Soft Skills: What You Might Be Missing at Work

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Soft skills are just as important in the workplace as hard skills. However, they are just as difficult to master and use effectively as anything else you might be doing at your job. We’re here to tell you about some of the most important soft skills you can practice every day, that will help you…

How to Improve Your Communication Skills With Coworkers

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Communication is a vital part of any growing workplace. Good communication leads to happy workers, increased productivity, and team unity. Unfortunately, many of us aren’t the best at it, and the only way to get better is to practice and get comfortable with it. Here are some ways to train your communication skills and improve…

Why Working at a Job You Hate is Important For Career Growth

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Have you ever had a job you didn’t like, or hated, or couldn’t wait to quit so you could find something better? Most of us probably have. It isn’t abnormal for someone’s first or first few positions to be too difficult, boring, painful, or miserable. However, these jobs, no matter how bad they may seem…

Resume Reconstruction: 12 Things You Should Remove From Your Resume

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Crafting the perfect resume takes patience. A few things can sometimes creep into your resume that could be harmful to your job search and hinder your impact on prospective employers. We’ve made a list of things that you should consider taking out of your resume to make sure that it’s ready to pop in front…

Closing the Skills Gap With Today’s Workforce

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By Bekhi Spika   © gearstd / Adobe Stock Over the past few years, U.S. manufacturers have been facing a steadily growing shortage of skilled workers. A recent study by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute predicts that “the U.S. manufacturing sector is likely to suffer a shortfall of 2 million workers” by 2025—a marked increase…

Busting 5 Common Productivity Myths

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BY STEPHANIE REYES   Every organization in the world seems to be concerned with productivity these days—and for good reason: improving productivity is often the only way for a company to remain competitive in today’s global market. Productivity gains can even drive entire economies! (In the USA, for example, they account for as much as…

5 Career Tips for Graduates and New Job Seekers

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If you just finished high school or are fresh out of college or tech school, you’re probably thinking about what your next steps should be regarding your career. Even with higher education, it still might be pretty tough to find a position that works for you if you don’t have a plan. A common pitfall…

Resume Tips for Getting Back Into the Job Search

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If you’ve been unemployed for a while, getting back into the swing of things can be quite challenging. For one reason or another, you have some gaps in your employment, and you need to figure out a way to impress your prospective employers with your past experience. Here at Tempstar Staffing, we want you to…

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Future Interviews

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Interviews can be tough most of the time. Whether it’s figuring out what to say, fighting stage fright, struggling with what to wear, or just getting to your interview on time, there are many different aspects to think about when adventuring into an interview and hiring process. We here at Tempstar Staffing would like to…

Why Passion is the Key to Success

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Among the traits and abilities that lead to success, passion stands alone. Unlike skill, knowledge, or other factors, passion is innate: it can’t be learned or acquired but is always present. Passion, an overwhelming drive to reach one’s goals, is the one factor that unites all successful people in equal measure. © Coloures-Pic / Adobe…