Milwaukee Job Market and Employment News

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As a recruiter or hiring manager, it’s your task to staff open positions for your company, and in some cases, this involves a highly familiar set of core skills. If you only cast your net for CPAs or marketing pros or machinists, you know exactly what you’re looking for, because you work these types of… read the rest »

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Do your employees love their jobs? Do they seem genuinely excited about the challenges they face each day? When they’re in the breakroom or gathering outside of work, do they talk about their jobs with passion and positivity? Do they talk about work at all? Ideally, the answer to all the questions above should be… read the rest »

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How can positive energy and a feeling of gratitude support a successful job search? We all know that cultivating gratitude in our daily lives can help us appreciate the efforts and feelings of those around us, and gratitude can shift our focus toward the details that give our lives value and meaning. But as it… read the rest »

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Millennial employees fall between the ages of 25 and 38; those who have recently left the entry level and in many cases are on their way to management roles. They’re not untested newbies, and they aren’t even thinking about retiring, which is to say, they’re at or approaching the prime of their working lives. And… read the rest »

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Mistakes and failures are an inevitable part of any well-lived life, and they’re essential to a meaningful and independent adulthood. But we live with an odd cultural contradiction: In order to navigate the seas of adult responsibility and live through any kind of meaningful experience, we must make mistakes and endure failures. But we’re also… read the rest »

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You’re staffing an open position and you’re looking for a candidate to handle the technical requirements of the job, who can work well with a team and who can reliably show up on time and commit to the enterprise. But for this role, you also need one trait that’s simply non-negotiable: adaptability. In the role,… read the rest »

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Goals are great! They serve as remarkable little tools that help us articulate the vague, clarify our intentions and visualize ourselves leading the lives we want to live. Defining a goal is like typing a destination into your GPS. If the device doesn’t know where you’re going, how is it supposed to perform the calculations… read the rest »

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Look around your office and see if you can spot the tell-tale signs of disengagement. Do employees tend to leave five minutes before their shifts are over? Do they gaze into space or surf the internet after finishing one task instead of looking for another? Do they passionately defend their positions during meetings, or do… read the rest »

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A few years ago, cultural observers and workplace experts were asking a common question: Will the ubiquitous presence of cell phones, the internet and personal texting distract employees and pull them away from their assigned tasks? The solution to this potential problem seemed simple enough (for employees with the necessary willpower and employers with the… read the rest »

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EXTENSION RECRUITING WINS INAVERO’S BEST OF STAFFING® CLIENT AND TALENT AWARDS FOR THE SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR Earned by less than two percent of all staffing agencies in the U.S. and Canada MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – February 15, 2018 – Extension, Inc., a leading recruiting and staffing firm in Administrative/Professional, Accounting/Finance, Information Technology, Sales/Marketing, and Engineering, announced today they have won Inavero’s… read the rest »