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When it comes time to job search, people tend to shy away from working with a recruiter. However, partnering with the right staffing agency can potentially lead to a career breakthrough and help match you with a job that’s a great fit. Let’s break down everything you need to know, start to finish, about working with a recruiter.   Recruiters Operate in Two Ways  There… Read more »

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Looking for a job after college graduation can be intimidating. But it can feel even more difficult when you want a job in an industry outside of the field you majored in. Here’s advice on what to do in this situation.    Make Sure You’re Qualified  The good news is there are plenty of jobs out there, many of which… Read more »

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Working long nights might not sound appealing, but we have a few points that could change your mind. Here are six benefits of working the night shift. 1. Easier Commute “The average travel time to work in the United States is 25.4 minutes,” according to WNYC. Double that when coming home, and you’re looking at… Read more »

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Forklifts are an integral part of a warehouse and make it more efficient and productive. Unfortunately, they can also be dangerous, with 34,900 serious injuries involving forklift accidents occurring each year. When hiring forklift operators, ensuring they’re trained and certified is a must. Now, virtual reality is putting a new twist on making sure your… Read more »

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Summer is the perfect time for side work to generate extra income. The only problem is juggling full-time and part-time work can become overwhelming and lead to burnout. If you feel like you’re getting overwhelmed working two jobs, check out these tips. Organize Your Workweek For starters, it’s helpful to schedule your workweek in advance… Read more »

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Summer months mean hot weather, which can create safety concerns for many workers. Issues can range from relatively minor heat cramps to more serious and even life-threatening conditions like heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Here are five tips to help you beat the heat and stay safe on the job. 1. Wear Protective Clothing and Sunglasses… Read more »

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Technology has transformed the modern workplace and makes employees more efficient and productive. Having a basic idea of certain tech knowledge tends to make you a more desirable candidate and can increase your chances of landing a job. Here are some specific types of technology you’ll need to be familiar with in 2019. Microsoft Microsoft… Read more »

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Following safety techniques is important in all workplaces, but it’s especially critical in a warehouse. This environment presents numerous safety threats. There are 5.5 workplace injuries recorded for every 100 full-time workers in the warehouse industry, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here are five specific ways to improve safety in your warehouse. 1…. Read more »

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No matter how you do it, leaving a job can be awkward. When resigning from a position, you want to do it with tact and follow best practices. Here are some tips for putting in your two-weeks notice and leaving on good terms. Talk to Your Boss One-on-One Most experts agree your boss is the… Read more »

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You just applied to a job and you’re excited! You waited two weeks to follow up on your application, but now what? You want to email them again! But should you? Let’s find out if being too eager could be a bad thing. Respecting a Hiring Manager’s Schedule Following up after submitting an application is… Read more »