4 Morning Habits of Successful Employees

Your mornings set the tone for the rest of your day. So it’s no surprise that there is a correlation between success and a robust morning routine. The world’s leading innovators take advantage of the time when everyone else is groggy or still sleeping to seize the day from the start to set the tone Read more »

Strategic Staffing: Should Candidates Give Two-Weeks’ Notice?

Accepting an offer from a company is always an exciting time. Odds are you have been in talks with this new company for quite some time and have been looking forward to this opportunity. However, quitting your job without notice can be a major detriment to your career. Burning Bridges When you quit without notice, Read more »

Been Away From The Workforce? How to Break Back In

Getting back into the workforce is never easy, but it can be especially difficult if it has been an extended period of time. There will be an adjustment period no matter what industry you are in. It’s important to understand that you won’t always be able to pick up where you left off, but if Read more »

Creating a Job Search Strategy to Get Hired

It’s important during the job hunt to maintain the structure and integrity that comes with employment. While your time is not being valued at an hourly rate, it is still just as, if not more, important than ever. When seeking your next light industrial job, administrative opportunity or manufacturing position, it’s important to stay organized Read more »

An Essential Link in the Chain: Why LinkedIn Matters

Are you using LinkedIn? Whether you’re an active job seeker or a professional who takes his or her career seriously, you should be. This platform and its users represent a networking subset with an advantage over non-users. Learn why, and see what you can do to make LinkedIn work for you. What LinkedIn is All Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Stall Your Job Search During the Holidays

The holidays are a busy time, bringing in a huge boost in sales and production. This means that many companies are looking for new permanent hires and contingent labor. Many businesses are already stretched thin trying to meet production quotas. Their distribution, manufacturing and light industrial workers might be overworked or over-stressed. This is exactly Read more »

Selecting the Best Professional References to Represent You

You spend months interviewing for a variety of open positions, from machinist to manufacturing. You finally find the right fit, one that you have all the certifications for, but, again, the phone doesn’t ring. You comb through your resume and cover letter, but you see no errors. Then you look at your list of references Read more »

Losing Motivation? Stay Productive in Your Job Search.

The longer it takes to land a job, the tougher the job search becomes. Who could blame job seekers for feeling discouraged, even depressed? It’s hard to not take the silence, or even the outright rejection, personally. You submit your resume for positions you are qualified for and, after a while, it makes you wonder: Read more »

Outdated Job Search Advice You May Still be Following

When you’re on the job hunt, everyone is full of advice. From your grandfather telling you to wear your best suit, to your best friend making you promise to avoid telling any of your famous jokes. Just about everyone you know will have some vital “do or don’ts” to share. Job seekers know that sometimes Read more »

Example – Evaluating Productivity on Your Team

In our overloaded, double-booked world, performance reviews often get pushed aside to put out fires or rush a deadline. However, evaluating productivity isn’t just about the future of your staff; it can also predict the future of your business. In order to truly understand effective productivity, managers and business owners must look at more than Read more »