Women-Owned Businesses – Why They Matter

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  Women-owned businesses continue to grow in numbers as female entrepreneurs are turning their passion into profits. The number has risen dramatically throughout the years. For example, according to American Express’s 2019 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, women-owned businesses are growing two times faster on average than all businesses nationwide. This number has increased 21… Read more »

What Is the Metaverse and How Do We Work In It?

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The pandemic has altered every aspect of how we get work done, including just how much time we need to spend together in person. And with all of the exciting new offerings of the metaverse, companies and their employees have more options for collaboration, innovation, and employee satisfaction than ever before. So, what is the… Read more »

Barry & Rachel Discuss Mental Wellness

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  January 19, 2022 Nearly every company in the country is hiring and struggling to locate qualified workers. The Great Resignation is in full effect and more workers are leaving the workforce then entering. Salaries are rising at record levels and companies are struggling to meet their deliverables due to lack of employees. The talent… Read more »

Motive Women Lead the Charge in Staffing

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Last week Motive Companies announced a strategic partnership with Two Roads Professional Resources, a 25-year leader in the staffing industry. Motive Workforce Solutions (MWS), formerly Two Roads, has always been a Women-Owned Business and it’s no surprise the leadership continues to focus on Women in Leadership. Sarah Bennett, formerly Talent Acquisition Manager, has been named… Read more »

Employee Retention – Everything Employers Need To Know To Keep Key Talent

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  A study by Microsoft found that 41% of the global workforce would consider leaving their current employer within the next year. Is your company set up to retain employees? Most employees leave managers, not the company itself. Are your managers empowered and qualified to grow teams? Cost of losing employees can be paralyzing to… Read more »

Tips for Businesses Navigating Payroll & Hiring Strategies Post-Covid

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Salaries are rising fast. How is that going to impact your business? Companies are going to need to adapt to the post-COVID world if they’re going to be able to maintain their talent. How Has the World Changed After COVID? Effectively, salaries are increasing substantially. Many employees have been out of work for some time…. Read more »

5 Reasons Why You Should Look To A Staffing Agency For Your Next Technical Job

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If you’re looking for a technical job, consider working with a staffing agency. Right now is a delicate time; many companies have cut back on hiring or are hiring very slowly. A staffing agency can help get you to work as soon as possible. 1. Work temporarily, part-time, or full-time while you find out what… Read more »

2021 Employment Outlook & Tips

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December 22, 2020 2020 is over and it is time to move forward.  Finally we have stabilization in many industries which should help employment significantly in early 2021.   Sarah and I were invited to share our thoughts and ideas on the market on the Digital Enterprise Society Career Development web series.   Attached is a link… Read more »

How Staffing Agencies Can Help Find Employment If Displaced or In Transition

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Life isn’t always simple. It can be the situation that you need to find a job, but you’re currently displaced or in transition. Maybe there’s been a family emergency that you needed to attend to. Maybe you’ve just returned home after a long time away. Either way, it can be difficult to find a job… Read more »

Tips For Finding A Successful Work-Home Balance When Working From Home

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Finding a successful work-home balance is hard enough without taking your work home with you. When you work from home, not only are there constant distractions — but it often feels like you can’t ever escape the work you have. Here’s what you need to know about keeping a good work-home balance even when they’re… Read more »