How to Be More Flexible With Parents’ Back-To-School Schedules

Although kids going back to school in the fall makes things simpler for working parents in some respects, the back-to-school season can be pretty complicated. With the school day typically ending between 3 and 4 p.m., working parents need to either head home to look after their children or make sure their kids are occupied… Read more »

4 Easy Ways to Find a New Job Fast

If you are in a situation where you need a new job fast, getting that job as quickly as possible can feel like an impossible task. It isn’t, of course, and you simply need to take some smart steps in order to make it happen. Below are four simple things you can do to move… Read more »

Stay Safe From Lightning on Your Drive

Driving in poor conditions can mean dangerous scenarios for you, others on the road and those alongside the road. Awareness is key when it comes to staying safe in a thunderstorm. Before heading out on the road, always check weather conditions on a smartphone app, weather site or local radio and television broadcasts. Unfortunately, you cannot… Read more »

Negotiation Tips to Get Anything You Want at Work

Negotiation is a skill, like riding a bike. Once you learn how to do it right and get some experience, it’s much easier to reach your end goal. The following tips can help you approach negotiation with the right mindset and enable you to get what you want at work. Negotiation Shouldn’t Be a Zero-Sum… Read more »

Improve Your Productivity at Work by Avoiding These 6 Things

Everyone knows those people at work who always seem to have a ton of stuff to do, but always manage to get it all done. How do they do it? Maintaining a high level of productivity isn’t rocket science. Research shows very productive people develop and maintain good habits. They know how to best use… Read more »

Why You Should Always Keep Your Resume Up to Date

Keep Your Resume Current

If you have a full-time job you are happy with, you may not bother keeping your resume up to date.  However, you should be regularly updating your resume, as well as your LinkedIn profile and any other online professional profiles, even if you’re happily employed. Updating your professional credentials doesn’t take a lot of time and can… Read more »

Why It’s Time to Outsource Your Recruitment to a Staffing Agency

Outsource your hiring to staffing agencies

Hiring a new staff member is a time–intensive task, as it should be: Hiring decisions are essential to an organization’s success.   Those involved in hiring decisions must have the skills and time to pick out the best candidate for each open position. If your hiring team doesn’t have the expertise and time to get it right, your company may want to outsource the bulk… Read more »

9 Podcasts to Make Your Drive More Enjoyable!

Covering everything from true crime to crochet, podcasts have exploded in popularity in recent years and for truck drivers, this means endless hours of content to listen to on the road. All podcasts are not created equal, however. Some are gripping and highly professional, while others are just someone rambling pointlessly into a microphone. Given… Read more »

5 Ways to Become the Best Manufacturing Candidate for the Job

Any responsible hiring process considers multiple candidates, and for job seekers, this means it’s essential to stand out above the competition. Unfortunately, some applicants make bad errors that get them quickly eliminated from the process. Those applicants who avoid silly mistakes may make the first cut, but those who appear to offer the most value… Read more »

When It’s Time to Hire More Temporary Employees

Effective workforce management is key to the success of any business. A company can run itself when it has the proper amount of people in the correct roles. When a business is growing or going through a busy period, it increases the load on a workforce and the company should respond accordingly. If the growth… Read more »