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  While there is no guarantee that success can breed happiness, happiness often leads to success. And when it comes to finding a new position, happy job seekers have a leg up on the competition. But why does being happy make it easier to find a new job? Here are just a few of the… Read more »

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The Advance Group was recognized by the Bureau of Workers Comp/Safety Council for two awards!!   100% Award – Awarded to companies that work the entire year without a loss time injury   Achievement Award – Awarded to companies that decrease its incident rate by at least 25% from the previous year.  

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  Every leader has one thing in common, at one point they were in a management position for the first time.  But breaking into the leadership ranks isn’t always easy. Often, companies prefer to hire people into these positions who already have management experience, making it hard for those hoping to make a move up…. Read more »

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  When the millennial generation joined the workforce, a number of stereotypes soon followed. Many of these ideas had hiring managers worried about whether these workers would provide the kind of value they needed to help move their companies forward. However, this generation might not be everything that some reports would have you believe. Before… Read more »

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  Companies understand the need to support workplace diversity, but many businesses aren’t sure how to change their hiring approach to attract more top female candidates. Organizations often default to perks oriented to their women employees including anything from providing feminine products for free in the company restrooms to providing spaces dedicated to breastfeeding mothers…. Read more »

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  Choosing whom to list as employment references is a critical part of the job application process and often requires more thought than some job seekers realize. You are relying on these individuals to present you in a favorable light, so you don’t want to list people haphazardly. This means evaluating each potential reference to… Read more »

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  It isn’t easy to sit across from a hiring manager and talk about your experience. Often, you have a variety of talking points you’ve reviewed in advance that you are trying to remember while also being ready to answer any question that wasn’t as expected. Add to that at least a bit of nervousness,… Read more »

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Monroe Branch: Most Meals per Employee AND Facebook Fan Favorite!!! Southgate Branch: Runner Up, Most Meals per Employee!! Congratulations to both Monroe and Southgate.  

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  Concerns about automation and the shape of the current workforce have been common for some time. Many people are aware how robotics affected key industries in the U.S., especially in the manufacturing and production industry, but as technology becomes more sophisticated, worries continue to spread. It is estimated that almost half of all activities… Read more »

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  We’ve all used the phrase “good enough” and, traditionally, we don’t choose it when we’ve found an ideal solution or done our best work. But when you attach that sentiment to a major part of your life, such as your career, you are setting yourself up for a lackluster experience that doesn’t exactly inspire… Read more »