TalentMEDIA: Lord and Taylor-Rebranding an Icon

I’m not sure if any of you have heard or seen, but the store and brand Lord and Taylor (L&T) has redesigned its logo. The iconic words that we all recognize have been the logo since the 1950s. According to type historian Paul Shaw who…

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TalentFIT: Why is Cauliflower the New Rice?

Not sure if you have heard, but cauliflower in all its forms (rice, bread, and just the plain old vegetable) has become the new “it” food. The popularity began with folks on the paleo diet. If you don’t know what that is, basically when you…

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Image is Everything

In today’s digitally advanced world, strong communication skills are a must, both professionally and personally. Organizations are starting to realize that the phrase “image is everything” applies today more than ever, as a strong online image could now very well be a deciding factor for…

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TalentMEDIA: Not Proofreading Your Work Really Could Have Global Consequences

In the article “How One Word Nearly Killed the Climate Deal,” The Washington Post covered an instance of how a single typo could have had dire consequences for the entire planet. Literally. The typo was noticed by U.S. officials as they reviewed the then-final draft…

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TalentFIT: The Facts About Preventative Screening

In 2017, conversations about preventative screenings have spiked regarding certain health issues such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, prostate cancer in men, and breast cancer in women. If you have an annual physical this, did you know that you’re getting the benefit of early screenings for…

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Temporary Employee or Contractor: What’s the Difference?

With the many recent developments around the country involving increases to minimum wage, affordable health care, and impending changes to FMLA, the staffing industry will be at the forefront on any legislative debates about utilizing a temporary or contingent workforce. Companies such as Uber and…

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TalentMEDIA: The Art of the Editorial Query

Editing is usually a solitary pursuit (blissfully so, in my opinion). We correct grammar, we enforce consistency, we rewrite without explanation when we can. But querying is critical two-way communication. It’s often the only way for an editor to tell authors where text is confusing,…

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TalentFIT: Back To School Health Awareness!

As discussed in last week’s TalentFIT blog, August is Immunization Awareness Month. Believe it or not, summer is almost over and soon kids will be going back to school—and along with that come a few immunization requirements. What parents need to know is that the…

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Small Business Administration Celebrates American Dream Week

On August 1, 2017, the White House hosted an American Dream Week event celebrating and discussing small businesses around the nation. The Administrator of the Small Business Administration, Linda McMahon, and Senior Advisor Ivanka Trump discussed the many stories of small business success that people…

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TalentMEDIA: 8 Ways to Achieve Better Work-Life Balance

Being a mother and wife, and working full time can be hectic. Making sure that each area of my life receives my full attention is an even more daunting task. In her Forbes article, “8 Ways to Achieve Better Work-Life Balance,” Jacquelyn Smith quotes Jody…

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TalentFIT: August Is Immunization Awareness Month

Have you ever had to consider this word: smallpox? Do you even recognize the word? Is this disease one you’re familiar with? Most likely, you know very little of it. Why is that? Thanks to developments in modern medicine, smallpox has been eradicated worldwide. The…

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Is Your Interview Process Effective? | Strategic IT Staffing Solutions

How Effective Is Your Interview Process? Most companies know the importance of having an effective hiring process, however, few companies know how to execute effective interviews. A solid interviewing process is the key to identifying strong IT candidates. Without a strong strategy in place, companies…

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