – of nearly everyone. As the pandemic unfolded, companies learned a variety of workplace lessons. Here’s a look at what businesses discovered during 2020. Sick Leave Doesn’t Just Benefit… Read more »

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As a result of the pandemic, many professionals are looking at their careers in a new light. Some once-stable industries are still struggling to recover, and it isn’t clear how long it will take for things to return to anything that resembles normal. For some, this makes the idea of a career change enticing. While… Read more »

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COVID-19 had a dramatic impact on the lives of nearly everyone. Hundreds of thousands of employees were suddenly working from home. Plus, many saw their personal lives get incredibly complex, particularly those impacted by school closures or who found themselves having to directly care for family members in high-risk groups. While telecommuting traditional came with… Read more »

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During the pandemic, many professionals chose to forgo any planned vacations. At times, this was because traveling wasn’t a viable option. As a result, they decided to delay their time off, hoping the situation would improve, and they could move forward with their original plan. For others, the situation is a bit different. Since they’ve… Read more »

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As the pandemic heightened, millions of professionals were laid off. Widespread unemployment meant that many companies were seeing unprecedented interest in their open positions. Choosing a candidate suddenly became challenging, partially because some hiring managers were inundated with viable options. In some cases, this has led hiring managers to become more stringent about their requirements…. Read more »

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Job skill development is critical for career progression. It ensures you can handle all of the responsibilities associated with your position, as well as stand out from other candidates when you need to secure a new opportunity. At TempStaff, we understand the importance of professional growth. That’s why we actively assist job seekers, ensuring they… Read more »

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One of the biggest reasons that remote work wasn’t more widely embraced prior to the pandemic was concerns over employee productivity. It wasn’t uncommon for managers to worry that workers wouldn’t accomplish as much or remain focused throughout the workday. Now that remote work is part of the post-COVID-19 new normal, managers are searching for… Read more »

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Nearly every professional wants to find opportunities that help them get ahead professionally. Usually, to make this possible, having the right skills is a must. And one of the biggest ones all pros need to have in spades is communication skills. Communication skills are at the core of every professional interaction. Without them, you may… Read more »

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Hiring is typically fraught with challenges. After all, it isn’t easy to find highly skilled professionals who are also a strong culture fit. Often, it feels like trying to find a needle in a haystack, and that can make the whole process frustrating. It’s that frustration that leads some hiring managers to make poor decisions…. Read more »