Finding Hope in a Time of Eco Anxiety

April is Earth Month. Thirty days to be thankful for and intentional about how we can protect this beautiful planet which has given us clean air and water, shelter, food, medicine, beauty, raw materials to advance society, and so much more. We’ve all read dire headlines about the looming climate emergency. Climate anxiety and eco […]

Navigating Minnesota’s Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) Law: What You Need to Know

Effective January 1, 2024 Approaching the rollout of Minnesota’s Earned Sick and Safe Time (ESST) law, it’s pivotal for employers and employees to familiarize themselves with the impending changes. This proactive understanding not only ensures compliance but also establishes the groundwork for a harmonious work environment prioritizing the rights and well-being of employees. Quick Overview […]

Employee Retention

How many times today have you heard the phrase “I’m so Busy?”  How many of us are tired of hearing that as an excuse? 🙋‍♀️ We all know Americans are notorious for adding too much to our plates and getting ourselves too involved in projects, organizations, and personal commitments. Then throw in there that maybe […]

Look Beyond the Resume. Be Curious, Not Judgmental!

6-7 seconds! That is how long the average hiring manager reviews a resume. That’s all it takes to make a preliminary decision to talk to or eliminate candidates based on 6-7 seconds of seeing their resume. Let’s think about this for a second or maybe 6 or 7. What if you decided to eliminate someone […]

Where Do I Go From Here?

On some level, we’ve all had conversations with ourselves about how to move up in the world of employment, whether from a position change, a raise, promotion, or career change. When we first are looking to enter the workforce, we are asked, “So you have your diploma, what now?” or “What do you want to […]

A Fresh Perspective on Career Advancement

Most people want to advance in their career or some aspect of their personal life.  What do you aspire to do? Collaborating with a team of successful Staffing Consultants at Preference has provided me with the opportunity to hear many stories of people advancing in their career.  Our Preference team gets excited helping job seekers […]