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Employee turnover is one of the hot button items of 2020. Not only can it put a damper on morale, but turnover can also be very costly.  In fact, “some studies (such as SHRM) predict that every time a business replaces a salaried employee, it costs 6 to 9 month’s salary on average.” Here are… Read more »

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Not being selected for a job after the long job search and interview process can be difficult, but that just means you’re one step closer to success. This can work to your benefit and how to continue your job search. Getting “No’s” is an Inevitable Part of the Process On average, a job seeker will… Read more »

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Asking for a reference can feel awkward, so it’s easy to turn to a friend. But, is asking a friend your best option? Let’s analyze to see if this is acceptable or not. What the Experts Say Generally speaking, you shouldn’t use a friend as a professional reference if you’ve never worked together. Although they… Read more »

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Forklift safety is essential to a warehouse workplace. But, forklift safety isn’t just in the hands of the driver — everyone in the warehouse needs to be aware of safety responsibilities. Here are some essential forklift safety tips, even if you’re not the one driving. Set a Speed Limit According to the Material Handling Equipment… Read more »

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Background screening is one of the final steps of the hiring process, and sometimes can be the longest part. Here are five tips for streamlining background checks and making them more efficient. 1. Only Find Essential Information Employment background checks can unearth a lot of information, including criminal records, drug screening, work history, driving records,… Read more »

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LinkedIn is one of the top social media platforms for professional networking. As of mid-2019, roughly 610 million people used LinkedIn to make business connections and find jobs. And it can be highly effective when used correctly. From connections to posting to commenting and liking, here are some of the best ways to manage your… Read more »

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There are pros and cons to every shift in the workday. For some employees, working earlier hours during first shift is ideal. For others, it’s more practical to work during the night with third shift. Here’s how to find out which option is best for you based on your interests and needs. First Shift This… Read more »

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When you’re job hunting, you need to be careful about what you write, say, or how you apply. This is crucial for making a positive impression on recruiters and landing an interview. Here are some common mistakes that job seekers make and how to avoid them. Not Researching a Company You’re Applying With  It’s important… Read more »

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It can be beneficial to have multiple interviews to fill a position. This allows the employer to gain more valuable information about the candidate and make a well-informed decision. But how many rounds of interviews are truly necessary? In this post, we’ll find out. A General Rule There is no definitive number as to how… Read more »

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Your resume should be written to showcase the unique talents that you can bring to a job and be based on sound strategies. Here are some tips on what you should include in your resume. 1. Use Relevant Keywords Adding relevant keywords throughout your resume accomplishes two main things. First, it increases the likelihood that… Read more »