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According to Business Insider, the average person spends 90,000 hours at work over the course of their life. The takeaway? Make sure your career is a fulfilling one! When your job is challenging, your career is moving forward in the right direction, you’re paid well, and you truly enjoy your work, it’s pretty easy to… Read more »

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Want more high-quality candidate referrals? Want to keep your employees happy, focused and giving their best effort every day? Want to wake up and actually look forward to going to work in the morning? Become a great place to work! Throughout Middle Tennessee, smart employers realize that positive, fulfilling workplaces enjoy a host of advantages,… Read more »

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Time for some Middle Tennessee math: Q: What do you get when you add: an educated workforce; a cost of doing business that’s nearly 10% lower than the national average; and premier location? A: A booming economy – and impressive business growth! Throughout our region, organizations are expanding. Many employers are moving their national headquarters… Read more »

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Quick question for you: Which phrase best describes your Middle Tennessee company’s employee handbook? An informative, engaging and fun-to-read document; A dry, dense manual that’s about as interesting as the Internal Revenue Service’s tax code? If it’s number one, you are WAY ahead of the game. No need to read this post; pick another topic… Read more »

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You’ve just landed an interview for an administrative role with your dream employer. Congratulations! Now it’s time to get to work. When gauging your fit for an administrative assistant position, your interviewer will want to learn about your hard skills, soft skills and more. He’ll likely ask questions to gauge your: computer and technical skills… Read more »

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Sleep deprivation is an illegal torture method outlawed by the Geneva Convention. A method of torture – and yet, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than a third of American adults don’t regularly get enough sleep. In other words, we’re walking around torturing ourselves. How can we expect ourselves to… Read more »

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We’re waaaay behind. Several states raised their minimum wage on January 1, 2017. But Tennessee? We don’t have a minimum wage law. By default, our minimum wage is set at the federal level, which was last raised to $7.25 in 2009. Competition for the best people is getting tougher. Jobs are expanding. And the cost… Read more »

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As a temporary employee on assignment, you thrive at working in new environments. You enjoy learning how to use new equipment, technology, tools and machines. You’re highly adaptable and comfortable with change. You probably also realize how important it is to stay vigilant and safe on the job. And that starts with taking common-sense precautions…. Read more »