Spring Savings from Area Temps

This spring, we’re offering $200 off any temporary or temp-to-hire order of 80 hours or more (or $100 off any 40-hour assignment) for companies that haven’t billed with us for a minimum of six months. Don’t let this offer pass you up… it’s only valid until June 30th.   Simply follow this link for details… Read More »

5 HR Pitfalls That Will Cost Your Company Money

A company’s human resources department is its first defense when things go awry internally. The HR department works to smooth over employee discrepancies, internal complaints, and represents the company to employees. It takes a lot of moving parts, and if one thing gets out of tune the whole department can spiral into disarray. Here are… Read More »

New Year Savings from Area Temps

Happy New Year! To celebrate, Area Temps is offering you $200 off on any order of 80 hours or more, or $100 off any 40-hour assignment* for customers who haven’t billed with us in the last 6 months.  Just be sure to keep us in mind…this offer is valid until March 31st, 2024.    … Read More »

What to do When There’s Nothing to Do at Work

Lulls in work happen from time to time, but it’s hard to keep momentum when they do. It’s very tempting to start lollygagging and stop doing your work, especially if you’re experiencing technical difficulties or other roadblocks. However, this can make you not want to go back to work and can come across to some… Read More »

A Beginner’s Guide to Navigating Your Employer’s Health Insurance

When you become a full-time employee of a company that has more than 50 employees, by law, your employer must offer you health insurance. But healthcare can be confusing, especially if you’ve been on someone else’s plan (like a parent’s or a spouse’s) for a long time. There are a lot of things to consider… Read More »

How to Have a Fun and Inclusive Office Halloween Party

Halloween is right around the corner, and with it comes the office Halloween party. Halloween has been de-emphasized in corporate culture over the years for a litany of reasons, mainly due to increasing human resources complaints. However, there are still ways to enjoy spooky season without running into a lawsuit.   Accommodate for Allergies If… Read More »

There’s No Bones About Area Temp’s Fall Savings

Area Temps is offering a 36% discount off your first invoice for clients who haven’t billed with us in at least six months. Don’t let this offer grow cold… it’s only valid until December 31st.   Simply follow this link for details and a printable coupon: Fall Savings   The Area Temps app is now… Read More »

8 New Changes to the I-9 You Need to Know About

As you may be aware, on August 1, 2023, the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) released an updated version of form I-9 to be used until July 31, 2026. This form has several changes from the prior one and must be implemented on all new hires by November 1, 2023. Here are eight changes… Read More »

How to Write Emails Without Sounding Like a Jerk

Whether you’re a professional on the job, a student looking for an internship, or someone on the job hunt, learning how to write professional emails is essential for proper business communications. But people can sometimes have issues when it comes to tone, grammar, and word choice that can make you sound ruder than you intend… Read More »