Overcoming Fears Changing Jobs as an Older Applicant

Change is scary, but not impossible when you are starting over (by choice or not by choice) when you have been at the same place for a decade or more.  The job market has changed drastically in recent years, and competing with younger candidates can be challenging. But that doesn’t mean you should settle for second best…. Read more »

How to Balance Hiring Quickly and Hiring Quality

You need extra hands now, but you need GOOD help. The cost of a bad hire can be very damaging to a team’s morale and a company’s bottom line. Recruitment and hiring unavoidably cost companies money, but high turnover does much more harm than good. A bad hire can be someone who is not as experienced or… Read more »

Back to Basics: 6 Job Search Tips

When you are searching for a new job, it can be easy to get lost in the latest and greatest job search tips and tricks. But it is only the basics that will get you past the first round of an application. Don’t forget the importance of your resume, your cover letter, your application, and… Read more »

How to Cope With a Workplace Bully

Bullying doesn’t necessarily end on the playground. Many who bully as children grow to continue bullying others as an adult. It can be disheartening and frustrating to be on the receiving end of workplace bullying behavior. Still, there are ways you can better cope and manage such behavior within your experience. Here is a brief… Read more »

3 More Resolutions to Make This Year

Resolutions don’t need to be made on the 1st of the year. Here are three more resolutions you can make that will significantly improve your career development this year, and you can start working on them whenever is convenient for you. So, here’s to the new year and a better you in 2020.   Master A… Read more »

Confronting an Employee About a Less Than Perfect Performance

One of the hardest conversations you’ll ever have as a manager is how to confront an employee about less than stellar performance. This doesn’t have to be painful. It’s an essential part of your job to provide this feedback and an important part of their job to hear it and respond. If all goes well,… Read more »

Back to Basics: Your Resume

It’s easy for job seekers to get bogged down in all the details and latest trends of the modern job search. But at the heart of career success lies the most important document you will write: your resume. Wherever you are in your career, however many formats or templates you have of your resume, there… Read more »

3 Job Search Resolutions You’ll Actually be Able to Keep

The coming new year means new opportunities and new challenges to bring out your best self. This year, confront that bad habit of procrastination that inhibits productivity and slows your career growth. Focus on your personal branding for social and professional success! And make time to give back to your community. These 3 New Year’s… Read more »

Is Your Warehouse Prepared for Peak Holiday Season?

The holiday season is upon us, and with the holidays come staffing needs that your warehouse may not be prepared to support. But when it comes to preparation, now is the time to get workforce planning locked and your seasonal teams ready to roll. Here are three things you can do today to make sure… Read more »

Advantages to Working a 3rd Shift Position

Shift work is notoriously tough. Unusual sleep schedules and the required lifestyle changes for workers asked to pull the “graveyard” shift can be taxing on you and your family. So when thinking about working the 3rd shift, it’s hard to look beyond the negatives.  But there are some surprising benefits to working the graveyard shift. Here are… Read more »