3 Ways to Prepare for Your Manufacturing Interview

A job interview is a stressful situation for most people, regardless of how comfortable they might feel about their qualifications. This stress and anxiety around job interviews are why there are books, classes, and workshops dedicated to acing the job interview. The interview phase of the application process can make or break your future with… Read more »

Dust the Skeletons Off Your Resume

When you’re hunting for a new job, there are a lot of things that need to be included on your resume, but there are also a lot of things that you should leave off. Unnecessary content on your resume can pull your reader’s attention away from the best bits, and even worse, it could leave… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Don’t Settle for a Workplace That Doesn’t Make You Happy

Most people are in a position where they need to work, and unfortunately work can be downright maddening sometimes. What you don’t want is a job that makes you unhappy day-after-day, and month-after-month. If you think you are in a bad workplace, read more. You Should Feel Content You’re not going to find a job… Read more »

Easy Ways to Relax Before You Walk into Your Job Interview

Regardless of whether it’s your first or your hundredth, an interview is one of the most stressful situations in life. The apprehension around a job interview is understandable, and it’s normal for a looming interview to generate a cycle of anxiety and self-doubt. While this may be typical, it’s in no way inescapable. Consider the… Read more »

How to Look for a Job While You’re Still Working

It can be challenging to look for a new job without triggering your boss’s suspicions. If your employer figures out that you’re trying to find other work, odds are your boss and others won’t be happy about it. This could lead to a situation where you’re black-balled with respect to opportunities or even laid off… Read more »