Why You Should Stop Ghosting Employers

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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 »

3 Benefits of Completing Heavy Equipment Training

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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 »

Which Certifications Are Most Important for a Packaging Operator?

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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 »

Which is Valued More When Applying for a Management Position: Education or Experience?

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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 »

Are you Ignoring These Common Safety Rules in the Warehouse?

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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 »

Feeling Burned Out? Try These 6 Strategies to Help

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If you’ve been feeling overworked for a long time you may find you’re dragging yourself to and from work, lack motivation, and generally find yourself overwhelmed. There’s a clinical term for what you’re feeling and it’s called burnout. Here’s a blog to help you understand the symptoms of burnout and six ways you can overcome Read more »

Why Soft Skills Will Land You the Job Over Anything

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There is an increasing emphasis on soft skills in new hires. This is true in virtually every industry and in every type of job. Why? Because employers know the “hard” skills can be taught on the job, but soft skills can’t. What are soft skills and why do they matter now more than ever? What Read more »

Is Second Shift Right for You?

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Have you ever considered working the second shift? It’s that shift that begins in the afternoon and ends in the early part of the evening. Typically, these shifts run from 4 pm to about midnight. It’s called second shift because it follows those early risers from the first shifter that end around 4 in the Read more »

How a Morning Routine Can Make You More Productive at Work

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If you’re wondering how to improve your productivity, become more of a morning person. Don’t take our word for it; science says a structured morning routine makes you more successful. A Harvard biologist researched the issue and found early risers get more done and solve problems more efficiently. Another study showed morning people are happier, Read more »