Tips for Interviewing for a Job Promotion

Posted

Interviewing for a promotion is unlike interviewing for a new job with a different employer: You intimately know the people, the company, the history and the culture. In addition to knowing how the company and its people operate, you also have a chance to show off your skills in your present position. You can use… Read more »

Why You Should Use a Staffing Firm in Your Job Search

Posted

While most people looking for work would prefer to find a full-time position, working with a staffing agency gives you the opportunity to continue working while looking for a permanent position. Temporary jobs also come with a number of other advantages over full-time work, including the opportunity learn new skills or the possibility of making… Read more »

Four Tips for Overcoming Your Fear of Job Interviews

Posted

It’s normal to feel nervous about a job interview. Someone is about to inspect your appearance, body language, what you say and the way you say it. Also, the stakes in an interview are fairly high. If your interviewer likes you, it could mean an offer and a good salary to boot. If they don’t… Read more »

Five Types of Follow-Up Emails to Send After a Job Interview

Posted

While the U.S. economy is currently humming along, getting a new job in any economy can be challenging. Having a well-written resume get the attention of a potential employer is just the start. Even if you do well on a subsequent phone interview, you still have a lot more steps in front of you. You… Read more »

The Pros and Cons of Having an Infographic Resume

Posted

An infographic uses images, color and text to present information, and there has been an emerging trend to use this format when putting together a resume. Infographic resumes are mostly used by creative types, particularly graphic designers and layout artists for obvious reasons. Generally speaking, you’ll want to stick to the traditional text resume to… Read more »

Assessing and Cleaning Up Your Online Presence Before Job Hunting

Posted

Your online presence is an important part of your personality, especially when looking for a job. That should make you think: Have I been a courteous and socially responsible online, or have I been a crass, offensive troll? Prior to the interview stage, hiring personnel considering your application may have never met you, and all… Read more »

Tips for Mastering the Final Round Interview

Posted

If you’ve made it to the final interview for a job you really want, congratulations! You’ve beat out a lot of other candidates and deserve a pat on the back. That being said, this isn’t the time to kick back and rest on your laurels. There’s still work to be done. Not only do you… Read more »

Important Warehouse Safety Tips

Posted

Regardless of its size, the typical warehouse is filled with all kinds of hazards, such as heavy loads on high platforms and moving machinery. It’s important for everyone in a warehouse to remain vigilant when it comes to safety. Statistics show that thousands of people are hurt or killed in warehouse accidents. You can keep… Read more »

The Best Ways to Stay Productive While Unemployed

Posted

Whether you’re unemployed by choice or not, it’s important to stay productive while not working a full-time job. The worst thing you can do is sit around and lament your situation. If you’re looking to get back to full-time employment as soon as possible, you should be spending multiple hours a day looking for that… Read more »

How to Get Hired With a Questionable Job History

Posted

When you apply for a job, a hiring manager looks at all of your professional abilities, education and work history. If your work history isn’t the greatest, you may have something of a disadvantage. The good news is, a subpar work history can be effectively managed throughout the application process. From customizing your resume to… Read more »