SEARCH JOBS
SEARCH JOBS
  • in: Human Resource Management  | 

    Empathy in the Workplace: What, Why, and How

    Empathy is the ability to live and relate to the emotions and experience of others. It’s more than mere sympathy. It’s the ability to understand and lend support to other people with sensitivity and compassion. Empathy is like stepping into a person’s shoes and being aware of their situation. In the context of work, empathy…

  • in: Contract Employment  | 

    3 Great Reasons to Become a Contractual Employee

    With the growth of the on-demand economy, people are showing an increasing interest in contract positions to kickstart their careers. Moving from one contract to another, within or across various industries, is being seen as a viable option to gain relevant work experience. While the benefits of a regular job can never be overstated, contractual…

  • in: Contract Employment  | 

    The ABCs of Temping

    Temporary jobs, often known in the industry as temping work, have fast emerged as a viable employment option for both employers and employees. While recruiters can evaluate candidate suitability for various job roles, those seeking temping opportunities get to work for an employer of repute. This acts as a very good selling point for both…

Perks of being a temporary or contract employee

Flexibility Choose your assignments based on interest, gaining new skills, hours worked, etc. Take time off between assignments for self-enrichment, family or just “me” time. Mobility If you have wanderlust, consider taking contract jobs in other cities/states. Experience the sights and sounds of a new locale with every contract. No long-term commitment If it turns…

Read more ...
  • work-life-balance

    2 quick tips to keep professional responsibilities from invading your personal space

    The 2015 Workplace Flexibility Study reveals that employers and employees have significantly different opinions about what consists of a fair work-life balance. Two-thirds of HR managers reckon that their employees get enough personal time, while 45% of polled workers say they don’t. Disparate numbers aside, what could employees do to dodge burnout? Here are 2…

    Read More ...
  • How to bring your “A” game to the interview

    Telling an interviewer that you are focused and always get your work done on time packs more punch if you can give examples from your professional life.  Follow up those types of statements with a quick sentence or two that back up your claims. Here are two examples: If you say that you get your…

    Read More ...
  • Why is the growing economy especially good for contractors?

    With the economy rebounding after some shaky times, employers want to bring on more workers but are hesitant to hire permanent employees. This is a great time to get back into the job market, try out a new industry or pick up some more skills in a temporary role. Contracting is also usually a great way to…

    Read More ...
  • How to make an interview more positive

    One of the ways to keep your interview on a positive note is to ask questions that are likely to elicit a positive response from the interviewer. Once you do that, you open up a two-way communication channel and your interview will feel like a more pleasant conversation. Some questions to ask the interviewer could…

    Read More ...
  • Job search during the holidays? YES.

    The temporary job market during the holiday season is full of opportunities. Here are a couple of reasons for you to give up putting your job hunt on hold until after the holidays are over. 1. Companies are hiring more in November and December than almost any time else Recent industry trends show that HR…

    Read More ...