The American Spirit

The American Spirit. While Americans await yet another stimulus package to help those whose employment has been negatively impacted due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many businesses across America are concerned about what impact this legislation will have on their ability to retain and recruit workers. But are the two, or rather should the two concerns […]

Make A Plan For 2021

Make A Plan For 2021. – Change is scary. And intentional change – change that you implement as opposed to the natural changes that occur over time – is difficult. That’s probably one reason why meaningful change doesn’t happen too often. Change is also a strange thing. Make A Plan For 2021. While in one […]

Weighing the Costs of Referrals

Weighing the Costs of Referrals. When you sign the lease on your first apartment or purchase your first home, you have to contact local utility providers to get services set up under your name at that address, for water, gas, electric, etc. Many times, turning on the services at your address will require a deposit […]

Calibrate – Career Planning Workshop

TRAC Staffing is rolling out an innovative new training “Calibrate – Career Planning Workshop” which we will make available on a limited basis, capping each workshop at 4 to 5 participants. Calibrate is an immersive career planning workshop aimed at helping people succeed in their careers by assisting them in creating an actionable 3 to […]

Started From the Bottom Now We Here

Started From the Bottom Now We Here. With a little bit of careful career planning, you can be above average. Started From the Bottom Now We Here – a now famous sentiment from the rapper Drake. But more than that, it’s solid career advice and perspective.

Why Your Dream Job Doesn’t Exist

Why Your Dream Job Doesn’t Exist. While we may not know many people who love their job, we usually know at least one person who loves what they do. But why does it seem so rare? Why, if we’re in a free society, don’t we find ourselves surrounded by people who love their jobs? Because […]

Never Underestimate the Power of a Strong Interview

Interviewing is like any other learned skill in this world.   It’s not something that you are born good at. You’ve got to develop this skillset. And you need to develop your interviewing skills. How well a candidate interviews for a job is of unrivaled importance. Resumes are a piece of paper. They’re lifeless. In […]

Job Seeking tip: Know your value!

Job Seeking tip: Know your value! Business is a pretty simple game at the end of the day. Whether it is a non-profit organization, a privately owned small business, a fortune 500 company, or operations within government, there is a mandate to bring in more revenue than is spent. If you spend $1.00, you had […]

It’s Time To Get Back To Work

It’s Time To Get Back To Work. According to data from the Arkansas Department of Workforce Services, the River Valley’s regional labor force numbers are just shy of 120,000 workers. For clarification, our region encompasses Sebastian, Crawford, Sequoyah and Le Flore Counties. Our most recent data tells us that we have an unemployment rate of […]

Job Market Resembles Musical Chairs

The labor market is about to resemble a game of musical chairs, with the temporary financial aid from Congress being the music. There will be just as many able bodied people who will need to return to the workforce in some capacity once the Covid-19 financial assistance ends, but there won’t be as many jobs […]