Pros and Cons of Seasonal Work

Posted on: June 23rd, 2020

Whether you are looking for a part-time job, a full-time career change, or just a little extra money on the side, seasonal work is a great place to start. Seasonal jobs are a great way to transition jobs or to get experience in a different career field.  Not the holidays? No worries! Seasonal work isn’t […]

Is Your Digital Footprint Hurting Your Chances of Getting Hired?

Posted on: April 10th, 2020

In this day and age, it is common to have a digital footprint personally, but it is also important to have a digital presence professionally. Making a great first impression online is important to catch a hiring manager’s interest. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 35% of employers are less likely to interview someone if they […]

Separating Yourself in the Hiring Process

Posted on: December 17th, 2019

When searching for a job, you need to separate yourself in the hiring process through LinkedIn, your resume, your cover letter and hopefully, the interview. Making a great first impression online is important to catch a hiring manager’s interest. Once you have them interested, your personality and achievements can prove why you would successfully fulfill […]

A Simple Guide to Your First Day at Work

Posted on: March 22nd, 2019

On your first day at work, it’s important to make a good impression. In order to do that, you need to be prepared by dressing appropriately, understanding your responsibilities and behaving appropriately. Starting a new job can be intimidating but you can put yourself at ease if you know what to ask to accomplish your […]

Cedar Rapids: A Great Place to Live and Work

Posted on: April 25th, 2018

Located in Eastern Iowa Cedar Rapids hovers almost exactly halfway between Iowa’s Northern and Southern border. As the second most populated city in the state Cedar Rapids resembles the typical Iowa river-town. Those who seek a laid-back community setting with plenty of activities and amenities available prefer to settle down in Cedar Rapids. It’s arguably […]

Waterloo: A Great Place to Live and Work

Posted on: March 13th, 2018

Seated along the Cedar River, Waterloo is home to approximately 68,000 Iowans. This highly agricultural community is Iowa’s sixth-largest city and a great place to work, raise a family, and send children to school. Premier Staffing in Waterloo is dedicated to helping community members find good work and good companies in the area. Economic and community […]

Working in a Warehouse

Posted on: December 22nd, 2017

No matter where you are in the U.S., there’s a pretty good chance you can find employment within at least one warehouse. Although warehouse jobs are generally plentiful, they sometimes get a bad rap. Admittedly these jobs aren’t for everyone, but many generations have made a long-lasting career out of this line of work and […]

Costs Of Making The Wrong Hire

Posted on: October 25th, 2017

Growth Strategy Efficiency and productivity is the key to achieving growth within any given industry. Businesses must also avoid frivolous spending habits but growth strategies are of utmost importance. In order to maximize overall productivity, you must prioritize tasks for each department to ensure each employee is maximizing their own productivity. This means you operate […]

Negatives of Collecting Unemployment

Posted on: July 20th, 2017

Claim Limits The government limits the amount of unemployment a claimant receives. Each state sets a minimum and maximum weekly benefit amount a claimant may receive. These amounts are often based on a number that changes from time to time, such as the state’s minimum wage or the state’s average wage. In Iowa, you can […]

Time & Money Wasted on Hiring

Posted on: May 4th, 2017

Hiring is a lot like dating. You want to find the perfect match and the right fit. In order to do that, you ask a lot of questions, spend money on and time with the person, listen, negotiate terms, see how they like your friends/co-workers, and hope for the best. But, unlike dating, hiring can […]