How to Update Your Resume for the New Year

How to Update Your Resume for the New Year

New year, new you. New job? If you want to make a career move in 2020, there’s no time to waste! The job market is currently in your favor and there’s no guarantee it’s going to stay that way. Below are a few quick tips on how to update your resume ahead of that search.… 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 »

National Safety Month: How to Recognize and Prevent Hazards in the Workplace

Managers and employees both want to avoid workplace accidents, and a big part of avoiding accidents is being able to recognize and prevent hazards as they appear. Because management typically isn’t available to oversee employee safety all the time, it is essential for employees to be able to recognize and prevent hazards on their own.… 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 »

Can’t Find a New Job? Maybe You Need to Establish Your Personal Brand

Applying to jobs can be tough when you feel like a face in the crowd, but it doesn’t have to be that way. By building a personal brand in your professional circles, you distinguish yourself and take more control over your career. Building a personal brand can be done by anyone and is useful in… Read more »

How Loud is Too Loud?

From large machinery to power tools, industrial workplaces and construction sites are dangerously noisy environments. Loud conditions in many industries have been around for decades, and yet, some folks might not know about the health risks associated with prolonged exposure to noise. One of the most essential things companies can do for employees working in… Read more »

New Year, New Job!

For New Year’s resolutions, many people vow to lose weight, spend more time with family or take up a hobby. While NSC can’t help much with those resolutions, we can help with another common resolution – getting a new job! There’s something about turning the calendar to a new year that make us want to… Read more »

Could Connecting with Your Coworkers on Social Media Hurt Your Career?

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In the past, keeping your work life and your professional life separate was simple principle that most people followed. The common wisdom was that combining personal and professional lives could affect how you are seen by others at work and your prospects for success with your organization. Now, with social media being all-pervasive, keeping that… Read more »

Your Competition Wants to Steal Your Top Performers

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  Employee retention is fundamental to the long-term success of a company. Holding onto top staff members supports a high level of customer satisfaction, sales, organizational planning and company-wide morale. In today’s tight labor market, employee retention is more important than ever, as companies desperate for talent increasingly look to poach employees from other organizations.… Read more »

Skills-Based vs. Traditional: Which Resume Is for You?

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  Your resume should show you are the ideal person for the job. However, if you’re a recent graduate with no work experience or you’re trying to change careers and want to list your transferable skills over experience in a different industry, you’re going to need a skills-based resume. The conventional reverse-chronological format may be… Read more »