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 »

Lifting and Material Handling Safety Reminders

Many different jobs can be tough on the back. If you’re not careful, you can give yourself an injury on the job. No employer wants to risk a safety concern, but even day to day movements can cause severe strain on unprotected muscles. Here are four things you can do to prevent injury and handle… Read more »

Working With Others, How To Be A Great Team Player

Excellent teamwork skills are a must for almost every company that you are looking to join. Success is rarely ever accomplished alone, and an applicant’s ability to be a team player could make all the difference. Teamwork skills are a combination of great communication, understanding of how to work with others, and how working together… Read more »

Are Your Odd Shifts Going Unfilled?

Shift work is notoriously difficult for both employees and employers alike. Unusual sleep schedules and the lifestyle changes that are required from workers who pull the “graveyard” shift demand a great deal from your employees. Odd shifts are notoriously difficult to fill and retain talent within. But rather than struggling with high rates of employee… Read more »

Temp Work Can Have Permanent Benefits

Working with a staffing agency provides several benefits beyond merely helping candidates find a job. They can provide employment benefits, such as healthcare, 401k plans, group insurance, and vacation or sick leave. But most importantly, they can help you build your career up to new heights. Here are five key benefits to working with a… Read more »

Temp To Hire – Leave Your Best Impression To Get Hired

Looking for a way to convert temporary work opportunities into a full time, salaried position? There’s a lot to consider. Temporary work is not what it used to be, and contracts are often now extended based on project length, business need, and proof of a skilled and committed worker. The best way to turn a… Read more »

General Warehouse Worker Safety

The truth about safety is that it’s inspired by both corporate leadership and the employees themselves. As a warehouse employee (or a candidate looking to enter into the industry) warehouse safety needs to be a top priority because at the end of the day it is you and your coworker’s safety and wellbeing that is… Read more »

Cost Reduction Tips for Warehouse Managers

The cost of managing a warehouse is influenced by many factors. Everything from rent, staffing, maintenance, and energy usage can drive your prices up. But there are ways to reduce costs, even as a manager. Here are three things you can do from evaluating the warehouse climate control plan and energy use, optimizing storage, looking… Read more »

Conquering Your Pre-Interview Jitters

It can be hard not to be nervous when going into an interview, particularly if it’s for a job you really want. Nerves can even be a good thing some times. Employers like to see a few jitters in their applicants because it’s a sign that they really want the position. But there’s a fine… Read more »

Third Shift Secrets

Shift work is notoriously difficult. Unusual sleep schedules and the lifestyle changes that are required from workers who pull the “graveyard” shift demand a great deal from your body and your work. But sometimes, working the third shift may be unavoidable. This kind of work can disrupt sleep cycles and impact your health if you’re… Read more »