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Alternative Staffing Inc. is a Veteran owned staffing company doing business in the Chicago land area for over 20 years. Our company is on a mission to reach out to veterans and help raise awareness and programs, to hire individuals with military experience for employment opportunities with the long term benefits of being a true… Read more »

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High school graduates have been hearing this refrain for many years: If you want to get ahead in life, you need to attend college. And while a Bachelor’s degree can be one path to success, it certainly isn’t the only one. Because so many of the country’s students have been led to believe that there… Read more »

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Injuries on the job costs billions annually in the United States, and can cost the worker and employer time and money. Instead of shelling out big bucks in the first place, employers should take preventative measures seriously if they want to keep their workers healthy and money in their pockets. RSI is caused primarily by… Read more »

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A temporary job assignment is a terrific way to pick up new skills and experience with little long-term commitment. If you have a good attitude and meet your work requirements, your temp position might even turn into a permanent position, if that’s what you’re looking for. If you’re looking to make a lasting impression, it’s… Read more »

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Many individuals choose careers in manufacturing or warehouse employment because it allows you to interact with likeminded people and not have to worry about the emotional hassle of customer service. When it is time to move on and start job hunting, the interviewing process can feel way out of your comfort zone, but it’s important… Read more »

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Creating a resume can seem like a daunting task when prospective employers are known to comb through every inch of it if they’re interested, or toss it when there are red flags. Your resume can set you apart from the hordes of other online applicants, so it has to make a great first impression. Unfortunately,… Read more »

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When you’re on your feet all day, the workday wears on your body. Standing in one place can cause back pain, headaches, and general fatigue. Walking on hard floors can give you tight muscles and lower back pain. And the tenser your body becomes, the more prone you become to aches, pains, and injury.  As… Read more »

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Everyone runs a little late, right? Not true. Sometimes it can seem that way, and in our ever-more-distracted lives it can feel nearly impossible to be on time all the time. But when it comes to your professional commitments, being on time is about a lot more than punching the clock when your boss tells… Read more »