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How to Get What You Want in Business and in Life

There is one important thing you’ll learn as you grow and mature. No one can read your mind. As we get older, we learn that communication is an absolute necessity in almost every facet of our lives. We must communicate in our romantic relationships, familial relationships and platonic relationships. One thing we are all guilty of at one point or another is having a lack of communication. We hope those around us can read our subliminal signals well enough to figure out what we want or need.

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Why Delivering Bad News to Clients isn’t Always the Worst

We’ve all been there. The moment you begin to perspire and you feel your heart slowly sink into your stomach.  You’ve just been made aware that you have to deliver bad news to one of your clients. What do you do? Do you ignore the problem? Conjure up excuses? Or do you face it head on and deliver the gut-wrenching truth?

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Five Things STS Technical Services is Thankful For

This Thanksgiving, STS Technical Services would like to raise a proverbial glass and celebrate our employees, business partners, clients and friends. Each of you make this company an amazing one to be a part of, and the entire STS family is honored by your continued enthusiasm and support.

In addition, we’d also like to express a sense of gratitude and appreciation for the following five things…

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Empathy: What is it and why is it important in the workplace?

To understand empathy and how it applies to the workplace, you must first know what it means. Webster’s dictionary defines the term as a feeling that gives way to understanding and sharing another person’s experiences and emotions.

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In the Land of Recruiting, Build Relationships that Matter

Soon after graduating with a B.S. degree in Business Administration, I landed a job at a Milwaukee-based staffing firm and quickly fell in love with the idea of being paid to help others find work and better their lives.

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Out-of-the-Box Recruitment Solutions by STS Technical Services

It’s Monday morning, again.  Your alarm goes off, so you quickly jump out of bed and rush to get ready for work. You realize that you’re going to be late, so you run out of the house, hopeful that you won’t find yourself stuck in the same traffic jam that you’ve coincidentally found yourself stuck in every morning… for the past seven years.  As per usual, you sip on the overpriced caramel macchiato that you waited ten minutes for and when you finally get to the office, you realize that there are five emails that need your immediate attention, a voicemail from an angry client and a presentation that you haven’t prepared for.  Happy Monday, everyone,  and now might be a good time to refill that cup of coffee. Tomorrow will be different, right?  Right?

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STS Technical Services Launches New Jobs Board

It’s 2016, and today’s job seeker demands an online application experience that’s easy to navigate and even easier to use. People are no longer willing to spend 20+ minutes regurgitating previous employment information into cumbersome online forms, and to be honest, who can blame them? We live in a fast-paced world driven by mobile devices and that means in order to attract the best candidates, employers must reach those candidates where they spend the most time connected.

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Business Travel 101: A Guide for Everyone

Leisure travel is something most of us look forward to – a fun vacation, visiting friends and family, a time to relax. But when we’re traveling for work it’s not quite the same. Packing (and then of course unpacking), airport security and flying, hotel check-ins, etc, feels stressful and like a chore. Chances are, you’ll probably have to travel for work at some point. So we’ve got some tips that we hope will make these work trips more enjoyable and something you may even look forward to!

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The Sound of Value: A Staffing Prospective

When was the last time a customer showed how much they value you? I mean… when was the last time a company really, explicitly said how important you are to their success? Bear with me. I have a little story to share.

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Does Going to College Still Matter in 2016?

Should I go to college? Is it still necessary? These are questions many of today’s youth are asking themselves, and in the next few minutes, I will attempt to answer them both. Are you ready? Good. Let’s go ahead and get started.

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