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Organizational Agility [The New Way to Manage Change]

Posted by Lana on Nov 15, 2016 5:02:21 PM

“Excellent firms don’t believe in excellence – only in constant improvement and constant change.”  - Tom Peters

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Topics: Human Resources, Events, Thought Leadership

Job Search Lessons Learned From Famous Summer Olympic Moments

Posted by Lana on Aug 12, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Olympic athletes spend years preparing for their moment at an Olympic games. Daily practice, nutrition, coaching, support systems, setting goals, perseverance, and mental strength are all needed to experience that magical moment on the podium.

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Topics: Career/Interview Tips, Inspiration

Talent Shortage: Accounting & Finance in Chicago

Posted by Lana on Aug 5, 2016 9:30:00 AM


According to the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, Chicago is second to New York in terms of accounting jobs, with over 80,000 people working as accountants, auditors, or bookkeeping clerks. The sixth and seventh largest firms (Grant Thornton and BDO Seidman, respectively) are headquartered in Chicago. Accountants and financial analysts with two to five years’ experience are in high demand. It is also a financial hub in the Midwest with many large banks and financial services companies established in the city.

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Accounting/Finance

Crafting the Perfect Interview Thank You Note

Posted by Lana on Jul 29, 2016 11:00:00 AM

You nailed that interview! You connected with the hiring manager, you had a great conversation, and you’re feeling great about the next steps. Should you send a thank you note? ABSOLUTELY!

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Topics: Career/Interview Tips

10 July 4th Facts to Impress Your Friends

Posted by Lana on Jul 1, 2016 11:35:17 AM

This weekend, millions of families will fire up their grills as America prepares to celebrate Independence Day with neighborhood block parties, firework spectacles and parades commemorating the nation’s birth. Here are 10 facts you need to know to be a July Fourth rock star:

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Topics: Just for Fun

Demand for HR Talent Continues to Grow

Posted by Lana on Aug 8, 2015 7:11:35 AM

HR professionals have important roles and responsibilities in addressing human capital issues within their organizations. According to the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), priorities in 2015 for HR professionals have included managing talent, improving leadership development, delivering on recruiting and staffing, and managing change and cultural transformation.

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Topics: Staffing & Recruiting, Human Resources, Career/Interview Tips

Exceptional Healthcare Benefits for Advanced Resources' Temporary Employees

Posted by Lana on Jul 31, 2015 6:19:28 AM

Advanced Resources is proud to be a six-time Diamond Award winning “Best of Staffing” company. Best of Staffing winners lead the staffing industry in client and service excellence. One way that Best of Staffing companies excel is in how they provide support for their temporary workers, making employment and the job search process less stressful. Healthcare benefits are a top concern for many temporary workers. A common misperception is that staffing agencies do not provide healthcare benefits for their employees. In fact, Best of Staffing firms are 53% more likely to provide healthcare benefits.

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Topics: Advanced Resources

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