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Wake up, hiring managers! It’s a candidate-driven market with way more jobs than people to fill them. If the candidate is experienced and working in high-demand fields such as healthcare or technology, they can pretty much write their ticket into just about any job they choose. The old ways of interviewing aggressively no longer work Read more »

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Ghosting is just a nasty trend that needs to stop. Perhaps it’s too easy, in our digital era, so simply walk away from an employer that you’ve only met a few times on a Zoom call. We get that. But it hurts. Your recruiter may end up wondering if they did something wrong or even Read more »

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Is your clerical candidate proficient in all Word applications? Have you seen examples of their written work? These are a couple of examples of how to screen your clerical candidates. Clerical skills literally run the world. Out of all the applications most companies use, they probably go back most frequently to Office tools like Word Read more »

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If you’re a heavy equipment operator trying to increase your marketability to employers, it’s a good idea to put your skills to the test with some heavy equipment training. It doesn’t matter if you’re new to the field or an experienced operator, having some credentials to back up your experience is never a bad idea. Read more »

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COVID-19 increased the need for qualified workers in warehouse settings. This includes the role of packaging operator, who is an important part of quality control in any warehouse setting. What does a packaging operator do exactly? If you’re considering the field or if you’re currently working as a packaging operator, what are the certifications you’ll Read more »

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We’re in the thick of a staffing shortage again and you need an accountant. It’s a challenging time for employers seeking any kind of talent, let alone skilled workers from the accounting field. Accounting handles critical components for your business, from taxes, billing, payroll, and more. It’s not a function you can do without for Read more »

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Sustainable Logistics International makes a good point, “With climate change becoming an increasingly bipartisan issue, the PR value of operating green and efficient warehouses is substantial.” Reducing the carbon footprint of your warehouse will also reduce operational expenses on your bottom line. No matter what you think about the issue, making your warehouse a little Read more »

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It may sound like a chicken or the egg argument. Which is better when you’re applying for a job: Education or experience? Is it the college education that opens the door to management opportunities or will companies only look at concrete experience as their prerequisite? We have answers that may surprise you. Education vs. Experience: Read more »

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Warehouses are dangerous places but it’s easy to become complacent about your personal safety when those around you are bending the rules. They ignore warehouse safety rules at their peril; the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) says warehouses are a common cause of worker injury and even death. Here are some of the most Read more »

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The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) says there are more than 7,000 warehouses in the United States with more than 145,000 people working in them. Ominously, the industry ranks high on the number of on-the-job injuries each year, including those that lead to fatalities. According to OSHA, the fatal injury rate for warehouses is Read more »