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 »

How to Restart Your Job Search After Being Out of the Workforce

Trying to get back into the workforce after a long break can be pretty rough. You might be worried your abilities have stalled to the point you will not be successful in a new job. You also may be worried about leaving a lifestyle you had grown accustomed to while out of the workforce. Fortunately,… Read more »

4 Off-the-Wall Interview Questions That Uncover the True Personality of Your Candidate

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“If you were a color, what color would you be?” “What is your spirit animal?” “Which dinosaur do you most identify with?” We’re all familiar with these off-the-wall interview questions. “Weird” job interview questions should not be used to simply throw candidates for a loop. Rather, they should reveal aspects of an applicant that can’t… Read more »

National Safety Month: 10 Overlooked Office Hazards That May Cost Your Company

Conversations around workplace safety often make us think of industrial, construction or commercial places of business. However, there are many hazards in the typical office, and most of them go overlooked. Each year, tens of thousands of office employees are affected by costly injuries or health conditions they acquired on the job. Although the potential… Read more »

National Safety Month: How to Begin Training to Prevent Workplace Violence

Of course, employers would like to think workplace violence will never occur on their premises but relying on wishful thinking just isn’t good enough. Every responsible employer must work to prevent workplace violence and have a plan in place in case an incident does occur. With 76 percent of shooting incidents taking place at a… Read more »

National Safety Month: Prevent Costly Slips, Trips and Falls With Our Help

Considered collectively, slips, trips and falls are the leading cause of on-the-job injuries year after year. Slips occur when insecure footing causes someone to lose their balance, trips are when someone loses their balance due to contact with an object, and falls occur when the body hits the floor. Slips and trips can lead to… Read more »