Entries by McLean Thompson

How to cope with long-term unemployment

Anyone who has been unemployed for a significant amount of time knows that it is a drain on not only your mental health, but your physical health as well. When we have a job, we feel useful and productive. Once our job is gone, those feelings start to go away with it. On top of […]

Good news for IT and tech workers in South Florida

Whether you currently work in IT, or you’re thinking about switching into it, now is a great time to do so, especially if you live in South Florida. IT and tech workers are seeing their industries grow in this area, and wages are also on the rise. As this is not the case everywhere in […]

Does your growing company need to integrate an official HR department?

When a business is first starting out, the owner takes on much of, if not all of, the responsibility for everything the business does. These responsibilities include hiring new people, finding more customers, advertising, ensuring compliance with government regulations, and more. As the business grows, and adds new employees, it’s no surprise that it becomes […]

7 critical characteristics to look for in a great office temp

Temporary employees play a large role in many organizations. In fact, more companies are choosing to hire employees on a temporary basis, rather than long term, for a variety of reasons. Because hiring someone new takes a lot of time and resources from your company, it’s essential that your company gets it right. By choosing […]