How to Reduce Workplace Stress For Employees

…Job stress costs U.S. industry more than $300 billion a year in absenteeism, turnover, diminished productivity, and medical, legal and insurance costs. It’s no coincidence that employee stress is directly related to lower profit margins, poor team morale, and high turnover. According to the American Psychological Association, “With 65 percent of U.S. employees citing work

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Creed Consulting Group Partners with South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault to Make a Difference

SCCADVASA, (South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault), is the statewide coalition of organizations which provides intervention services to victims and survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault as well as prevention training to companies and organizations who may be affected. Our mission in partnering with SCCADVASA, is to draw attention to the

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The Cost of a Bad Hire

One of the top questions we receive as a staffing agency is, “why should we use your service”? There are many answers and sales pitches clients will hear from our competitors on why their services should be used. We want to offer up the bottom line reason. You should always consider using an agency, whether

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National Skilled Trades Day

Across the nation, many businesses require highly skilled workers to fill a multitude of trades in the healthcare, construction, manufacturing/industry, and service categories. Anyone can learn trades in a variety of fields from machinery and construction to medical and beauty. Whether you’re interested in becoming a chef or mechanic, working as a medical coder or

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Our Top 5 Bizarre Call-Out Excuses

As an agency specializing in people, we have heard the gamut in excuses. We aren’t talking about your often joked about “the dog ate my homework” type of excuse. The tales we have heard over phone and email are enough to make you move happy hour to noon! So grab your flask and mix a

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The Best (and Worst) Job Search Boards

We have all been there. Scouring Job Search boards for the best candidate or the perfect opportunity, only to be disappointed in the process. We have compiled a short list of our favorite Job Search Boards and a few tips to assist in making your efforts on each one more efficient. Monster We start out

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The Jobseekers Guide to Employment Terms

A definitive source for learning about career, job-hunting, and employment terms — from the team at Creed Consulting Group This glossary of employment terms is designed to give job-seekers a quick definition only. If you’re looking for a more detailed description please check out this link. Accomplishments — These are the achievements you have had

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What to Say (and Not Say) in a Post-Interview Thank You Email

We have all been there. You just landed an interview with your dream company and the sit down went exceedingly well. Now you want to keep your name at the top of the consideration list, but how? This is where a tried-and-true old fashioned “Thank you” will come in handy. With modern technology at our fingertips,

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The Ultimate Guide to Strange Interview Questions

After over a decade in the business, Creed Consulting Group’s team members and direct hire consultants have seen and heard it all when it comes to interview questions. Over the past several years, interviewers have attempted to elicit a completely honest response from candidates by catching them off guard using creative interview…and often times awkward,

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Why Hiring Veterans is a Smart Business Move

Creed Consulting Group prides itself on partnering with qualified veterans of the US Military. Not only is this a way to show our appreciation for their sacrifices, but also assists with the often stressful transition to civilian life. Veterans bring so much more to the table than many of them share in a cover letter

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