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1. Over-committing and under-delivering.  There’s not a lot of things that bother me at work, but this is definitely among my top 3. One of the biggest mistakes anyone can make in their career is over-committing and under-delivering. If this is one of your bad habits, chances are your boss and coworkers can’t count on… Read more »

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Staffing Conference, Founders of ISS

In March, our company hosted the Innovative Staff Solutions Annual Conference for our internal team. The day was filled with training, networking, and amazing speakers. Among these great speakers, we had the honor of having our founders, Wayne and Patti Meinhart, share their entrepreneurial story. Our team was not only moved by all of the success… Read more »

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It’s no secret giving back is a priority at Innovative Staff Solutions.  Though we’ve always focused on volunteering in our communities, it wasn’t until 2015 that we decided to set annual community impact goals.  The amount of participation has been incredible, and we love seeing our offices coming together to make a difference!  To date,… Read more »

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Millennials

If you are having trouble connecting with qualified job seekers who will add value to your company, you aren’t alone. Many businesses struggle to attract millennials, who are now the largest group in the workforce according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. These individuals, born between the early 80s and late 90s, are accustomed… Read more »

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Ready to try something new? Our Springfield, IL branch gave us the inside scoop on their top choices of restaurants in the area.  Whether you live in Springfield or are traveling to the area, you don’t want to miss out on trying one of the restaurants listed. Don’t see your favorite on the list? Share it… Read more »

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Have you ever thought about how big of an impact the health of your employees can have on the overall performance of your company? Contrary to popular belief, wellness programs not only benefit employees but they also benefit employers. When these programs are implemented into companies they work as both a retention tool and a… Read more »

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It’s the beginning of the new year and everyone wants to make 2016 the best one yet! Here are four tips to make sure this year is more successful and happier than all the others.   1. Leave your work at the office.  We all know how hard it is to detach from your work… Read more »

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Having a successful Monday paths the path to a successful week, right? So what are all those happy-go-lucky people you see first thing Monday morning doing that you aren’t? Here’s eight helpful tips to starting your week out right!   1. Wake up early. The first step to waking up on the right side of… Read more »

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Peru: a small town in northern Illinois with a population of about 10,000. Throughout the years, Peru, Illinois has accumulated a rich history that has involved many notable people. Did you know these 7 people once called Peru, Illinois home?   Maud Powell, American Violinist Born in Peru, Illinois, Maud Powell was the first American… Read more »