First Day, First Impressions – Here’s What to Do

Your first day on the job is all about the first impressions you make with your new colleagues and your new manager.  In the excitement and rush of onboarding, meeting lots of new people, and learning about new processes, it’s important to remember that you are being evaluated. Your future success within a new company… Read more »

Forklift Training – Here’s What You Need to Know

Forklifts are a common, highly valued piece of equipment used for the transportation and handling of heavy loads in warehouses and businesses across America. In fact, they are widely found in warehouses, agricultural, military, construction and industrial job sites all over the world.  As such forklift operators are in high demand. To do their job,… Read more »

When Should You Return to a Previous Job?

Hiring boomerang employees can be surprisingly good for employers, but when is it good for you as a candidate? Whether you left for a better offer, a different role, or just needed a change, most people leave their job at some point. Rotating back in when the time is right isn’t necessarily a bad thing…. Read more »

Five Job Search Behaviors that Cost You the Job

A job search can be a little intimidating but getting overly excited or nervous can cost you the perfect job opportunity. Interviews and resumes are the bread and butter of your job search, but so is finding out how well you’re perceived in the world and how prepared are you to take on work you… Read more »

What Feedback Does the Staffing Agency Want After Your Assignment?

Feedback is a gift. And there’s no better place for feedback about a company than after you complete an assignment as a contractor. Don’t phone in this important part of the process. It only takes a couple minutes of your time to fill out the survey, but it can do a world of good to… Read more »

Leave the Suit and Tie at Home – What to Wear to Your Next Interview

The days of showing up for an interview uncomfortable and nervous are far behind us. Here’s a peek at what you should be wearing to your interview: confidence! You want to look professional, of course, but above all else, you want to look confident. You want to present yourself as an individual, confident in your… Read more »

4 Jobs in 18 Months – Does That Raise a Red Flag to the Company?

Multiple jobs in a short period of time can look bad to hiring managers, particularly if they are unexplained. But just because you may have bounced around in recent years, that doesn’t mean you should give up. The key to addressing this issue so it doesn’t raise red flags is to be upfront and explain… Read more »

Which Fonts Lead to Your Resume Getting Thrown Out?

One of the most challenging aspects of a job search is the need to condense your career into a two-page summary. So much depends on your resume that it needs to be picture perfect to even get to the interview stage. That means that you need to be your own worst critic and really evaluate… Read more »

Should You Quit Your Job?

It’s hard to know when to quit, particularly when it comes to your own job. In an ideal world, employees would stay with their employers for the length of their careers. However, in today’s modern work environment this is much rarer. The face is that sometimes, it becomes evident that it’s time to move on…. Read more »