Integrity Staffing Solutions
best of staffing 2020 client rgb
Tags

The Benefits of Working While in College

Working part-time while you complete your education can bring many advantages, both in the present life and in your future success in life. At Integrity Staffing Solutions, we have placed many students on temporary, seasonal or part-time assignments that help them get a head start on their careers, learn life skills, or simply earn some extra cash to help with essential expenses or fun indulgences. We’re happy to report that most of them wouldn’t trade the experience for anything in the world. Here are some reasons why.

 

Money smarts.

You may have heard or read about money management, but there’s nothing like hands-on practice to make it really sink in. Saving and budgeting get much more real when it’s your hard-earned money in question instead of your parents’.

 

Time management.

This is one of those life skills we talked about earlier. Having responsibilities to a job as well as to schoolwork, play time and rest time will help you learn to balance, prioritize and schedule your activities.

 

Experience.

Part-time or temporary work in your chosen field is an excellent way to get your foot in the door and your career off the ground. If the job isn’t in your projected career path, you will still learn professional basics such as answering to a boss and getting along with co-workers. Plus, it will look great on your resume when you start looking for a full-time position after graduation.

 

Contacts.

Even if you don’t go back to your part-time employer after you graduate, you will have acquired some valuable connections with people in your industry who could provide references or referrals to your dream job.

 

Juggling work and school can be difficult. But when you consider what a competitive edge it gives you in so many ways, we believe almost everyone should give it a try. The rewards are yours to reap.

 
Tags

You might be interested in...

3.23.20
Now Is the Time to Expand Your Skillsets
  Why should you do it now? Several reasons.   First, the obvious one: the sooner you acquire valuable skills, the sooner you can be making more money.   Second, there's a major skills shortage in the job market right now. Employers simply can't find enough workers for their open jobs. It's caused by a number of social factors, including: The Baby Boomer generation leaving the workforce and not enough people in later generations to fill all the gaps The cost of a college degree skyrocketing out of reach for the vast majority of the population The speed with which businesses have transformed their operations in the digital world   Last but not least, Integrity associates now have access to Next Step U (in partnership with leading online education institution, Penn Foster) for completely free educational programs. You've got nothing to lose, and a lot to gain!   What skills are in the highest demand by employers? You may have heard that the shortages are mostly...
Read More
3.17.20
Teleworking for COVID-19 and Beyond
  The current pandemic didn't start this trend, but it has definitely accelerated it. Even before COVID-19 came on the horizon, Gallup research showed that 43% of U.S. employees work remotely some or all of the time. And some predictions have the traditional 9-to-5 job being pretty much history by 2030.   Now, thousands of businesses all over the world — beginning with the financial centers in Shanghai and Hong Kong — have practically shuttered their physical offices and converted to the new virtual reality of remote workers.   Here's how to join what Time Magazine calls the "World's Largest Work-from-Home Experiment" with minimal friction and maximum productivity. What you learn now by necessity will likely benefit your company even when the need is past.   Establish Expectations from the Start Workers should know exactly what they need to produce and on what timetable. Make instructions as detailed as possible.   Communication is Key Teams should hold regular...
Read More
3.10.20
How to Achieve Supplier Diversity
  Integrity Staffing Solutions is committed to diversity among its suppliers as well as its workforce. We believe it's our differences that make us all stronger, and that what really matters are the core values of ambition, work ethic and integrity. This policy of deliberate inclusion helps us understand and anticipate the real needs of our clients, no matter who they are.   We'd like to share with you the basics of our Supplier Diversity Program.   1. Establish a process. We have found that with the best intentions in the world, action won't get taken until there's a defined program and assigned responsibilities. Our active Supplier Diversity Department is the starting point and facilitator for prospective diversity businesses, from answering initial questions to directing suppliers to the appropriate decision maker.   2. Qualify the business. It must be at least 51% owned and controlled/operated by a U.S. citizen and one of the following categories: African American...
Read More
General

Title

More Info
You need an account to do that Set up an account Never Mind

Please register for an account first. If you already have one, log in here.