We have definitely felt the market ramping back up after many of our customers, candidates, in-house and contract employees took much needed vacations. We typically see an increase in needs between Labor Day and Thanksgiving. Did you know this is the longest period in the corporate world without a recognized holiday?
Branding, branding, branding. Marketing and branding are huge for business. What do people associate you with as an organization? What do people know about your company? Do your customers have positive experiences? These are all important questions and details that should be focused on. However, what could be equally if not more important? Your employer
A bright, highly successful colleague of mine totally shocked me the other day when she said that she has never checked her LinkedIn account since creating it several years ago. As someone who considers LinkedIn a critical resource, I was completely dumbfounded.
We recently celebrated the 4th of July, and with that comes one of my favorite things, FIREWORKS… unless they are being blown up in my neighborhood until 1:00 am (but that is another story). Anyway, this got me thinking about how I used to hate them as a child because I was scared of them,
This blog is not intended to be a ‘Debbie Downer’ – it is intended to help executive-level candidates manage expectations by knowing the reality of the current job market, particularly here in the Midwest. These are generalities and there will, of course, be exceptions but here are a few things to be aware of as
How many staffing services are there? This is a common question from our customers. The reality is there is no barrier to entry in this dynamic industry and it seems like a new service pops up every week. The reality is U.S. staffing agencies assign millions of people to millions of jobs every business day.
This week alone, on the same day, two candidates asked me about this very topic. Their concerns were if ageism is real and why they aren’t getting any interest when they have applied for many different roles. One even said bluntly, “How can I not be thought of as a dinosaur? After all, I have
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average worker has 10 different jobs before they turn forty years old. The average tenure is 4.4 years. Considering I've been at Aureus Group since 1994 these stats amaze me. That said, I have noticed this trend in all disciplines and business sectors.
Although there are no federal guidelines requiring employers to provide vacation days, it's a common and necessary business practice to attract and retain top talent. The top three criteria top talent is looking for in selecting their next employer is total compensation
If you aren’t familiar with Aureus Group, we are a staffing firm that staffs for a variety of different professions including finance and accounting, information technology and systems, healthcare leadership, and executives. We are an affiliate to our parent company C&A Industries, which is headquartered in Omaha, NE - the heart of the Midwest.