Laura’s Resume Recipe

Resumes mean business, but find a way to put your unique personality into it! No two people are the same, so amplify what sets you apart by adding in personal interests.

Tips for Surviving the First Day on the Job

You got hired? Tips for surviving your new job’s first day! You build a resume, you have gone through interviews, gone through rejections and FINALLY found a job that will work for you, your family and your goals. What do you do now?  The obvious answer is show up and work like your life depends […]

Writing a Strong Resume

Tips for Creating a Great Resume Writing a resume can be a difficult and daunting task. When sitting down to begin a resume, you might wonder what an employer looks at most closely? How long is too long or how short is too short of a resume? How many jobs should I include or what […]

Time: The Enemy of Your Success?

Is Time The Enemy of Your Success? Everyone wants to be successful in life and in their career but all too often people let time get in the way. We all say things like, “I’m biding my time,” or “There’s not enough time in the day,” or “I’m waiting for the right time.” You are […]

Pressures of Production

Feeling the Pressures of Production? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. If there is one common misconception when you start a new production job it’s the thought that everyone feels they have to be as fast and as good as everyone else from day one. This is not true, nobody expects you to be fast from […]

How to Last on a New Job

Tips to Give You a Solid Foundation to Excel at Your New Job Just recently I witnessed my son go through soccer tryouts at high school. He is currently a sophomore and desperately wanted to make the team. Before tryouts I have watched him in awe do the little things that make all the difference […]

Dress to Impress

Tips on Presenting Your Best Self in a Job Interview It is important to always make a great first impression in an interview because the way you dress will be the first thing an interviewer will notice when you arrive. We know and understand that we all go through very hard times, but in most […]

Are You Happy With YOUR Job?

What To Do If You’re Unhappy Where You Currently Work Studies have shown that when you are happy in the workplace, you are more productive and more likely to stay in a job. Many people are not happy with their job and don’t perform as well or they are only there for the money. Have […]

Staffing Adds Value

How Working in Staffing Can Make You More Valuable There are many reasons why people go to staffing agencies when searching for employment. Many people lose their jobs and view staffing agency work as a quick solution. Others simply are just looking for something temporary and view the agency as a place they can get […]

Switching Careers into Staffing

My Experience Switching Jobs and Learning a New Career Have you ever made such a drastic change you have a hard time coping with it? I know I did, switching jobs and all. I went from a regular lead cashier, to a recruiter and then to an account manager. I’ve never had desk job before […]

Staying Organized in the Workplace

Organization is Key to a Successful Workplace Here are some reasons as to why it is important to stay organized. Organization Saves You Time When you are organized, you know exactly where everything is and everything has a home. So, you now have the ability to better manage your time. An organized professional will spend […]

What I Look for in Candidates When Making a Staffing Hire

What You Need to Get Hired at a Staffing Agency No single position is like every position and no individual candidate is like any other candidate. Therefore, it becomes important to understand that the evaluation of an employee is just as important as knowing what type of positions you have to fill. The staffing industry […]

Stuck in a Job That You Don’t Like?

Tips To Help If You’re Stuck in a Job That You Don’t Like I have been working since I turned 16. There was just something about having my own money to buy what I wanted but mostly it was so I could help my single mom who had always taught me the value of a […]

Holiday Focus Factor

Staying Focused at Work Amidst the Chaos of the Holidays As the seasons change here in Utah, the anticipation for the holiday season makes itself very prominent all around us. As we walk into stores we see the displays changing to Thanksgiving and Christmas sometimes BEFORE Halloween has even arrived. As we walk the streets […]