You (Yes, YOU!) Can Make Yourself the Best Candidate in Your Field

Many professionals strive to be one of the best at their current workplace. It allows them to excel in their position, achieve recognition, and potentially advance. Plus, being viewed as a top performer can give you job security, as most companies aim to keep their best and brightest on staff. However, by taking the right… Read More »

Work-Life Balance Is Possible (But Not Easy!) for New Parents

Many professionals know someone who seems to have it all together. Maybe it’s a working couple with children who makes it look like juggling their professional and family obligations is a breeze. It could even be images on social media of people living their “best lives,” bouncing from their kids’ soccer games to vacations all… Read More »

What Is the Difference Between MIG and TIG Welding?

If you are thinking about becoming a welder, you might have learned that there is more than one type of welding. Companies may look for candidates with specific welding skills, such as inert metal gas (MIG) or tungsten inert gas (TIG) welding experience or training. By knowing what the difference is between MIG and TIG… Read More »

Is Marijuana and Drug Testing Still Relevant for Your Light Industrial Workforce?

The legalization of medicinal and recreational marijuana seems to become more widespread each year. In Michigan, both medicinal and recreational cannabis is legal. In Ohio, medicinal marijuana is legal, while recreational is not. Illinois, a neighboring state, hasn’t legalized either. Since marijuana laws vary dramatically from one state to the next, companies are struggling to… Read More »

Should You List Internships on a Resume?

As you prepare to create or update your resume, you might feel conflicted about what you should or shouldn’t include. If you participated in an internship, you might wonder whether it’s appropriate to list it or, at a minimum, if that’s a wise decision. Luckily, figuring out whether you should include your internships is relatively… Read More »

Ever Consider Working as a Forklift Operator?

For some, the idea of driving a forklift is very enticing. Operating equipment can be delightful as well as part of a lucrative career. If you don’t have any training or prior experience, then you’ll need to take a few steps before you can start a career as a forklift operator. Here’s what you need… Read More »

Set Your Job Search Up for Success Now (Even If You Aren’t Looking Yet!)

Launching into a full-blown job search during the holiday season might not be appealing. After all, it can be a hectic time of year, particularly if you are already employed and are juggling your professional and personal obligations. However, even if the idea of looking for a new opportunity isn’t on your to-do list today,… Read More »

Is Winter Too Late for a Forklift Job?

It might not seem like forklift drivers would be in demand during the winter, but that isn’t the case. Many companies that have warehouse facilities or manage production require skilled forklift drivers all year-round, so they hire whenever there is a vacancy, regardless of the time of year. If you are looking for a position… Read More »

Yes, Your Career Can Survive into 2020

Automation in the workplace continues to make headlines, leaving many professionals concerned about the future of their careers. At some point, specific jobs may be entirely handled by artificial intelligence (AI) or automated robotic solutions, leaving the people who previously performed those duties without a job. However, while automation is making waves, that doesn’t mean… Read More »

Don’t Wait Until January to Find Work!

The holiday season is upon us, and it is a hectic time for many. At times, the idea of managing a job search while handling your holiday obligations might seem daunting. You might think that waiting until January is a better idea, but that isn’t always the case. Here’s a look at why you shouldn’t… Read More »