Gig Economy

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There is a section of our economy that has risen to the status of having its own name. It’s called the gig economy. And its members are called gig workers. These are the workers that provide freelance work or work under short-term contracts.


Who’s doing Gig Work?


Before the pandemic there was an estimated 40 million Americans who were ...

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Ad-VANCE Awards Scholarships to Local Graduates


Ad-VANCE Talent Solutions has been a community partner with Manatee Technical College for over 20 years. With the importance of education prevalent in most workforces, Ad-VANCE has begun offering scholarship to local high school graduates for programs that are offered at Manatee Technical College.


Students from all Manatee School District High Schools have the opportunity to apply and be considered for the scholarship from Ad-VANCE Talent Solutions. The requirements for this scholarship include reference letters, and a video interview. Students are ...

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Motivating Other People

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Motivation is an issue that everyone has to deal with at one time or another.


Whether you are a salesman selling a product or a manager trying to keep your team motivated, here are several insights you might want to keep in mind. While it’s obvious that everyone is not motivated by the same thing, there are two ...

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Finding Agreement

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What to do when you and your coworker are in the middle of a disagreement.


We all have those times when we disagree, whether it’s a in business or a in personal relationship. But what can you do when there doesn’t seem to be any common ground?


Before you start looking for a solution, it’s very important to remember three things.

  • Until a person ...
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Getting ready for that interview?

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Getting ready for that interview? Here are several things to keep in mind.


Studies have shown that most interviewers make up their mind within the first four minutes (or less) of the interview. Much of their decision will be based on non-verbal signals they pick up from you.


So how do you make the most of those first four minutes? Here are several ...

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Self-Talk – Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

This month’s article is going to be about self-talk. What a coincidence!  Now, I don’t know about you, but this Covid-19 quarantine has got me talking to myself a lot more than usual!


If you’re new to the idea of self-talk, self-talk refers to the ongoing dialogue that most of us have with ourselves as we go about the business of the day. Self-talk by its very nature can be useful and encouraging, or it can be demoralizing and oftentimes destructive. ...

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Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act


As we anticipate turning the corner soon and begin to reopen America it is understandable that there are going to be many new or unknown circumstances occurring in the workplace.  Below are some of the most frequently asked questions as it relates to hiring, re-hiring and overall pandemic preparedness in the workplace, however, we have included a link for the full publication along with another useful publication posted by the EEOC. Please remember that guidance is continuously changing as the pandemic evolves so all ...

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