Yes – Your Attire Matters in the Interview. What Do You Wear?

They say to dress for the job you wish you had, and that often means dressing in similar attire to your interviewers or even more formally in some cases. So, to answer the age-old question of what to wear to an interview, yes it does matter. While keeping in mind what your future coworkers likely… Read more »

Not Following Up Is Costing You the Job

Following up after a job interview may make the difference between winning the job and being passed over by a hiring manager. But knowing the difference between thoughtful follow-up technique and appearing overly eager or desperate can be tricky. The key thing to remember is that not following up is the worst option on the… Read more »

Find Your Next Job on Your Mobile Device

Mobile recruiting has quickly become one of the fastest-growing recruiting strategies for businesses today. Why? Because everyone is using their mobile devices to do business today. As a job seeker, you might be surprised how easy it is to find your next job on a phone. But mobile use and professional networking are the perfect… Read more »

How Does a Temporary Job Allow You to Spend More Time with Your Family?

Finding a job that meets your needs is as important as an employer finding a candidate that meets their needs. Sometimes, what those needs call for is a temporary job. Whatever you’ve heard about temporary contracts, they are an interesting option for those looking to spend more time with their family. Here are three ways… Read more »

Want to Work in a Small Business? Tennessee Is No. 1 in the Country to Find That Job!

Tennessee’s economy has seen some of the best growth in the country the last past few years. In fact, it will reach its longest sustained period of growth in the post-World War II era in 2019 and, barring an unforeseen economic shock, what has looked like a lengthy recovery for the job growth within the… Read more »

Want to Become a Warehouse Manager? Write This Down

Making progress in your career can be tough in the industrial or retail sectors, but it’s certainly not impossible. The difference for those that get ahead is critical. You need to have a growth mindset, learn from experiences, show up as a leader in your team even if you are not in a role of… Read more »

Why You Can’t Be Afraid of a Temporary Job

Temporary jobs tend to get an undeserved bad reputation. When you are looking for long term career development and financial stability, a short-term contract isn’t ideal. But don’t overlook temporary contracts on their face. Remember that the experience and connections you can gain from any contract can pave the way to long term success. Here… Read more »

How Much Are Bilingual Skills Worth?

Being bilingual can have serious benefits to your career no matter where you live. The ability to speak with a wider range of customers or contractors can help give you an edge in any professional setting. But how much are bilingual skills worth in Nashville or the overall central Tennessee region? The answer is not… Read more »

How to Organize a Resume with a LOT of Temporary Assignments

A modern resume is really a tool of the modern candidate. If you are not picking a format that works to your advantage, you are missing out on an important opportunity. If you are an experienced contractor, your resume likely is heavy with temporary assignments which don’t necessarily show well when listed in the traditional… Read more »

The Easiest Way to Get a Higher Salary

Everyone is always looking for a way to increase their salary. Professionals go to great lengths to prove their value to employers and look for ways to convince their managers to give them a raise, but the truth is that the easiest way to get a higher salary is this. Ask for one at the… Read more »