Posts Categorized: Career Tips

Essential Safety Tips for Every Forklift Operator

safety tips for every forklift operator

Forklifts are no joke. They’re massive, heavy pieces of equipment that deserve respect and must be operated safely at all times.  Did you know: The Occupational Health and Safety Administration says forklifts cause an estimated 34,900 injuries and 85 fatal incidents every year? At least a quarter of those could’ve been prevented with better training. … Read more »

5 Skills Every Assembler Should Have

5 skills for every assembler

Do you enjoy taking things apart, only to put them together again? Does a box of pieces and parts fill you with excitement, not dread? Can you repair an item without having any spare pieces left over?  If the answer to those questions is yes, there’s one more for you to consider: Have you ever… Read more »

Research You Should Do Before a Job Interview

interview tips

Here’s something you might not have thought about previously: Now that you have the interview, have you done your research on the company?  It’s essential to do a little homework about your potential future employer before you have an initial meeting (whether in-person or over the phone). After all, the job needs to be a… Read more »

Small and Powerful Updates to Make to Your Resume

Resume Tips

The best thing you can do for your career, especially if you’re looking for a new job is to update your resume.  It’s the first thing hiring managers to see when they’re going through candidates, and it’s in your best interest to make your achievements and talents stand out.  But how do you make the… Read more »

How to Prepare for a Career Boost Post- COVID-19

career post-COVID

The world has changed pretty dramatically in the past few months. Millions have found themselves without jobs while industries have been forcibly shuttered in the name of safety.  When companies start to open their doors again and begin hiring new workers, how can you make sure to stand out? How do you prepare for a… Read more »

The Benefit of Working with a Staffing Firm 3/3: Large Number of Jobs

Job searching is hard enough. It can be tiresome, stressful, lonely work that often feels like screaming into the void.  But you don’t have to go it alone! Have you considered working with a staffing agency?  What do staffing agencies do?  Staffing agencies have many perks that you might not realize. For example, they can… Read more »

What Qualities Should You Be Looking for in a Office Administrator?

An office administrator is often the unsung hero of a company. The first person a potential new hire or client meets, the central nervous system of the whole operation, the person who keeps everything running on time and on budget, a good office administrator is an essential part of every successful office.  But how do… Read more »

The Benefits of Working with a Staffing Firm 2/3: Temporary Jobs

Temporary Jobs with Staffing Firms

Whether you’re just starting out in the working world, you’re not quite sure what you want to do next, or you just plain need a break, sometimes a temporary job can be a great answer to the question of what am I going to do next.  Temp jobs can sometimes turn into permanent ones, but… Read more »

3 Ways to Stand Out as a Top Manufacturing Candidate

stand out as a candidate

It’s a given that employers receive multiple, maybe dozens, of resumes for each manufacturing job that’s posted. That means yours will be a needle in a proverbial haystack of options on a hiring manager’s desk.  How do you stand out? How can you make sure your resume is noticed and set aside to be contacted… Read more »

Marketable Job Traits You Didn’t Know You Had

marketable job traits

After working for a few years, it can be easy to lose track of what skills you have in your toolbox.  You might think of yourself as a certain type of worker or trained to take on a specific kind of work, but are you selling yourself short?  Each job brings with it the opportunity… Read more »

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