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Why the “gig economy” could be good for workers

There’s a new trend in capitalism, and despite its downsides, it might actually be a good thing for U.S. workers. It’s called the Gig Economy.  Since and even before the recession of 2007, companies have been hiring fewer full-time employees in favor of temporary workers, freelancers, and contractors. For workers, there are some disadvantages of […]

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The simple thing that makes employees work harder.

The answer? Give employees more meaningful work. This is according to economists Susanne eckermann, Xiaolan Yang, and Michael Kosfeld, whose study is published on economics commentary site VoxEU.  A survey of 413 students in Hangzhou, China found that study participants increased their productivity when they were told their work was crucial to an important research […]

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4 Steps to Recovery After You Made a Mistake in the Workplace

Whether you’ve been in the workforce for one month or twenty years, you have probably made a few mistakes. That moment when you are scrolling through your emails and you see a subject line from someone on your team that says “FIX THIS NOW.” Your stomach drops, you start to feel a little nervous, and […]

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4 Tips That Will Help You Set Boundaries in The Office

When you work 8 hours day, 5 days a week, 52 weeks a year . . . it can be hard to separate your work relationships, from personal ones. How can it not be? However casual a work environment may seem, it is still work and there is affine line between “work” and “play”. Here […]

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How to Make a Great Impression at your First Holiday Party

It’s that time of year again – the Holidays are upon us and companies are inviting employees to lunches, dinners, and after hours events. These Holiday parties are an excellent opportunity to network and meet new people. If this is your first Holiday party, you may not know what to expect. Run through this quick […]

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I am graduating in May… Now What?

Good news for upcoming college graduates as recent studies indicate a positive job outlook for job seekers in 2015. An improved economy and a continual trend of hiring young professionals are driving factors behind this shift. In order to put things into perspective, a recent survey from Michigan State University reveals hiring of college graduates […]

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Key Tips & Strategies for Leaving Your Job Gracefully

Considering taking that next step in your career, but unsure how to break the news to your employer? Fortunately, TRC Staffing Services can help with that. Recent job market studies indicate an improved economy and an ample amount of job openings exists across multiple industries. Consequently, as more opportunities continue to develop, employees have a […]

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