Switching Roles? Here’s What You Need to Put in Your Cover Letter

  Heading into a new career territory can be exciting, but it can also be difficult. As a candidate, you need to ensure the hiring manager knows your skills are a match to their needs, even if you haven’t worked in that role or field before. In order to sell the hiring manager on the… Read More »

Is Temp Work Stable Work?

  Many professionals worry temp work isn’t particularly stable. After all, the positions themselves are often designed to be short-term or finite in nature, giving the impression you can’t have a reliable source of income if you accept temporary assignments. In reality, temp work can be incredibly stable, and it isn’t as high-risk as some… Read More »

Don’t Come to Your Next Interview Until You Read This

  If you want to succeed during your next job interview, preparation is key. Often, the effort you put in before you meet with the hiring manager has a significant impact on how you perform as an interviewee, affecting whether you receive an offer or are removed from contention. Before your next interview, you need… Read More »

What’s the Difference Between These Forklift Jobs?

  If you are (or are planning to become) forklift certified, there are a variety of job opportunities available that can let you put your forklift skills to work. While all of the roles involve forklifts, they aren’t all exactly the same. As a result, it can be hard to figure out which forklift jobs… Read More »

How to Deal With a “Credit Thief”

  At some point in every professional’s career, they will have to work as part of a team to complete a project. All parties have to contribute to reach the desired goal and, without the others, the project likely wouldn’t succeed. In most cases, once the project draws to a close, everyone involved is recognized… Read More »

Is Your Manager Working Against You?

  Even leading professionals know their manager won’t always be happy with all of their contributions. However, there is a big difference between receiving constructive criticism that can help you improve and having a boss who is actively working against you. Unfair treatment, regularly being singled out for the slightest missteps, being denied access to… Read More »

Changing Jobs? Don’t Go It Alone!

  Whether your goal is to find a new job in your current field or hope to change careers entirely, managing a job search as a working professional can be tough. Scrolling through tons of vacancy announcements is incredibly time consuming, especially if you have to handle your workplace and personal obligations along the way.… Read More »

How to Stand Out at Work (Even in a BIG Company!)

  Working for a large company comes with certain perks. Often, it can be easier to transition into new roles, and the cross-training opportunities can be substantial. However, it also comes with a few drawbacks, particularly when it comes to standing out in the crowd. Luckily, there are things you can do to get noticed… Read More »

Are You Applying to Manufacturing Jobs?

  When someone gets ready for a job search, manufacturing jobs might not be the first area they chose to explore. Often, myths about the career potential of these roles lead some to pass by these opportunities, causing them to miss out on what they have to offer. Manufacturing jobs can be an excellent choice… Read More »

Should You Tell Your Employer You’re Looking for Work?

  Searching for a new job when you are currently employed comes with some challenges. Not only do you have to juggle your professional and personal obligations with your job search, you also have to decide whether you should clue your manager in on the matter. Wondering whether telling your employer you are looking for… Read More »