Is the Key to a Better Work-Life Balance, A New Job?

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There are many factors that contribute to a healthy work-life balance: hours, your boss, your commute, etc. But are these aspects you can change in your current role, or could a new job be the solution? Here are some critical factors to take into consideration. Commute Time “The national average commute time in the U.S…. Read more »

First, Second, Third… What Shift Works Best For You?

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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 »

Is There a Gap in Your Work History? How to Effectively Explain Resume Gaps

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We all know that resume gaps aren’t ideal and can hurt your chances of landing a job. But they don’t have to be a deal-breaker and damage your resume. Follow this advice when talking to interviewers. Prepare for the Conversation You can pretty much bet that a hiring manager will ask about resume gaps during… Read more »

5 Things Job Seekers Want During Their Job Search

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Hiring talented employees is vital to the long-term success of a business. Unfortunately, this is often easier said than done, and many companies struggle with their recruitment. In fact, “42 percent of employers are worried they won’t be able to find the talent they need,” according to the recruitment software company, Talentnow.   Here are five things job seekers… Read more »

5 Ways to Turn Your Job Into a Career

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You got a temp job — great! You love it — even better! Now it’s time to follow these five tips to turn your job into a full-time career. 1. Learn as Much as You Can About the Company A big part of succeeding at any job is knowing the company inside and out. And… Read more »

Easy Ways to Get Yourself Noticed on LinkedIn

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With 562 million users as of mid-2018, LinkedIn is one of today’s top resources for job seekers. There are abundant opportunities, and it provides you with an excellent way to connect with hiring managers. But in order to be successful, you need your profile to stand out. Here are some easy ways to get yourself… Read more »

4 Soft Skills Every Manager Needs to Succeed

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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 »

6 Safety Precautions Warehouse Workers Can Take Into Their Own Hands

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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 »