Posts Categorized: Career Tips

The Rules To Know for Sanding Wood

As a craftsman or woman, you want the furniture you make to be strong, durable, and beautiful. The best place to start is with a good, solid foundation, and that includes knowing how to properly sand wood to bring out its luster and reduce unsightly imperfections.  Where to Begin Begin with a good, coarse grit, starting… Read more »

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs, and millions more still are left uncertain… Read more »

The Benefits of Working with a Staffing Firm 1/3: Advice

Staffing Agency Advice

Looking for a new job is hard work. It can require long hours, several revisions to your resume and cover letter, countless interviews, and, unfortunately, sending out applications and never hearing back. It can be a very frustrating process with seemingly no end in sight.  But have you considered working with a staffing firm?  Staffing… Read more »

5 Things You Should Avoid Including on Your Resume

Your resume is the first introduction, and impression, you have to a potential employer. You want to make it a dazzling and impressive one, but it’s possible to go too far when it comes to detailing your work experience.  You want your resume to tell the highlights of your career, pointing out your successes and… Read more »

How Achieving Work-Life Balance Can Benefit Your Job Performance

work life balance

The concept of workers striving to achieve a work-life balance has had a considerable amount of buzz in recent years.  The phrase usually brings to mind the parent who wants to put in a full day’s work but still make it home in time for their son or daughter’s game or concert, ensuring the happiness… Read more »

Showcasing Your Skills During an Interview

Showcasing Your Skills During An Interview

The biggest hurdle in getting a new job is landing an interview.  When you’ve nailed that, and you’re getting ready to sit down and have a big conversation with a prospective new employer, how do you make sure you’re conveying all your skills and abilities?  There’s only so much time and space to talk, and… Read more »

Thrive in Your Customer Service Job 

Thriving in Your Customer Service Role

Jobs in customer service are critical to a company’s success — but more importantly, they’re crucial to ensuring repeat customers.  Representatives are at once the first line of defense and the first opportunity to make a great impression or provide a lifeline. Customers who call in and need help will rely on you, solely, to… Read more »

Is Your Job Feeling Monotonous? Talk to Your Boss About Job Rotation

New job rotation

No matter how much you love your job, you might get bored. It happens!  Boredom at work is usually an indicator that you’re not being challenged enough, or that your routine is becoming stale.  Have you ever wanted to try to learn some new skills? Or maybe there’s a position opening up at a different… Read more »

How Can You Prove You’re Dependable During an Interview?

proving dependable employee

The good news is, you’ve got the interview! A new opportunity could be just around the corner.  As you’re preparing to go in and meet with your potential new bosses, while you think about the clothes you’ll wear, and as you practice your handshake, there’s one other thing to prepare for: the interview itself. In particular,… Read more »

What are the Duties of a Warehouse Assembler?

Warehouse Assembler

Is it time for a career change, or are you just starting out? Were you always good at puzzles or packing vehicles for long road trips? All of these attributes come in handy for warehouse assemblers.  Warehouses aren’t just for boxes of books and presents from online retailers, waiting to be loaded on to a shipping truck… Read more »

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