10 Applicant Tracking System Tips to Get Your Resume Into Human Hands

Have you responded to job posting after job posting with little or no success, leaving you with the feeling that your resume has been lost in a cyber Bermuda Triangle? If so, you’re not alone. A common applicant complaint is that they never get interviews or even responses after they submit their resumes to a… Read More »

A Fresh Idea for Staffing Your Hard-to-Fill Skilled Trade Jobs

The job market is tight and you have several unfilled openings for hard-to-find candidates, causing your company to lose production unless you pay overtime to your current staff. You’re not alone. According to a recent Boston Consulting Group report, by 2020 there will be a shortage of 875,000 machinists, welders, maintenance technicians and industrial engineers.… Read More »

Spring Showers Bring Big Savings!

After a long, cold winter, spring has arrived…finally! And to celebrate, we have a new promotion. Any customer who hasn’t billed with Area Temps for the past six months is eligible, and it’s a great opportunity to give us a try, with a 25% discount off your first invoice!*  Be sure to keep us in… Read More »

5 Reasons Why Positive People Get Promoted

Is the glass half empty or half full? It is no secret that positive people are much easier to get along with at work, but it also means that they go a lot further in their careers. Here are a few reasons why positive people are the first to be promoted.   Reason #1: They… Read More »

Five Forrest Gump Traits Every Manager Should Have

Recently, I was channel surfing and I stumbled upon the movie, Forrest Gump. Forrest Gump is one of those films that if it is on television, I’m compelled to watch it. And each time I see it, I am awed by the way this seemingly benign and unintelligent character, expertly played by Tom Hanks, had… Read More »

2014 W-2 Questions and Answers

At Area Temps, we field many questions from our employees regarding their W-2s each year. To assist you with your inquiries, we have compiled answers to the most common questions we receive. Q: When will I receive my W-2? A: W-2s will be available to view and print online, and were mailed on January 22,… Read More »

Area Temps’ Award Winners of the Second Half of 2014

At Area Temps, our account representatives and recruiters are the life blood of our company. They work diligently to provide employees with new job opportunities and customers with unparalleled service, and we wouldn’t be in business today without their efforts. To recognize their importance and to reward them for their success, our staff members compete… Read More »

Holiday Wishes From Area Temps

We would like to wish you and your family a very happy holiday season, and provide you the special offer below!  Any customer who hasn’t billed with Area Temps for the past six months is eligible, and it’s a great opportunity to give us a try, with a $200 discount off your first invoice!*  Be… Read More »

What LeBron Teaches Us About Burning and Rebuilding Bridges

With the much anticipated 2014 NBA season under way, now is a good time to reflect on how LeBron James went from Cleveland’s hero to villain, and back to hero again. He burned a bridge with his employer, the Cavaliers, and his customers, the fans in Cleveland, who supported and loved him from his high… Read More »

Is an Objective Necessary on a Resume?

There was a time when putting an “objective” statement at the top of your resume was considered desirable, even forward thinking. However, objective statements too often discussed what the candidate wanted, and not what the candidate could offer the company. In the human resource world, that is a big no-no. Forbes has concluded that it… Read More »