Milwaukee Job Market and Employment News

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We’re often told hiring “cultural matches” and personality matches can lead to team cohesion, productivity, and high levels of retention. But what does this really mean? And what’s the difference between a personality fit (which you want) and a workplace populated by only one demographic, be it age, gender, ethnicity or even a shared love… read the rest »

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How do you define success? When you look back on your career to date, which moments do you identify as your most “successful”? What makes these moments stand out, and as you move forward into the future, what do your next successes look like in your mind? Visualization is an important part of the goal-setting… read the rest »

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If your employees are living fully and committing themselves to their jobs, they’re likely to experience some ambient stress during an average week. Within limits, stress is normal and even a bit beneficial; when we start to feel a reasonable amount of pressure, it shows we care about our jobs and we’re pushing ourselves to… read the rest »

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If you’re sending out resume after resume and you aren’t yet fielding a barrage of interview invitations, you may be wondering what’s wrong. In our current economy, a few dozen well-targeted and well-timed resume submissions should start to yield at least some positive stirrings from employers within a few weeks. If you’ve spent months submitting… read the rest »

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A transparent culture will make your employees feel engaged and invested in the health and growth of the company, or so common wisdom would suggest. People like having insight into company decisions, and they feel more secure when they know what the future holds. Nobody enjoys living under a shadow of uncertainty regarding their livelihood… read the rest »

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 As you launch into your job search, whether it be a temp job or a full time position, do you have what it takes to step up the plate, dazzle employers and crush your competition? Maybe… But even the strongest candidates can find interviews and resumes a little intimidating, and every advantage helps. Give yourself… read the rest »

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Are your talented employees leaning out and turning away from your company in search of better opportunities? Have you received too many surprise resignations from your best people over the course of a year or six months? It can be difficult recruiting new talented workers, especially in areas like Milwaukee. Here are a few simple… read the rest »

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You need a position with flexibility, and while the term may mean different things to different people, you know exactly what it means for you. As you sift through job posts and consider various offers, you’re tuned into salary, and you certainly care about key factors like commuting distance, opportunities for growth and a positive… read the rest »

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You’ve been through a few ups and downs since you launched your business in Milwaukee, and the road hasn’t been easy. But you’re making it work, and as the weeks and months go by, you’re expanding your facility, investing in equipment, and adding staff members to your team, whether temporary or permanent . At first,… read the rest »

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You already know procrastination can undermine your goals and your personal well-being. This negative habit reduces the overall time and thought you invest in your projects, and it generates a sense of last-minute panic that can lead to mistakes and oversights. But just as important: procrastination is unpleasant. It’s not fun. It saps away the… read the rest »