How to Focus on Work During a Personal Crisis

It’s tough to focus on work when you’ve just been dealt a blow in your personal life. Work may be the last place you want to be – or you may find work to be a welcome retreat – when you’re coping with a loss, dealing with a breakup, or have newfound financial stress.

Get to Know Us: Marisa Shares How She Grew up in the Staffing World


Marisa Vrona, Talent & Client Engagement Manager, Chicago



What’s wonderful about working for WunderLand?

I have the opportunity to work with wonderful people each day. Our company has a fun, supportive and positive vibe that our candidates and clients pick up on. We don’t take ourselves too seriously and are able to find time to break away from our work to have fun, which includes mini dance-offs and singing to old school tunes at our desks.

Hiring the Right Recent College Grads

The old joke goes, “I can’t get a job without experience, and I can’t get experience without a job!” The struggle is real for many recent college graduates exasperated by oddly written job descriptions designed to deter recent grads from applying and countless rejections. It wasn’t too long ago that many employers refused to hire recent grads for a number of reasons.

Diversity & Employee Engagement

Recently, a group of well-known publications (Fortune, Essence, and People in Español) teamed up with Great Places to Work to release their first “50 Best Workplaces for Diversity” report, bringing more attention to the topic of diversity and inclusion (see their methodology and a full list of the results here).  The report highlights companies who have made creating a […]

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6 Helpful Tips for Handling a Job Rejection

This is it—the job you’ve been waiting for. You nailed the interview. You’ve got your hopes up—and then, bam—you’re rejected. You read the email and see the dreaded, “We’ve decided to go in a different direction” dance. We’ve all been there. Rejection hurts, and sometimes it hurts more than we expect it to. The right position is out there, and you will find it. Keeping a positive attitude will bring you closer to landing the perfect job for you. In the meanwhile, here are six tips for helping to deal with a job rejection: