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Workforce Magazine Recognizes Advanced Group as 2017 Optimas Award Winner

CHICAGO, IL – OCTOBER 31, 2017 – Advanced Group has won the Gold Award in the Corporate Citizenship category for the 2017 Optimas Awards by Workforce magazine, a Human Capital Media publication. The awards program recognizes companies achieving successful measurable business outcomes through visionary and impactful human resources initiatives. Advanced Group, a diversified professional staffing, […]

Staffing World 2017 to Feature Presentations from Advanced Group Leaders

CHICAGO, IL  – Advanced Group, a diversified professional staffing, consulting, and outsourcing organization, will have three leaders presenting at the American Staffing Association’s (ASA) Staffing World 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, October 24- 26, 2017. Staffing World, ASA’s annual event, is the largest convention and expo in the staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry. Leo Sheridan, […]

Advanced Group Wins American Staffing Association’s Award for Outstanding Communications and Marketing Program

CHICAGO, IL – SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 – Advanced Group has won a 2017 American Staffing Association Genius Award in the social media campaign category. The nation-wide awards program recognizes the most innovative communications and marketing campaigns among ASA member staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions organizations. Advanced Group, a diversified professional staffing, consulting, and outsourcing organization, […]

Wellness Goes Beyond Exercise and Nutrition at Advanced Group

CHICAGO, IL–(April 28, 2017) – The Advanced Group, an industry-leading diversified professional staffing, consulting, and outsourcing organization, announced their Wellness Works program has expanded to include services beyond exercise and nutrition. The organization has recognized nourishment of the mind, emotions, and spirit are equally as important as physical and nutritional wellness. “Wellness to us at […]

Advanced Group Names Akin Tosyali as Vice President of Marketing

CHICAGO, IL–(April 05, 2017) – The Advanced Group, an industry-leading diversified professional staffing, consulting, and outsourcing organization, announced the recent appointment of Akin Tosyali as Vice President of Marketing. Click here to tweet this release. “We’re excited to have Akin join the Advanced Group leadership team,” said Leo Sheridan, CEO. “He brings incredible digital marketing expertise […]

Getting the Good Life

The good life—everybody wants it but not everybody gets it. Since the beginning of time humans have obsessed over the good life, wondering what it is and if we can ever truly get it. Aristotle called it Eudaimonia and taught that our highest human excellence consists of health, wealth, happiness, and love. The Buddha called it Nirvana and taught that bliss and tranquility come from detachment. Doctors today have found data consistency, concluding that the good life is experienced when we’re focused only on present moments, not worried or preoccupied with other thoughts.

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3 Powerful Career Lessons from the Movie “Joy”

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“I have real ambitions and real ideas.”

So says Joy, the eponymous character played by Jennifer Lawrence in David O. Russell’s latest film. Joy is based on the life and career of Joy Mangano, a noted inventor, business woman, and entrepreneur who launched her career by inventing Miracle Mop. Most of Joy covers the Miracle Mop era of Joy’s life, and while the movie takes creative license with actual events, the message of the film offers powerful career lessons.

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Tackling 9 Tough Interview Questions

Heading into an interview can be nerve-racking enough. You’ve done your research, dressed the part, and know what you can offer to this position. All that’s left is tackling those tough interview questions.  One of our Division Directors, Geoff Coltman, shares what hiring managers want to hear: 1. Describe a time when a decision you made …

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