Congrats to Our 2014-I Award Winners

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 »

It’s Time: How and When to Leave Your Job

Whether you’ve found a new job or are simply resigning, leaving your job is always a difficult decision.   When you do decide to quit, there are right and wrong ways to give your notice. It’s important to part your way with grace and professional courtesy.  You should leave your boss wishing they could have you… Read More »

NorTech Forges Partnership to Prepare Cleveland for New Economy Jobs

As we previously discussed in January, Cleveland has become an emerging market for the high tech industry.  With this transition to a knowledge economy happening even quicker than expected, labor experts are worried that the region’s many low-skilled workers may get left behind. In order to ease the potential skills gap, tech-focused economic development agency,… Read More »

Bad Hires are Costing Your Organization!

According to a recent study by CareerBuilder, two out of every three U.S. employers surveyed reported making a bad hiring decision in 2013. Employers reported that these bad hires lowered productivity, affected workplace morale, and in some cases even resulted in legal issues.  At a time when the job market is competitive and the economy… Read More »

A Special Summer Offer Just for You!

As usual, it seems like summer is flying by! It is a busy time of year with vacations, graduation parties, weddings, and making plans for the upcoming school year. And at work, covering for vacations and handling an influx of business can be daunting. But, Area Temps can help! We proactively recruit professional, skilled trades,… Read More »

Hold Out for a Hero: Why You Should Wait for the Perfect Candidate

When you’re blindsided by an integral employee’s resignation or have an urgent business need pop-up and have to fill a position quickly, it can be tempting to hire the first person you interview out of desperation.  However, if you hire in a hurry, you take a big risk of making a costly bad hire that… Read More »

Hold Out for a Hero: Why You Should Wait for the Perfect Candidate

When you’re blindsided by an integral employee’s resignation or have an urgent business need pop-up and have to fill a position quickly, it can be tempting to hire the first person you interview out of desperation.  However, if you hire in a hurry, you take a big risk of making a costly bad hire that… Read More »

Sort Through Candidates with These Uncommon Interview Questions

You’ve sorted through resumes, completed phone screens, and narrowed down the pool to just a few potential candidates.   With qualifications so similar, you know it’s going to be hard to choose which candidate is the best, and making the right hiring decision is crucial.  How will you decide?  The trick is in asking unconventional interview… Read More »

4 Ways to Turn Your Temporary Job into a Career

Over the last four years, temporary employment has jumped more than 50 percent according the American Staffing Association. Many large firms, online shopping outlets, and other industries previously uninterested in temp workers are now taking advantage of the flexibility of contract employees.  In an environment where permanent, full time positions are hard to come by,… Read More »

How to Develop an Effective Leadership Style

In order to achieve success in the workplace, you need to be recognized as a leader among your coworkers.  Being a leader at work doesn’t necessarily mean being a boss.  It’s becoming a role model for your coworkers and being the person they go to when they need advice.  With the right attitude and a… Read More »