HTSS Blog

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The Value Behind Getting to Know Who Your Employees are Outside of Work

You spend all day surrounded by your fantastic employees, but if you don’t really know them outside the office, you’re missing out. Beyond their roles as project managers, administrative assistants and accountants, they’re people with families, friends and dreams for the future. There’s a common misconception that things need to be strictly professional between bosses… Read More »

End Your Interview on a High Note by Asking One of These Questions

For most of a job interview, you’re in the hot seat. Whether you’re vying for temp agency jobs or a direct hire gig, you have to patiently answer as many questions as it takes the interviewer to gauge your fit for the job. This continues until the end, when the tables turn and you get… Read More »

Is a Second Job on the Weekends Worth the Extra Stress and Decreased Social Life? We Think So!

Like most people, you look forward to the weekends as a time to kick back, relax and have some fun. You enjoy nothing more than leaving work on Friday and not giving it another thought until Monday morning. However, sometimes it’s necessary to make sacrifices to get ahead in life. If you’re not happy in… Read More »

What’s Going on This March in the Lehigh Valley

The weather outside is still a bit chilly, but don’t let that ruin your fun this month! Always an exciting place to live, the Lehigh Valley — especially Allentown — has plenty to offer this March. If you’ve been staying in to avoid the cold, it’s time to come out of hiding and reunite with… Read More »

Is Your Job Adding Increased Stress and Pressure to Your Relationship? Here’s How to Fix It!

Your job is a big part of your life, so if you’re not happy at work, it’s probably impacting you in more ways than one — including your relationship. An all-too-common stressor, 80% of Americans are stressed at work, according to a 2014 survey conducted by Nielsen for Everest College. To some degree, work stress… Read More »

Employees Looking a Little Tired? Maybe It’s Your Management Style Holding Them Back!

Being the boss comes with a lot of pressure. If one of your employees makes a colossal mistake, your reputation is on the line, so it’s only natural that you want to maintain control. However, there’s a big difference between being involved and micromanaging. If your team appears perpetually tired, stressed and eager to avoid… Read More »

Ditch the Turkey Sandwich for These Creative Lunch Ideas That Will Make Your Coworkers Jealous!

It’s time to face the truth — your lunch is boring. Of course, you already know this, because you regularly take one look at that turkey sandwich and opt to head out to eat instead. Lunch should be one of the brightest times of the day, but you’re choosing to make it dull. Little do… Read More »

Get Out and Enjoy February in the Lehigh Valley

The weather outside is a bit frightful, but there’s plenty of indoor fun to be had this February in the Lehigh Valley. Bundle up and get out of hibernation, because you don’t want to miss out on all the exciting activities happening right in your backyard. This is also a great time of year to… Read More »

How to Better Address Time Management with Your Employees in 2017

Time is money, and chances are, your employees are wasting more of it than you realize. Shockingly — or maybe not so — 69% of those polled in the 2014 Salary.com Wasting Time at Work Survey admitted to slacking off at least a little each day. A new year is a great time to make… Read More »

Five Reasons to Set Quantifiable Goals for 2017

The new year has officially arrived, so it’s time to start figuring out how you’re going to rock it. It doesn’t matter if 2016 was your best or worst year to-date, because whatever happened last year is in the books and only 2017 is important now. January is the time to start setting goals for… Read More »