From Wi-Fi to Work Boots: Gen Z’s Journey into the Trades

Hey, Gen Z! Let’s dive into something that may have been on your mind lately – why are some of you shrugging off the typical college route? Well, it turns out that Millennials have degrees coming out of their ears (thanks to those Baby Boomer parents with dreams of a better life), but many of you are embracing a sea of DIY knowledge, learning everything from YouTube. Sure, maybe you’re the generation with the fewest diplomas, but knowledge isn’t all about that piece of paper, right? Unfortunately, not having that “formal education” stamp of approval can make landing a good job harder than chewing on a lawbreaker. That’s where skilled trades come in. 

The Monkey-See-Monkey-Do Generation

Let’s take a closer look at your generation, the “show me first, then I’ll show you” crew. From TikTok dances to DIY skincare, if it’s not on the screen, does it even exist? But what if you had toy tools instead of toy

2024-05-31T14:58:38-04:00June 14th, 2024|Uncategorized|

The Skilled Trades Renaissance

In this fast-paced world where traditional career paths are being flipped on their heads, it’s time we bring the spotlight to the skilled trades. These professions, long overlooked and undervalued, are now emerging as the gateways to a world of endless possibilities. From welding and carpentry to plumbing and electrical work, skilled trades professionals are the backbone of society, shaping the world we live in with their hands-on expertise. So, let’s dive into why embracing the skilled trades is not just a practical choice but an exhilarating one in today’s changing job market.

The Foundation for a Brighter Future

When it comes to trades, we’re not just talking about jobs that pay the bills (even though they do that just fine). No, we’re talking about building a solid foundation for a brighter future. The skilled trades offer something that no textbook or lecture hall can provide: tangible skills, real-world experience, and the satisfaction of knowing that your work makes

2024-05-31T14:37:04-04:00May 31st, 2024|Employees, Employers, Uncategorized|

Back to Basics

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, everyone was expecting the world to return to its “new norm.” Perhaps you heard these words a time or too. The world witnessed a significant disruption across industries, forcing businesses to adapt and rethink their strategies at the core. However, as we navigate the path to recovery, there is a growing realization that returning to the basics of business practices can yield substantial benefits. This “what’s old is new” philosophy is particularly relevant when it comes to outbound sales calls, creating customer relationships, and so much more. 

The Power of Outbound Sales Calls

In the age of digital marketing and social media, outbound sales calls might seem outdated. In the midst of the pandemic doors were not only closed but locked. Keeping all human to human interaction at a minimum. However, for this reason the pandemic has emphasized the value of personalized human connections.

2023-07-07T00:04:10-04:00July 7th, 2023|Employers, Hiring|

Greener Grass Love Goggles

Throughout our lives, many of us have experienced moments of questioning our current jobs or careers and wondering if the grass is greener on the other side. This phenomenon stems from a variety of factors, such as ambition, curiosity, and the desire for change which is very normal. However, making a leap without proper exploration can be risky. Working with agencies provides an opportunity to “check out the grass on the other side” without committing to it fully, offering valuable insights and guidance. Let’s dive into the reasons behind the perception of greener pastures in the job market and highlight the advantages of partnering with agencies to navigate career transitions.

Dissatisfaction and the Pursuit of Fulfillment

One reason people believe the grass is greener on the other side is a sense of dissatisfaction or lack of fulfillment in their current jobs or careers. This feeling may arise from various factors, including

2023-07-06T23:50:01-04:00July 6th, 2023|Employees, Job Seekers|

What 2021 Taught Us

Now that we are a month into 2022 I am sure that most of us would admit that 2021 was a year to … forget? Remember? I don’t even know at this point. It was a challenging year in many regards, let’s just put it that way. However challenging does not necessarily mean bad. Challenging can mean that there were hurdles to overcome, that there were setbacks put in front of massive projects you were trying to complete, that there were obstacles placed before you that you needed to overcome and that is not fun, easy or enjoyable but it does not mean that you should forget and move on from them. If you are reading this right now, you survived the trials and tribulations that 2021 had to offer which means that you should not forget but reflect. 

I know what you are thinking… February is not a typical month of reflection. Oftentimes that is found in December and January as the year

2022-01-31T14:12:38-05:00January 31st, 2022|Employers|
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