Job Interview Do’s for the Interviewee

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Right up there with public speaking and going to the dentist, job interviews prove stressful to many potential employees. In fact, according to Next Gen Personal Finance, job interview stress afflicts 92% of American adults. While stressing over an upcoming interview is natural, stress may keep you from foregrounding your best qualities. So, let’s examine… Read more »

How to Ask for a Pay Raise

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In today’s economy, affording the basics is an ever-increasing challenge. Although experts say that post-COVID inflation is downward, many consumers still notice pressure on their pocketbooks. Salaries must keep up with the cost of living. So, if your income lags behind industry trends and your daily needs, you may need to request a pay raise.   Asking… Read more »

How to Write a Great Cover Letter

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While some employers auto-fill applications via applicants’ uploaded resumes, some companies still like the personal touch. When a prospective employer allows you to submit a cover letter with your resume, remember you’re encountering a golden opportunity. This is your chance to introduce both your talent and your personality . . . so take advantage of… Read more »

Discover Your Career Path with Temp Positions

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Temp employment involves substituting for permanent employees on leave. Whether sickness, childbirth, or family emergencies have called them away from work, you’re there to fill their shoes till they return. Even if your eventual goal is long-term employment in your chosen industry, temp employment has benefits. Below are a few notable perks of temp labor… Read more »

Authentic Leadership

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“Authentic leadership is a leadership style exhibited by individuals who have high standards of integrity, take responsibility for their actions, and make decisions based on principle rather than short-term success.”          –Matt Gavin, Harvard Business School Online   At the heart of every successful business lie the core principles that define its values. When… Read more »

The Advantages of Working with a Staffing Agency for Job Seekers: What You Need to Know

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Finding the right new job isn’t easy. You’ve always done it on your own, but you’re curious about working with a staffing agency. Whether you’ve been seeking new opportunities for a while or are preparing to start your search, enlisting the services of a recruiter can be a game-changer. Here are a few benefits you’ll… Read more »

How to Network Successfully in a Small Town

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Living in a small town is great, but networking isn’t always easy. Making new connections can be challenging, so you need to get a little creative. Of course, if you’re currently employed, you also don’t want to do anything too obvious that will alert your boss that you’re looking for a new job. Not sure… Read more »

The Importance of Workplace Safety in Manufacturing: Tips for Job Seekers

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Working with your hands is your passion. You enjoy going to work each day and creating something new — but manufacturing jobs certainly come with a variety of safety hazards. It’s important to be cognizant of every possible safety concern to create and maintain a safe work environment for yourself and your colleagues. Of course,… Read more »

Why You Should Define Your Career Goals BEFORE Starting Your Job Search

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You’re searching for a new job, and to be honest, you’re casting a pretty wide net. Being open to new possibilities is great, but it’s also important to choose a new job that aligns with your future career goals. Therefore, if you haven’t set these objectives yet, it’s time to temporarily hit pause on your… Read more »