The Most Important Thing Every Student Should Do This Summer

Hey students, what do you picture when you hear the words, “The Perfect Summer”? What sights, colors, and feelings swirl in your head? Do you smell meat on the grill? Do you hear waves splashing on the beach? Whatever you pictured, you may be missing the one thing a young adult can do this summer that… Read more »

The Single Biggest Lesson After 7 Seasons of Mad Men

Don Draper is finally going away. “What you call ‘love’ was invented by guys like me,” he said in Episode 1, “… to sell Nylons.” The slick, successful shyster of Mad Men approaches the end of the road. The series finale airs Sunday, May 17. For seven seasons viewers have watched the show’s lead character… Read more »

Superstar Temps: Why Temp Agencies Love Losing Workers

What’s the difference between the average worker and a “Superstar” temp? It’s three intangible qualities that employers crave. “I signed up with TRAC Staffing, a local temp agency,” says David Garner, “just to see what opportunities were out there.” Through TRAC Staffing, David found a position with MP Warehouse in Fort Smith, Arkansas. It wasn’t… Read more »

Successful Temping – 3 Money Secrets That Everyone Needs To Know

With layoffs and pay cuts an everyday fact in corporate America, a survey by the Freelancers Union and Elance-oDesk has found that more and more people are leaving the daily grind and choosing temporary employment as a full-time career. “There’s no doubt someone can make a successful career out of being a temporary worker,” said… Read more »

Urban Cowboy – Tulsa and the Urban Employment Growth

Americans are migrating to cities – and job opportunities are coming with them. According to a recent report by City Observatory, as urban populations have increased employment in those city centers has grown too, while employment in the surrounding suburban areas has shrunk. Like dinosaurs that once wandered the landscape blocking the sun, skyscrapers were seemingly on the verge of extinction… Read more »

The Secret Solution to Prevent Wasted Hours During March Madness

Every year around this time, an illness sweeps across the land. It infects millions and will touch the lives of billions. Yup, it’s March Madness. Thursday, March 19 marks the official beginning of the 2015 NCAA men’s basketball tournament. However, the craziness truly began Monday, March 16. That’s the day after “Selection Sunday” when bracket… Read more »

Permanent Happiness as a Temp: 3 Ways Freelancing Improves Your Life

Many young adults struggle when it comes to choosing a career. That was never the case for Cheyenne Hicks. “I’ve always been a huge people person – all about pleasing people,” she says. “The reason I got into the medical field was that my grandma was a hospital manager. I’ve just always wanted to follow… Read more »

The 3 Reasons Smart CEOs Use Temporary Staffing in an Uncertainty Economy

President Obama is predicting an upswing in the economy. But, if oil prices remain where they are or drop further, the economy of oil-dependent areas could feel the effects and fall back into a recession. With all this uncertainty, many corporate leaders are wondering how they can maintain a productive staff while operating at a… Read more »