Peoplelink’s Top 10 Posts of 2013

Peoplelink’s Top 10 Posts of 2013

Whether you’re a client or candidate, part of our goal as a staffing agency is to make your life easier. With our blog, we do just that by providing useful information and tips to help you kick your staffing or job search challenges to the curb. Here’s just a sampling of some our favorite blog posts from 2013:

1. How Temporary Staffing Helped Fuel the Economy in 2013

One of the bright spots on the still struggling employment landscape just happens to be temporary staffing. In fact, staffing agencies accounted for 20,000 of the 148,000 jobs added in September 2013, according to the U.S. Labor Department. Find out more about what’s fueling the growth…and how you can take advantage of it at your company.

2. Don’t Be a Turkey in Your Next Job Interview 

Job interviews are stressful situations – and easy to screw up as a result. But don’t let your nerves get the best of you! Follow these tips to ensure you leave behind a terrific impression and increase your chances of landing the job.

3. Is Your Job Candidate Wearing a Costume? 

Getting past the polished resume, practiced answers and fancy suit can be a challenge for any hiring manager. Find out what questions you must ask in order to break through candidate disguises and find out what’s really behind the mask.

4. 2013 Halfway Point…Are You Reaching Your Annual Goals?

If you want to grow your company, you need to not only set goals, but also evaluate them regularly. Get tips for taking the pulse of your company’s goals and assessing whether you’re on track to end the year with a bang.

5. How Two Words – “Wheels Up” – Can Drive Profits for Your Business

Southwest Airlines has an internal mantra that everyone lives by: “Wheels Up,” meaning if the plane’s wheels are up, the company is making money. It’s a simple and effective way of getting employees to focus on tasks and services that enable the airline to keep “wheels up” as often as possible. So what’s your company’s “Wheels Up” statement? Get tips on developing one.

6. 5 Hardest Jobs to Fill in 2013

Certain jobs require a unique skill set; so unique, in fact, that the average job seeker simply doesn’t fit the bill…and employers are having an increasingly difficult time finding the talent they need. Find out more about what the hardest to fill jobs were in 2013.

7. 5 Traits of Really Effective People 

What actions can make you more effective – and what will simply distract you? Get the answer in this post, as well as advice on how to become more effective at work.

8. @DreamCompany Please #HireMe

Not sure where to begin when it comes to finding a job on social media? These tips can help you get started.

9. 3 Out of 4 Hires Fail: How a Recruiting Partner Can Help

Turnover is a huge expense at every company. Find out how a recruiter can help you ensure new hires hit the ground running and stay with your company.

10. Health Care Legislation: Why 50 is the Magic Number

In the year ahead, the number “50” will have a big impact on your company under Obamacare. Learn more about how the new healthcare law will impact you if your company employs 50 or more full-time people.

Bonus Post!
Do you LOVE your job?

Did you know you can go to a job each day that you love? One you’re passionate about and satisfied by? Read this post for tips on finding work you absolutely, positively can’t live without!

So go ahead, visit the posts above and read on for insightful tips and advice. And be sure to check back in 2014 for more tools, resources, and insight!

Thanks for reading!