Building Employee Motivation

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“Motivation is perhaps the one staple feature of every successful workforce. It’s what gets the best out of your employees, enables productivity, boosts morale, and keeps your most skilled with you.” — From the Timely Blog Do you find motivating your workforce to be a challenge? Is that a resounding YES, I hear? You are […]


Starting 2021 with a Bang

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Without a doubt, 2020 tested us. Our resourcefulness and determination, our resilience and perseverance. Chances are both short-term, and long-term goals look different than what you had mapped out before the pandemic’s unprecedented entrance. Yes, while we are happy to have closed the book on 2020 and ushered in a new year, much uncertainty remains. […]


New Year Musings from Us to You

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If you find yourself slipping into the post-holiday blues, who could blame you? In the midst of a worldwide pandemic, economic upheaval, employment uncertainty, and for far too many folks, the grief of lost loved ones, we find ourselves facing an uncertain future. But wait – you can take steps to a joy-filled January. A […]


5 Tips to Strategize Your Job Search

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Are you one of the millions on the prowl for a job due to COVID-19’s impact on the economic landscape? The good news: many industries find themselves with job openings. The bad news: the current hiring situation’s frenzied pace often translates into a challenging scenario for those needing to land a good job. The job […]


Nurturing Teamwork in Your Workforce

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“Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” Andrew Carnegie, American industrialist Ideas generate faster—productivity increases. Morale builds. Employees feel empowered and are engaged. And those are only a few of the benefits an organization enjoys when a spirit of teamwork thrives. Teamwork at its finest combines the strengths, skills, and […]


The Top 5 Ways to Go from Temp to Permanent Hire

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It is becoming increasingly popular for companies to offer temporary roles (sometimes called temp-to-hire jobs) that might become a permanent place. A temp-to-hire job may be officially assigned for 3 to 6 months, after which management may or may not decide to keep you. Which means you don’t have a whole lot of time to […]


Leadership that Makes A Difference

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“Leadership is not about titles, positions, or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another.” John C. Maxwell  Challenging. Fulfilling. Stressful. Essential. Responsible. Trusted. What does each of these adjectives have in common? Each relates to an aspect of leadership and the key role men and women in leadership positions play as the guiding force […]


5 Lessons Learned from Interview Blunders

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Calling all job seekers! In today’s competitive job market, you already know you cannot afford to mess up any job opportunity that comes your way. And you are well aware of the need to make the absolute best possible first impression should your job-search efforts land you an interview. So, pore over these interview blunders […]


Annual Matching Campaign

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Everyone should have the basics to survive in life. Just as important, everyone should have the opportunity for a decent quality of life and a fair chance to follow the path of their choosing. “We believe that if we all work hard to benefit our families, friends and neighbors and do whatever we can for […]


Making the Most of Thanksgiving in CT – 2020

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It may be tempting to adopt a Scrooge-like attitude about Thanksgiving this year, as COVID-19 continues to grip the nation. For many, the folks around the Thanksgiving dinner table will be fewer in number this fourth Thursday of November. Maybe that means trading the traditional 22-pound turkey for a ten-pounder and choosing which two of […]