Attending a Job Fair, How to Prepare

Attending a job fair is a great way to make some new connections, learn about new job opportunities in your area, and even get in some interview practice. But you don’t want to show up unprepared to make the most of those opportunities. Consider attending a job fair to be a precursor to the interview… Read more »

Keep Yourself Safe From COVID-19

The current global pandemic is making everyone nervous – and justifiably so. But our best weapon against this disease is information. COVID-19 is caused by a novel Coronavirus. It began in China and has spread worldwide, now including the United States.   Here’s What You Can Do  There’s nothing scarier than the feeling that you have… Read more »

These Trends are Changing Manufacturing in 2020

How is the manufacturing industry going to change in 2020? While it’s tough to predict the future, there are some pretty clear indicators of where the industry is heading. Connected manufacturing is a business strategy that leverages cloud computing to harness operational and business data for greater visibility, efficiency, control, and customer satisfaction. That means… Read more »

Back to Basics: Cover Letters

Cover letters, do we still need these? The answer is an undeniable YES! Cover letters are a critical introduction to you as an employee, and while it may seem like they’re an extra or unnecessary step in the application process, they do still provide candidates with an important opportunity. Here’s a quick look at what… Read more »

No Relevant Work Experience? Do This

It’s actually a pretty common story. You have your eye on the perfect job, but you have zero relevant work experience. It might seem like an uphill battle, but it’s not impossible. There are actually quite a few things you can include to present yourself in a better light. Remember, people are on the other side of a job… Read more »

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 »