Errand Solutions Blog

November 09, 2015 @ 9:07am

http://errandsolutions.com/sites/errandsolutions.com/assets/images/BlogPosts/revolving-door.jpgWhen I first moved to Chicago, I found an awesome apartment with two friends. We were living on our own, for the first time in the big city, and we had two floors and a garage and a killer back yard with a giant grill. It was pretty much the dream of any 22-year-old college grad.

But then, the real world set in. After a few months, one of the guys missed Iowa too much and decided to move back home. So my roommate and I were left with an empty room in a great apartment.

September 15, 2015 @ 10:20am

http://www.errandsolutions.com/sites/errandsolutions.com/assets/images/BlogPosts/iStock_000023096297_Small.jpgI’ve only been in the work force for a few years, but like many young professionals, I did a lot of research before choosing my industry. I looked at a ton of companies, but I never came across any that offers a benefit like custom concierge services. In fact, before I joined the Errand Solutions team, I wasn’t even aware that this type of company existed. Vacation days and health insurance are great, but they aren’t enough. 

August 26, 2015 @ 3:36pm

http://www.errandsolutions.com/sites/errandsolutions.com/assets/images/eblasts/iStock_000005177840_small.jpgErrand Solutions is always growing and we’re about to welcome a new executive assistant to our team! As her start-date approaches, it got me thinking about the best ways we can welcome her to the HUB. While Errand Solutions is a small company, these welcoming tips can work for a company of any size. So whether your company has 50 employees or 500, a new employee should feel as if they’re joining a family, which they are. Here are some great ways to do just that:

June 29, 2015 @ 10:00am

http://www.errandsolutions.com/sites/errandsolutions.com/assets/images/BlogPosts/blackhawks.jpgErrand Solutions’ corporate office is located in downtown Chicago, so it’s no surprise that many of us happen to be Blackhawks fans. And with our team winning the coveted Stanley Cup this year, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about winning performances. The fact is: every successful business is dependent on their employees. But even if you have an outstanding lineup, without motivation, those players aren’t going to win an MVP award anytime soon. So how do you motivate your team members to win? Let’s break it down into three simple periods:

June 11, 2015 @ 4:13pm

Starting my second summer internship, I was curious how much of a difference it makes for college students to have an internship and why companies need interns. Turns out, internships are actually mutually beneficial to both the intern and the company. An internship is what you make of it; if you want to succeed you have to work hard. Here are some of the advantages of an internship.