Stop Expecting This at Work

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  Most professionals have certain expectations regarding their work. Being fairly compensated for their efforts is one example of a common expectation, and that one doesn’t tend to be damaging. However, some employees fall into the trappings of one common misconception, and that can lead to decreasing job satisfaction and even unnecessary job hoping or career… Read more »

What Your Body Language Says in Job Interviews

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  During an interview, your mouth isn’t the only thing talking. Your body language is also sending messages to the hiring manager and, if not properly managed, can even contradict the words you are saying. While most body language is fairly instinctual, you can learn to control it. If you want to make sure your… Read more »

How to Find a Job Without a Resume

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  Building or updating a resume can be a cumbersome task. If you’ve never had a resume before or haven’t applied to a job opening in several years, the idea can also be very intimidating. While most vacancy announcements do require a resume as part of the application, not all of them do. There are… Read more »

Post-Holiday Warehouse Jobs Available Now!

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  After the holiday, seasonal warehouse positions largely disappear. Luckily, there are post-holiday warehouse jobs available now, many of which can be long-term. If you are looking for a new role, here are a few warehouse jobs worth checking out. Warehouse – Monroe, MI If you are looking for an entry-level position with tons of… Read more »

Disagree With Your Year-End Evaluation? Here’s How to Handle It

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  As the year draws to a close, employees around the country are sitting down for one of their hardest meetings of the year: their year-end evaluation. While many will likely receive compliments on their performance, constructive criticism usually comes along too. When the negative feedback is valid and insightful, it can actually be beneficially,… Read more »

The Best Gift You Can Give Yourself (and Your Career)

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  Self confidence is often touted as the key to success and, in many ways, it is. But those who extoll its virtues, especially individuals who seem to possess it naturally, can’t always articulate what to do if you are lacking in the self confidence department. Luckily, self confidence is a gift you can give… Read more »

Sick of a Long, Cold Commute? Find a Job Closer to Home!

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  If you ask professionals to discuss their favorite part of their workday, odds are they won’t talk about their commute. Typically, the time spent getting to and from work is an inconvenience; minutes or hours that workers would prefer spending with their families, being productive, or simply relaxing. In America, the average commute is… Read more »

Is a Shipping/Receiving Job Right for You?

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  Shipping and receiving workers are critical parts of many light industrial manufacturing and warehouse environments. They ensure that incoming items are properly received and stored, and outgoing products are correctly packaged and prepared for shipment. Without shipping/receiving positions, operations would grind to a halt in many environments. This means there are usually opportunities available… Read more »

5 Light Industrial Jobs You Can Land Before 2019

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  If a landing a new job is one of your goals for the upcoming year, why not get a head start on your resolutions and land one before 2019 begins? There are many light industrial opportunities available with some of the area’s leading companies, and many of them will allow you to start before… Read more »

You’re Making Your Job Harder Than It Should Be…

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  While every job is going to be challenging, at least at times, that doesn’t mean it should feel like a slog each and every day. If even the simplest tasks seem to take an eternity, or like they are harder for you than anyone else in your workplace, it’s possible that it isn’t the… Read more »