5-Minute Meditations at Work for Your Most Stressful Days

Most of us have experienced one of THOSE days at work. Your stress level is through the roof, there’s no end in sight, and you can’t seem to calm yourself down. When this happens, have you considered meditation?   Maybe you think meditation is too time–consuming, too difficult or just not for you? Well, think again. Did you know you can meditate in as little as five… Read More »

Watch These 3 TED Talks to Boost Your Motivation

Maybe you are having a bad day? Maybe your week seems endless? Or, maybe you feel like you are stuck in a rut? Hey, sometimes we all could use a little extra motivation.  If you are looking for a new perspective, inspiration or a personal challenge, these three TED Talks will boost your spirits.    Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance Speaker: Angela Lee Duckworth Running Time: 6:01 minutes Views: 17… Read More »

25 Years of Experience: Halpin Staffing Services is Here for You

Founded in 1994, Halpin Staffing Services is proud to celebrate its 25th anniversary this year. As a local business leader, we are eager to continue our mission of matching great clients with great companies in Southeastern Wisconsin and Northeastern Illinois.  Here’s what Halpin can do for you:    For Employers Comprehensive Staffing Solutions Is your company struggling to find qualified workers? Are busy seasons stretching your staff too thin? Or, are you swamped with… Read More »

Celebrate Yourself by Learning New Skills

Trying something new is a wonderful way to celebrate yourself. You gain a new skill as well as a sense of accomplishment.   Is there something you’d like to learn, but you never found the time? Here are seven popular skills and tips on where to start your learning journey.  Photography / Videography Did you know Apple Stores offer free photography and… Read More »

Job Seeking While Employed?

Finding a job does not just occur when you are out of a job or getting ready to graduate. It also happens, more often than not, when you are already employed. Job seeking while employed is a very touchy task to undertake, because if you make one wrong step it could impact your current employment.… Read More »

How to Select the Best Professional References

Putting together a resume and reference list for a job application takes time. You should not throw something together in an instant simply to meet a job application deadline. Take the time to make sure your documents are visually appealing, do not have any spelling mistakes, and that you have a strong list of professional… Read More »

Common Cover Letter Mistakes

Finding a job is hard enough, but it can be downright impossible if you submit a cover letter full of mistakes. It is a good idea to have someone proofread your cover letter prior to submitting it with a job application so that you can find any mistakes you might have missed. We will discuss… Read More »

Are You a Job Hopper? Use Your Experience to Land the Job You Want

Being a job hopper is fun for some and incredibly annoying for others. Some professionals choose to hop from job to job during their career because it is something they enjoy. Others have to be a job hopper because they cannot seem to find a job that fits into their life or career. No matter… Read More »

Interview Tip: Show Your Enthusiasm

With the new year in full swing, many people have begun searching for a new job because they want to further their career or prepare for the real world after school. If you are one of those job seekers, you need to prepare for a job interview as much as possible. One thing you must… Read More »

How and When to Follow Up After an Interview

You have landed a job interview after months of searching. You are excited to attend the interview, but also nervous. Then, you nail the interview and can’t wait to tell everyone you know about it. There is another step that you should perform and it must occur prior to hearing from the company again. That… Read More »