How Could You Use Pinterest to Find a Job?

Pinterest is a fun and engaging website that is full of great job search ideas. You might think that it’s all home décor and recipe ideas, but you’d be missing the point of Pinterest. It’s where people collect great ideas and content from around the web. When it comes to preparing for an interview and… Read more »

How to Change the Script in the Job Interview

A job interview is a two-way street. The job of an interviewer is to provide you, the candidate, with the opportunity to explain how you can add value to the team. They do this through asking a series of questions that are designed to get you talking about your past achievements and future goals. But… Read more »

How to Minimize Disruption with a Fluctuating Work Schedule

The modern workforce is built up of an ever-changing blend of full-time, contract, shift, and seasonal workers. For those on-call or hourly workers who need to manage a fluctuating work schedule, minimizing disruption to home life can be a challenge. But like every obstacle, there are several things you can do to make a fluctuating… Read more »

Going to Need Seasonal Workers? Why Staffing Is the Answer!

As we move into the holiday months, many businesses start to think about hiring seasonal workers. While it is possible to hire short-term employees, the amount of time and effort involved in recruiting, onboarding, and hiring temporary workers can be a heavy burden for companies. Working with a staffing firm to hire temporary staffing is… Read more »

The Skills Resume Will Help You Get Your Next Industrial Job

Not every resume needs to be organized in the traditional chronological manner. In fact, if you have worked with several companies over the past few years – as is increasingly the case in our new gig economy – you may have greater success if you group your experience by skills and not by employer. This… Read more »

The Right Attitude for the Job Interview Is This

First impressions matter, particularly on the job hunt. An interview is a critical point in that process and showing up with the wrong attitude can ruin your chances no matter how good your resume looks. Candidates need to strike just the right balance of self-assurance and humility to make a good impression. Here are the… Read more »

Your Temporary Job Assignment Ends, Now What?

Temporary contracts are a unique kind of work. If you’re not used to moving from contract to contract it can be confusing as you come to the end of a job assignment. If you’re at that point and need a few pointers on where to go from here, read on. Here’s what you should do… Read more »

Have an Internal Disparity Between First Shift and Other Shifts? Here’s How to Solve It

Shift work is an exercise in organization and coordination. Finding the right people to work the right shifts, and making sure their work is complementary and seamless across time frames is critical to making sure the job gets done and it gets done at the level of quality your clients expect. As a manager looking… Read more »

Want to Be Successful? 3 Ways to Think That Way All the Time

Winston Churchill said, “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.” He knew that failure was a stepping stone to greater success so long as the individual learned from their mistakes. It’s the same for professionals in their career. Often success seems like such a final endpoint, but in truth, success… Read more »

Who Should You Use as a Job Reference?

Good references are an important part of what makes an employer want to hire a particular candidate. In a competitive job market, your references can be the thing that puts your resume on top of the pile. A good reference proves your value as an employee and that’s important from a hiring perspective. Even though… Read more »