Basic Computer Skills You Should Have to Land a Manufacturing Job

If you’re looking for a manufacturing job, you might not be thinking specifically about your computer skills. But in fact, there are necessary computer skills important to manufacturing employers. You should know them and highlight them on your resume.  Here are the necessary computer skills you should have to get a job in manufacturing.    How to… Read More »

3 Ways to Prepare for a Week of Swing Shifts

In many fields, it’s not uncommon for shifts to change. Whether you’re switching a shift permanently or your employer has a policy of rotation it can be challenging to be at your best for the first week or so, as your body adjusts.   If you’ve been working days and are moving to swing, you may have to… Read More »

4 Ways You Can Keep Working On Your Communication Skills

One of the best ways to land a job is to show great communication skills to your prospective employers. Why? First, good communication skills are important to almost all jobs. You need to communicate clearly. Second, many employers look at the job search process to see examples of how well you communicate.   If you felt your… Read More »

Maintaining a Strong Work-Life Balance as a Professional

It’s a fact that we work in situations that can be very stressful far too frequently. Co-workers need us. Managers and customers need us, and call on us to do more and more. You may have family responsibilities on top of a job that takes nearly all your energy.   As a result, your work-life balance may suffer, to the point of being all work,… Read More »

3 Ways to Recover from a Bad Interview

Interviews are crucial steps in the hiring process. A good interview can land you the job. But a bad one can ensure that the company won’t turn to you. What’s a bad interview? Unfortunately, there are several different ways that an interview can go south. You can be late or seem uninterested, or give answers to interview… Read More »

Top 5 Best Podcasts Focused on Career Success

Podcasts are wildly popular all over the U.S. While you can listen to topics ranging from true crime to scoops about your favorite streaming series, you can also listen to terrific podcasts that can help you succeed in your career. The beauty of podcasts, of course, is they allow you to take in information wherever… Read More »

Reasons You Should Keep Your Resume Fresh

Know what one of the perils of having a long-term job is? Having an outdated resume. If you’ve been working in the same place for several years, your resume may not even show your current job – it could be from your last job search, which means it has your previous employer as the most… Read More »

6 Safety Guidelines All Warehouse Employees Should Know

Working in a warehouse can be dangerous. In fact, the warehouse industry as a whole has one of the highest fatality rates of any industry.  The key to working safely is to know the rules, regulations and guidelines that have been established for safety, and follow them. It’s part of being a good warehouse employee.… Read More »

Top Skills Recruiters Are Looking for in Machine Operators

Machine operators are in high demand. That’s no surprise; employment levels in the United States are at record levels, which leads to many positions being in high demand. However, machine operators need specific skills. They need technical expertise Machine operators perform activities related to the production, operation, inspection, and packaging of the machines used to… Read More »

Looking for a New Healthcare Opportunity? Here’s How to Do it FAST!

If you’re looking for a job in healthcare, you’re in luck. The number of opportunities in healthcare are very high and expected to rise. New medical methods and technologies are driving some of the increase, as is the forecast climb in the number of older people. Older people, in general, need more healthcare and medical… Read More »