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As cold weather arrives, cold and flu virus infections begin to increase in number, it is important to remember the basics on staying healthy and preventing the spread of germs both at work. A few basic tips to keep from missing work and to help your co-workers stay healthy: Get the flu shot to prevent… Read more »

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Job searching can be exhaustive and often frustrating, particularly when you are doing it solo. By working with Essential Personnel, a job placement agency, you will be working with individuals who possess industry knowledge and have strong connections with local business decision makers. We know that looking for your next career is overwhelming and often… Read more »

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When you approach your workday first thing in the morning, do you just dive in? With a little bit of time dedicated to planning, you will find you are much more productive with your work. Follow these simple steps: Eat breakfast to fuel your mind. Having a healthy breakfast helps to jump start your day… Read more »

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For each skill you possess, it was once new. Working to expand and strengthen your skill set is valuable to any employer. Here are seven tips for developing your skills: 1. Be curious Curiosity is essential because it makes the process of developing skills much more enjoyable. If you are curious, you will naturally want… Read more »

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The best reason to work for a staffing company is the reliable connection to the work you need and want. The staffing industry is always hiring. But there are a host of other reasons why a staffing job can be a great choice. Staffing Companies Have Jobs To Fill Administrative assistants, lawyers, chief financial officers,… Read more »

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We believe in safety all year around, including when you are not at work. Celebrating holidays is a time for fun. Take a few precautions to ensure that you have a spooktacular evening! Kids love the magic of Halloween: Trick-or-treating, classroom parties and trips to a neighborhood haunted house. But for moms and dads, often there… Read more »

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There are going to be job opportunities that come along that you are interested in, but lack the experience that is being asked for. If you are ready to switch jobs or enter a new industry, here are a few great ways to gain some valuable industry expertise. Seek out an internship. Internships are becoming an essential… Read more »