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Welcome, Shannon Quinn, Marketing and Social Media

Posted on: June 14, 2018

When Shannon Quinn was offered the chance to head up marketing and social media at Friday Staffing, she felt like she’d found the perfect career. “Building relationships is vital in today’s job market, and it’s important to do that face-to-face…

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Welcome, Katelyn Douglas, Friday’s Newest Director of First Impressions

Posted on: June 6, 2018

Katelyn Douglas has a seven-week-old puppy who’s keeping her up at night, but that hasn’t dampened her enthusiasm about her new role as Director of First Impressions at Friday Staffing. “I love it here,” says Katelyn, who started in May….

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3 Ways To Make the Most of a Boring Job

Posted on: June 5, 2018

                An interesting post by Douglas LaBier Ph.D. in Psychology Today, “Feeling Bored at Work? Three Reasons Why and What Can Free You” suggests that workplace boredom can be as stressful and as damaging…

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Stress: A Silent Killer in the Workplace

Posted on: April 6, 2018

More of us will die of a stress-related condition than from infection or old age.1   A young lady confidently walked around the room with a raised glass of water while explaining stress management to an audience. Everybody expected her to ask, ‘half…

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How to Work with Imperfect People

Posted on: February 22, 2018

 “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.”   Like most people, I spent my entire career working for and with other people. As I retired and left corporate America, it occurred to me…

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Meet Our New Operations Manager, Theresa McDowell!

Posted on: January 2, 2018

The position of Operations Manager is crucial for any business to run smoothly and efficiently. While responsibilities vary depending on the size and purpose of the company, Operations Managers generally work behind-the-scenes to oversee the company’s production of goods or…

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Welcome 2018! Thank You, Eblen Charities

Posted on: December 15, 2017

For many, the holiday season is a time for joy and gatherings with family and friends. For others, however, it can be a difficult season of financial hardships, grief, or health concerns. We feel so fortunate to be part of…

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Happy 25th Anniversary, Continental! Thank You for Bringing More Jobs to WNC

Posted on: October 21, 2017

In 1992, when Continental Corporation’s Morganton (NC) operation opened its facility doors, it was an exciting day in Burke County. Over the years, Continental has hired many WNC residents and helped them reach their professional goals. On October 17, 2017,…

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Behind the Scenes at Friday’s: 5 Things Every Applicant Should Know

Posted on: October 11, 2017

Getting a new job should be easy. At Friday Staffing, we want to help remove any obstacles that can come between qualified applicants and a perfect new position. Our team of Staffing Generalists, Directors of First Impressions, Staffing Coordinators, and…

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Career Goals: How One Welding Student Earns Degree and a Paycheck

Posted on: September 29, 2017

At Friday Staffing, we are always excited to help people find opportunities to grow personally and professionally. Oftentimes, the people we match with jobs are hoping to split their time between school and work so they can earn a degree…

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