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Do I Need a Resume for a Warehouse Job?

Are you in search of a manufacturing job? So are many others! For this reason, it’s important to put together a resume when you apply for a warehouse job. Why? You want to make it easy for a recruiter or hiring manager to see why you’re the best choice—beyond other candidates who are also applying.… Read more »

Tips on Reducing Workplace Lifting Injuries

In many workplaces, lifting is simply part of the job. This is especially true with labor or light industrial positions. Unfortunately, injuries sustained as a result of lifting are extremely common. Improper lifting techniques can lead to pulls and strains of muscles and ligaments, and can even result in the need for disability and workers’… Read more »

Three ways to look to your alumni network for a job in 2020

Your alma mater is the place where you learned, built memories and earned your degree. For these reasons and more, it’s a source of pride for many graduates. It also gives you a connection to all those who passed through the hallowed halls with you. As your college or university sent hundreds or even thousands into… Read more »

Head into 2020 with job descriptions candidates will actually apply to!

Looking to hire more staff in 2020? One of your first steps is also one of the easiest: crafting compelling job descriptions. If you can catch the eye of top talent and get them to read more, you’re one step closer to getting them onboard with your company. It’s easy with these four tips from one of… Read more »

Looking back on 2019: Was this the year you hoped it would be in January?

As the year rolls quickly to a close, you may be thinking about the goals you set for yourself. It’s good to reflect—reviewing your goals helps you stay on track. If you hit some or all of your goals, congratulations! It’s time to celebrate your success. But what happens if you didn’t?   Keep your chin… Read more »

Eliminating Workplace Stereotypes: Are tattoos still taboo?

As Bob Dylan once predicted: “the times, they are a changin’.” And this is still true as each generation pushes different boundaries than the ones before. Right now, it’s become very popular—and quite common—for working-age people to have at least one tattoo. But even though our society is becoming more accepting of body modification, does this mean employers… Read more »

Subtle Management Tweaks with Massive Return

Motivated employees will work hard and stay loyal to your company. So any pains you can take to create a work environment that supports and inspires your workers is well worth the effort. Good news that some things you can do to provide encouragement are easy—and you can get started right now! Five Easy Ways… Read more »

Three Ways to Ruin a Good Employee Referral Program

Looking for new employees? One effective way to source new talent is through an employee referral program. You’ll gain access to the “hidden” job market within your walls—by tapping into the networks of your current employees. Avoid these employee referral pitfalls Once you’ve got your employee referral program up and running, you want to take… Read more »

Should You Accept a Water When Offered Before an Interview?

During an interview, your aim is to do your very best! It helps to make yourself as comfortable as possible, so it’ll be that much easier to appear calm and confident. At the beginning of most interviews, your interviewer will ask if you’d like something to drink—usually a glass of water, or a cup of… Read more »

The Key to Showing Your Boss You’re Ready for Additional Responsibilities

As you work to get ahead in your career, it’s reasonable to expect you’ll be taking on additional responsibilities. And one way to jumpstart this is to approach your boss and ask about tackling a little more. But what is the best way to do this—and ensure you’re accepting more work that will ultimately help… Read more »