Your Contract Assignment is Coming to an End – What is the Next Step?

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Eventually, your contract with a client is going to come to an end. It’s the nature of contract work, and something you can prepare for in advance. Here are a few steps you can take as the end approaches for your current contract assignment. See if the client is looking to extend the contract The… Read more »

8 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Recruiter

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When a recruiter at a staffing agency is trying to connect you with a project, you want to make sure you’re asking the right questions to determine if it is the best role for you. If it is your first time working directly with a staffing agency to identify your next position, you might be… Read more »

The Benefits of Becoming a Contract Worker 3/3: The Money!

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The idea of becoming a contract worker may have crossed your mind once or twice. You’ve seen others in your field do it and find success, yet something still holds you back. Moving from full-time to contract work can be a change, but it’s not one without rewards. We have reviewed a few benefits in… Read more »

5 Ways You Can Adapt to a New Work Environment

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While a new job is exciting, the adjustment process can be overwhelming. Even when you have just landed your dream job and everything is going as smoothly as possible, change can be challenging. You can make the transition more difficult if you go in with the wrong mindset. Here are five tips that will help… Read more »

How Being a Consultant Can Help Grow Your Career

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Working in talent acquisition means you have the chance to work in several exciting industries and roles, depending on your particular interests and skills. One such opportunity is being a recruiting consultant, which is working on a contract basis, focused on building a relationship with a client and helping staff their organization based on their… Read more »

The Benefits of Becoming a Contract Worker 2/3: Flexibility!

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A general trend in the workforce is increased flexibility, and this is especially visible in the world of contract work. When you choose to become a contractor, you’re opening yourself up to more options within talent acquisition in a number of fields and environments that fit your career goals. Here are just a few of… Read more »

Build Trust

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Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »

Get Motivated

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I don’t know about you, but quite frankly I’m sick of hearing about the tough economy. So today, we’re going to focus on 5 ways to turn negative thoughts into positive action. You have a lot of potential – start recognizing it! You may not be built like a bodybuilder or be mistaken for a supermodel. But… Read more »

The 5 Keys to Job Success

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Certain people always have great jobs. They always seem to land the promotion. And they always seem to be successful with everything they touch. Is this just luck or a coincidence? Nope! These people don’t wait for things to happen, they make their own luck. So what can you do to ensure you’re successful? You… Read more »