Puzzling through a myriad of workplace issues this spring? You aren’t alone! Employers are still navigating rapid change in the workplace. During this live employment law webinar, we’ll help put the pieces together to solve the latest and most challenging workplace puzzles facing employers this spring. HR professionals, decision-makers, and leaders who manage employee relations… Read more »
Advent Talent Group’s Equity Statement
Advent Talent Group believes in the value and power of equity, diversity, inclusion, antiracism, and anti-discrimination. We cherish diversity of thought, perspective, and experience and we recognize the beauty in equity, individualism, and belonging. Furthermore, we believe that activating these values across our organization is the right thing to do for our business, our employees, our… Read more »
Staffing Pricing Explained: What Goes Into a Staffing Company’s Bill Rate?
“Wait – isn’t your profit simply the rate you charge companies minus the employee’s pay rate?” There are many misconceptions about how staffing agencies make their money and what goes into a bill rate – but this one is probably the most common. To be clear, what goes into a bill rate is not a… Read more »
Our Favorite 2020 Holiday Gift Guides, All in One Place
Let’s get right to it. Time is running out to do your holiday shopping, especially if you are hoping to do most of it online, but – fear not – you still have more options than a stack of gift cards from the gas station! Advent’s done the leg work for you this year! Read on… Read more »
Are Your Job Postings Driving the Best Candidates Away?
Hiring is tough enough as it is; there’s no need to make your job harder. Here are four ways that companies are actually driving the best candidates AWAY from their job postings. How do your postings stack up? Lack of Mobile-Optimization If your job postings and applications aren’t mobile-optimized, many of your candidates are simply… Read more »
Survey Says! How Do Employees Really Feel About Returning to Work?
How do Americans really feel about returning to the workplace? Survey says…it’s complicated. A study conducted by Qualtrics of more than 2,000 Americans at the end of April asked people what needed to be true for them to feel confident returning to the workplace, dining at restaurants, and visiting other public establishments. What they found is… Read more »
Job Search During Covid-19: How to Ace the Phone Interview
Posted on by Josie Thuma
Phone interviews are more important now than ever. Job searching during the Covid-19 outbreak means you may go through several rounds of phone and video interviews, accept a job, and begin onboarding all without setting foot outside your home. A phone interview is an important first connection with a potential employer and often sets the… Read more »
At Home With Advent Talent Group
The Advent Talent Group team has been working from home since mid-March and we thought we’d share a little about our personal experiences, including what we’ve learned so far. We asked everyone to share their best WFH advice, along with what has been challenging and what has been great about working from home during the… Read more »
A Visit from Ernie
Posted on by Mary Younggren
My father, Ernie, was “tall dark and handsome,” at the height of 6’5” with jet black, wavy hair. He was a man of few words, an engineer by trade, and meticulously perfectionistic by nature. In other words, the polar opposite of me! I must have been such an anomaly for my parents, as they were… Read more »
Posted on by Mary Younggren
I’ve been waking up at exactly 4:44 AM for many nights now. I am typically blessed with good sleep, making it quite unusual for me to wake up in the night – and certainly not at exactly the same time each night. This unusual experience prompted me to Google the significance of the number combination… Read more »