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Managers require a unique set of skills to be successful. They need technical (or hard) skills like industry knowledge and knowledge of organizational processes. But, they also need some specific soft skills that aren’t always so obvious. Here are four of the most important soft skills to look for when hiring for a management position…. Read more »

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You really want to find a job, so you decide to turn to the experts at a staffing agency. The only issue is you’re not quite sure how the process works. Here are the fundamentals of what you need to know and how to start working with a staffing agency. Decide Which Type of Jobs… Read more »

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Recent grads — it’s the end of the summer, which means it’s time to get down to business on your job search. When creating a resume, do you know when you should include your GPA? Let’s find out. Data From a Relevant Study One particular study was performed to determine just how big of a… Read more »

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Partnering with a staffing agency is a smart move for many businesses. This gives you access to a vast network of skilled employees and can dramatically improve your recruiting as well as other areas of operations. But in order to succeed, it’s crucial to build a strong relationship with your staffing agency. Here are some… Read more »

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Maybe you were quite happy with your job initially, but over time your contentment has dwindled. If you’re unsure about whether you’re satisfied with your current position, ask yourself these five questions to determine if it’s time to start looking for a new job. 1. You Dread Each Workday The thought of going to work… Read more »

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Facebook is the biggest social network by a landslide. There were over 2.3 billion active users as of the second quarter of 2018, which means nearly a third of the world now has a Facebook account. The number of features has grown immensely, with one of the newer ones being Facebook Jobs. Here’s what you… Read more »

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Working in a warehouse means you’re exposed to certain dangers on a daily basis. Whether it’s dealing with pallet racks, driving a forklift or loading/unloading materials, you need to be aware of your surroundings and remain diligent about safety. While your employer likely makes significant efforts, there are several ways you can take safety into… Read more »

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Sexual harassment is a serious problem affecting today’s workplace. A 2016 study by the EEOC found that approximately one in four women reported having experienced sexual harassment in the workplace at some point. Besides the mental and physical toll it takes, it costs companies millions with the EEOC recovering $164.5 million in 2015 alone for… Read more »

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Here’s the situation. You’ve been put a lot of time and energy into your job search and have ultimately received multiple offers from two or more companies. This is certainly a good problem to have. You want to handle the situation correctly and land the best position for you. Here are some tips to ensure… Read more »

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While some co-workers may be difficult, a toxic co-worker brings a distinctive brand of disharmony to the workplace. Abby Curnow-Chaves outlines some common behaviors in the Harvard Business Review including: Backstabbing, criticizing and blaming Gossiping and spreading rumors Hoarding information Purposely undermining others If this sounds like someone you work with, here are some do’s… Read more »