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Recession Preparation

It’s an interesting time to be in business.  As a manufacturing & supply chain centric recruiter, we tend to have a different set of lenses into the things that are happening both on Wall Street ...

How did we come up with the name “TYGES?”

Every once in awhile someone asks me how did we come up with the company name – TYGES? As the story goes, I bought a franchise from MRINetwork back in the summer of 2002 after ...

BBQ for a Cause

This past Sunday (June 30, 2019), the Rotary Club of The Historic Triangle out of Williamsburg VA put on its 2nd Annual Williamsburg Pro-AM BBQ Cook-off. TYGES was a primary sponsor again this year and ...

fernweh

I love words.  Words can be compelling enough to lift people up and help them realize their dreams.  Foreign words that are unique in their meaning and without an English equivalent absolutely fascinate me. “Fernweh” ...
People jumping for joy

What’s in a mission statement?

Over the years, I’ve been asked a common question in many different forms – What do I stand for?  Since starting TYGES back in 2002, my goal was to change the approach and deliver a ...

Military Brats

At TYGES, we honor those who have sacrificed so much for our great nation. Today we are honoring an often unspoken group of people who are so vital to our military members, and that group ...

Shark Tank Virginia

At TYGES, our mission is “We’re here to make good things happen for other people.”  Yes we are recruiters but we do so much more than just help clients find people. We impact the communities ...
Ted Talk Leadership

Our Top 3 TED Talks on Leadership

https://www.ted.com/talks/chieh_huang_confessions_of_a_recovering_micromanager Think about the most tired you've ever been at work. It probably wasn't when you stayed late or came home from a road trip -- chances are it was when you had someone looking ...
Purple Squirrel

Where have all the candidates gone?

Throughout my recruiting years, I’ve noticed that qualified and interested candidates are becoming harder and harder to find. I’ve often wondered, "Are employers being too picky or not paying enough for talent?" Purple squirrel is ...
girl riding a horse courage

Core Value – Courage

We are wrapping up our series in highlighting the TYGES core values that help us achieve our mission of “We’re here to make good things happen for other people.” Over the past month, we spoke ...
CASA logo

Supporting Colonial CASA

If you know anything about TYGES, you know our mission is “We’re here to make good things happen for other people.”  Yes, this applies to the client, companies, and individuals we assist with on a ...
Millennial

What Do Millennials Want?

I grew up in a middle-class family where my dad worked for the same corporation for 35+years. He worked hard, had a predictable way about his everyday life, and instilled in me a work ethic ...
Determination

Core Value – Determination

As we continue to spotlight our core values here at our TYGES to help us achieve our mission of “We’re here to make good things happen for other people,” determination is up next.  We stay ...
Accountability

Core Value – Accountability

As we continue to spotlight our core values here at our TYGES to help us achieve our mission of “We’re here to make good things happen for other people”, accountability is up next.  Accountability is ...
respect

Core Value – Respect

Spotlighting the second of five core values at TYGES is respect. ”We are mindful of our conduct and its impact on others”.  This value aligns well with our mission – “We’re here to make good ...
Integrity spelled out in scrabble

Talking about Core Values

The first of our five core values, integrity, is a major pillar in supporting our overall mission: “We’re here to make good things happen for other people.” Yes, we will be honest and ethical in ...
Budget and planning

The budget is approved. Now what?

  This is the time of the year when most business leaders are getting their budgets approved and reviewing last month’s progress toward their new annual goals. Many leaders will find out that results are ...

Clarity and the New England Patriots. What do they have in common?

Let me start this conversation by saying I'm not a Patriots fan. In fact, they are considered the enemy to my lowly Miami Dolphins who have brought nothing but disappointment for the past three decades. ...
Donations to Humane Society

Animals need donations too

Bring on the puppy breath! Last week, our Georgia office played Santa to some adorable puppies and kitties. You can give back in many forms and Katrina, Carol, and JT decided to donate treats, food, ...
Santa's Workshop

Backpacks for the homeless

And the backpacks were packed and placed under the tree with care. In Williamsburg, we stepped away from our desks and spent #NationalGivingDay in our own Santa’s Workshop. We assembled backpacks filled with necessities like ...