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July 27, 2021

#WFH Trust

March 13, 2020 was the day most businesses in Michigan sent their staff home. Michigan's unemployment rate hit 24.0 in April of 2020 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nationwide, unemployment rose by 4....


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July 27, 2021

The Loss of the Handshake

COVID-19 has not only changed our personal lives, but it has also changed the way we conduct business. Today’s focus is how we can avoid the spread of germs. Ironically, according to Times Magazine, the stapled ha...


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July 27, 2021

Virtual Interviews: Best Practices

Eyes on you: Make sure you are behind a blank wall. That will help limit distractions.Be prepared: Just like any other interview, have your resume on-hand to reference along with any questions you may have.Silence is go...


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July 27, 2021

TEC tips: How to work best at home

Working from home can be a big change. And it can take a toll on you! TEC Group, Inc. is here to weaken the blow of being stuck at home with these helpful tips. schedule chunks of time in the day for specific work...


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July 27, 2021

TEC Jeep Easter Egg hunt

Our TEC Jeep drivers went on their own Easter Egg hunt and found some fun creatures on their vehicles! You can submit your Jeep Easter Eggs at socialmedia@tec.biz! ...


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July 27, 2021

Looking back at the Polar Plunge

As we take this time at home, many of us are looking back at happier memories. For our team here at TEC, we have been thinking about one specific memory; The Polar Plunge 2020. The Polar Plunge raises money for th...


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July 27, 2021

COVID-19 Resources

Michiganders along with the rest of the nation is in this for the long haul. And we are all feeling the emotional impact as days, weeks, even months go by. We want to ensure that you have the resources you need fr...


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July 27, 2021

TECs’ favorite recipes

Recipe #1 - Crater Cake Our team is making the best of the stay-at-home order. They are cooking up some good eats! Taylor Kelly with Client Services made Crater Cake with her dad! Click the picture to find t...


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July 27, 2021

CARES Act breakdown

We are in an unpredictable time in our lives. The worlds’ state is unprecedented, and rules are always changing. The CARES Act (The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security Act) was passed recently. Click...


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July 27, 2021

TEC teams up with United Way

We are all hurting right now. Michigan’s Stay-At-Home Order started on March 16th and has been extended until May 15th. By that time we will have been isolated for two months. If you are struggling for food, shelt...


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July 27, 2021

Your 2.2 Second Interview

First Impressions Your looks should be irrelevant to your ability to fill a job opening. Make it easier for the interviewer to hear what you have to say by not distracting them with a flashy or unclean appearance. ...


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July 27, 2021

STAR Method Interviewing

Behavior-Based Interviewing Behavioral-based interviewing is a big term that just means that interview answers should be framed as stories. Hiring managers know that you can tell them whatever they want to hear. For ...


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July 27, 2021

Resumes 101

What to put on a resume How long have you been staring at that blank page? Well, stop stressing and start filling the page! After all, you can’t edit words that don’t exist. Formatting preferences are subjective, so ...


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July 27, 2021

6 Big Attributes to Demonstrate in an Interview

The Obvious Answer Aside from qualifications, like work experience and know-how, employers want their employees to possess certain “soft skills.” Before we tell you what the most commonly desired skills are, let’s st...


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July 27, 2021

5 Interview Speaking Hacks

Talk the talk The perfect answers to interview questions won’t get you hired if the interviewer is asleep. This is your wakeup call. Use it wisely. 1. Name names Do you have a name-deflecting brain? If you said...


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July 27, 2021

Winning LinkedIn Part 1: Profiles

Although you may feel like you already have, you can’t apply for every job. The reality is, companies have dozens of job boards to choose from. Some only post jobs on their own site and still others don’t formally post ...


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July 27, 2021

3 Interview Body Language Must-Haves

Body Language Imagine that you need to have your gallbladder removed. The surgery isn’t too risky, but you probably still want to be able to trust the person who’s going to open up your body and remove an organ. B...


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July 27, 2021

Winning LinkedIn Part 2: Jobs Settings

Not only does the Jobs tab function as a typical job board, but it also has a pretty cool dynamic with the rest of the platform. Since LinkedIn is for all professional, not just the ones looking for jobs, the top of the...


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July 27, 2021

Winning LinkedIn Part 3: Premium

When you reach the point where you’ve already applied for all of the jobs that LinkedIn is suggesting, you will probably cry. But then remember, there’s no problem that money can’t solve (not really, but there’s a reaso...


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July 27, 2021

Our Benefits Offerings

Working for a contract house isn’t as different from traditional employment as some people think. Most positions that TEC Group offers are full-time and indefinitely on-going. The primary differences are that TEC signs ...


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July 27, 2021

3 Ways to Expand Your Resume Today

You know the job market is competitive when “entry-level” jobs require 2-3 years of experience. It makes me wonder if there are pre-beginner positions somewhere that I don’t know about. I once sought advice from a re...


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July 27, 2021

An Introvert’s Guide to Networking Lunches

Networking “Networking” is a buzzword you hear from the very second you begin thinking about a career. So, is networking exploiting friends and strangers alike to get ahead? Definitely not. Networking is about sharin...


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July 27, 2021

The 7 Networking Avengers

Networks are like alliances; you have (and are) a go-to person for specific situations. Each of your professional relationships is uniquely valuable. For example, if you ever need acorns cleared from your yard, Squirrel...


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July 27, 2021

5 Networking Assets You Didn’t Know You Had

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July 27, 2021

4 Tips for Phone Interviewing

Phone interviews can range in importance from being a simple “get to know you” to being a “one and done” decision-making interview. Many companies opt to screen candidates over the phone before inviting them into the of...


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July 27, 2021

“Tell Me About Yourself”

From the endless list of job interview questions, there’s one any candidate is sure to encounter: “Tell me about yourself.” Although it’s not technically a question, the response acts as a candidate’s grand entrance. ...


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July 27, 2021

Welcome ASI

We are proud to announce that ASI (formerly known as Associated Staffing Inc.) is the newest member of our family of companies. For those who were looking for ASI and were redirected to TEC’s site, you’re in the right s...


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July 27, 2021

Taking control of your nerves

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