Posts Tagged: Career Advice

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 »

Fine-Tune Your Time Management Skills with These Tips

There are 24 hours in every day, but only so many of them are usable.  But how do you know you’re getting the most out of them?  Time management is a very important set of skills to help use your waking portion of those hours in the best possible way, both at work and at… Read more »

Why You Should Grow Talent From Within the Company

The day will inevitably come when a leadership position opens in your company and a search will have to begin to fill the job.  Where do you start looking? If it’s not within your own team of employees, you might be looking in the wrong place.  There are benefits to promoting from within instead of… Read more »

Love What You Do: Practical Ways to Find Joy in Your Work

find joy in your work

Going to work is called the daily grind for a reason. It’s so easy to fall into the routine of everything: Get up, go to work, do the same thing as yesterday, come home, do it all again tomorrow. It can be exhausting and maybe a little demoralizing.  If work is just a paycheck, just… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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