Whether you are just out of school or you are starting a new career path, finding that first job can be tough. Employers say they want someone with relevant experience but of course, that’s the one thing you lack. However, a great job is out there for you if you know how to approach your search. Use… Read More »
Job Search Tips
Are You More Qualified for the Job Than You Think?
Job searches are hard work. Not only are there many steps involved and a lot of stress, but there isn’t one single position that seems like the ideal fit for you. The good news? There’s no such thing as the perfect job and you can still apply for positions even if you don’t meet every single requirement. In fact,… Read More »
Hate Your Job? Start Fresh in the New Year
It’s a New Year and an ideal time to take a step back and take stock of your career. If, in the process, you’re thinking a move might be in your future, here are a few reasons to consider a different opportunity: You’re Bored and Coasting In other words, you can do your job in… Read More »
What if I Can’t Find the Perfect Match for a Job Opening?
When sifting through candidates for a job opening, you’ll naturally want to find the person who’s the best fit. But sometimes recruiters get hung up on finding the perfect match — so much so that it hurts the hiring process. Here are the details and what you should do if you can’t find the ideal… Read More »
Should I Take the Third Shift?
Working third shift has become increasingly common in recent years. In fact, three million Americans now work it, and an additional four million go to work during the evening shift or have erratic schedules that include night work. Here are some of the main pros and cons of this schedule so that you’ll know… Read More »
How Do I Know if Temporary Employment is Right for Me?
Temporary employment may not necessarily be your first choice when looking for a job; however, it offers some undeniable advantages, and “more than three million temporary and contract employees work for America’s staffing companies during an average week.” Here are some of the top reasons to consider temporary employment. You Can Gain Valuable Work Experience… Read More »
What to Expect in Your Manufacturing Position Interview
Having a successful interview for a manufacturing position is essential for impressing the hiring manager and landing the job. While you never know exactly what they’ll throw at you, there are several ways to prepare. Here are some specific topics and questions that are commonly covered. Manufacturing Experience This is usually the first topic a… Read More »
Heading to a Job Fair? Here’s What to Bring
A job fair is the perfect event to network and make contact with recruiters in your industry. But in order for it to be a success, you need to bring some critical items with you. Here’s a list of five specific things to take along. Notes About the Organizations Attending For starters, you’ll want to… Read More »
5 Signs You’re in the Wrong Job
Everyone has an off day at work from time to time. But in some cases, the dissatisfaction is chronic, which can take a toll on your health and happiness. Here’s how you can tell you’re in the wrong job and how to create a plan to move onto a better role. The Thought of Returning… Read More »
Re-Doing a Lengthy Resume
One to two pages. That’s the length most resumes should be in 2019, according to career expert Tom Gerencer. If your resume is any longer than that, you’ll probably want to re-do it and eliminate any non-essentials. Here are some tips to help you with this process to improve your resume dramatically. Only Keep the… Read More »