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Feeling Stuck in Your Career? Get to Know Yourself!

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It was the early 1960s in Mountain View California, a quirky 4th-grade boy begrudgingly woke up and got ready for another day of school. He despised the traditional classroom setting and frequently misbehaved out of sheer boredom. He’d rather be doing what truly made him feel alive and set his soul on fire—working on electronics with his father in their family garage. Throughout high school and during college, he continued to feel bored with the classes he was forced to

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4 Strategies to Identify, Hire, & Retain Top Performing Employees

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Your best sales executive just submitted her resignation. This salesperson was consistently outperforming everyone in your organization and contributed 35% of your company’s annual revenue. You know that leaving a position open for any length of time can lead to decreased productivity, overstressed employees, loss of revenue, and an overall sense of discontinuity. However, filling the job with the wrong person could be worse. A recent study done by CAP found that the average cost to replace a midrange salary

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Talent Spotlight: Michael Schrotenboer

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Senior .NET Developer  WPS Health Insurance – Madison, WI Michael Schrotenboer used to work long hours as a Sr. Analyst, Application Development. Although there were certain aspects of the job that he enjoyed, he worried that his growth was limited and that it no longer coincided with his personal career goals. He yearned for a job where there would be an opportunity for him to realize a future leadership position. During this time, he was contacted by Insight Talent Solutions

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America’s Heroes at Work: Strategies and Benefits of Hiring Veterans

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Insight Talent Solutions had the opportunity to connect with Chris Cashell, Senior Vice President of Business Unit Services at WPS, as well as Timothy Thornton, a former Army National Guard Veteran, to learn their perspective on why they believe it is smart business to hire veterans. WPS employs over 100 veterans and has proudly supported more than 10 local veteran non-profits. They have a Vet Group that is made up of over 120 employees and is committed to supporting causes

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Over $5,000 Raised to Support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

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Over $5,000 Raised to Support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) The sun rose warm and bright in the autumn sky as Team Insight excitedly hurried to finish organizing the final details for the fundraising event that they were hosting that afternoon. For the last month, they had been reaching out to businesses in the community, arranging gift baskets, and creating flyers and email campaigns to bring awareness to, and raise money for the lifesaving organization of The Leukemia &

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5 Ways to Achieve a Healthy Work-Life Balance

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What does work-life balance mean to you? Maybe when you hear it, you envision laying on beach a thousand miles away from all responsibilities, email notifications turned off, a drink in hand, and enjoying well-earned time off. However, for most of us, this balance isn’t quite so glamorous, and is more of a constant give and take between work, family, commitments, errands, and “me” time. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, take a moment to sit and consider your personal priorities and values so that you can better understand what work-life balance means to you.

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Unite to Light the Night Fundraising Event

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Wondering how to spend the first Packers’ bye week? You’re invited to join us Sunday, October 1st for an optional group motorcycle ride and event at Paulie’s Pub & Eatery, including live music, prizes, and fun. All proceeds go to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). View details below or click here! WHY LLS? Do you ever wish there was a way to help people whose lives have come to a sudden halt from a cancer diagnosis? We all know someone who

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3 Reasons to Hire a Recruiting Company: Increase Revenue, Grow Market Share, and Improve Efficiency

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Aug 2, 2017 8:53:31 AM / by Amy Roesch & Cassandra Czech “No company, small or large, can win over the long run without energized employees who believe in the mission and understand how to achieve it.” – Jack Welch, former CEO of GE As a busy executive, it’s no secret that you place tremendous value on your time and are strategic about delegating important projects to your team. However, when it comes to hiring, many CEO’s express concern. After all, it’s

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5 Benefits of Using a Recruiter to Advance Your Career

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Jul 10, 2017 11:32:52 AM / by Amy Roesch We all know the feeling… refreshing your email for the tenth time in a row and repeatedly checking your voicemail, waiting to hear back about the job that you’re not even sure you want. Anxious. Exhausted. Disheartened. This is how most people describe their journey in trying to find and secure a job that is a good fit for them. According to The Holmes-Rahe Stress Inventory, job searching is one of the most stressful life

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6 Great Leadership Qualities to Look for When Hiring (And Interview Questions to Identify Them)

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Jun 22, 2017 2:19:42 PM / by Amy Roesch & Cassandra Czech “Great leaders are not defined by the absence of weakness, but rather by the presence of clear strengths.”  – John Zenger What makes a good leader? Research shows good leaders have common qualities that enable them to motivate others.  If your organization is looking to hire strong leaders, it is essential to hire candidates that embody the traits listed below. Learn key characteristics of a good leader and check out our

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