Celebrating our 60 year anniversary: 1957 to 1967 ~ our first decade

March 7th, we celebrate 60 years in business, serving client companies and candidates in the Fox Valley area  and greater metropolitan Chicago! To honor this landmark anniversary in our business success, we’re featuring a decade by decade review of those 60 years, starting with 1957 to 1967. Our founder, Ruby Frank During World War II,… Read more »

Frank’s TEAM: meet Elyse!

Congratulations to Elyse Williamson, who recently celebrated 18 years as a staffmember for Frank’s Employment! As a valued member of our team, Elyse is Talented in listening to the needs of her client employers and prospective candidates, Energetic in her commitment to placing top-notch local employees, Active in using technologies to aide the staffing and… Read more »

My gardening surprise and your job search

Yesterday morning, while the maintenance guy serviced our home air conditioner, I took advantage of the bright sunshine and extra time to do a little gardening. My front flowerbed, extending 3-4 feet from the foundation of the house, is always the one I put off weeding, trimming, and tending because the soil is so poor…. Read more »

Sweet surprises in recent interviews and hiring processes

Sometimes people inadvertently tell you exactly what you need to know. Connie Boland, former Office Manager for Frank’s Employment, used to say that to our staffing consultants to ease the frustration of an applicant whose choices disappoint us. Someone who schedules and confirms an interview, but doesn’t appear and doesn’t give us the courtesy of… Read more »

Back to School Rituals

Growing up in a family of public school teachers and life-long learners, the last days of August were my favorite time of year.  So many back-to-school rituals. Buying the new school supplies needed for the next grade level.  Finding new clothes and new shoes, having outgrown the ones that fit just a year ago.  Anticipating… Read more »

My Thursday smile

I met my husband for lunch yesterday at Smitty’s On The Corner in downtown St. Charles.  Their fast, friendly service and tasty food  is plenty of reason to grin.  But yesterday there was an extra and unexpected reason to smile. Ahead of me in line there were two young boys.  Unaccompanied by adults, I’m guessing… Read more »

Perseverance: life skills from the basketball court

I grew up in Indiana, so “Hoosier Hysteria” for basketball is more prevalent in my bloodstream than are red blood cells. As a graduate of Indiana University, it comes as no surprise to family and friends that I’m a huge fan of their men’s basketball team. I knew this would be a rough year for… Read more »