Bounce Back from a Layoff with These 6 Tips

Posted on May 14, 2021

Layoffs happen to the best people. As we write this, the unemployment rate hovers around 6%. Within those numbers, you’ll find the stories of millions of Americans who faced a layoff. When a layoff happens, it stings. But you can bounce back from this.

Here are six tips that can help. 1. Take Time to Breathe.

A layoff is often an unexpected event that can be terrifying. Even if you were expecting it, the emotions you may have when facing a layoff can run high. It's important to have whatever feelings you're experiencing. Try to focus on putting one foot in front of the other. Take time to reassess, take care of your health, and get ready for an employment push.

2. Organize Your Finances...

3 Top Skills to Highlight on Your Resume

Posted on May 7, 2021

Your resume still matters. It’s the first introduction that employers have. In most cases, it’s a way to open the door to the interview. But a recruiter only spends a few minutes looking at your resume before discarding it or moving it into the interview pile. If you just have a few minutes to get their attention, what skills should you highlight?

Need to Find a Job Fast? Here's Why You Should Work with a Recruiter

Posted on Apr 30, 2021

If you’ve ever sent a resume into the black hole of the online application process, you know that it is usually a lengthy process that may or may not actually yield a job. You've probably sent out resumes and simply never heard anything back—it's a typical complaint, but today's online processes are completely anonymous. Once you hit the, submit button, who knows where resume goes, really? It's a stressful process, particularly if you need to find a job fast. But we know one thing you can to improve your chances of not only find a job, but finding one fast. Working with a recruiter is your secret weapon for finding a great job.

Here's Why You Should Work with a Recruiter Recruiters Find Jobs Fast

If you're spending hours searching...

Cost-Effective Ways to Celebrate Employee Accomplishments

Posted on Apr 23, 2021

Employee recognition is a valuable way to engage and motivate your team. The data shows us that employee recognition increases employee morale and in turn improves customer service. It helps you retain workers longer, too. The data even shows that employees that are rewarded for their good work are 50% higher in productivity—and that’s good for business.

But many companies have tight budgets and wonder how they can celebrate employee accomplishments and create a more positive culture. We have some suggestions for great ways to give an "atta boy" without breaking the bank....

Soft Skills All Warehouse Foreman Should Master

Posted on Apr 9, 2021

Soft Skills All Warehouse Foreman Should Master

Every warehouse depends upon its foreman or managers to maintain the daily processes and people necessary to keep goods moving in and out of the building. Warehouse leadership should carefully cultivate soft skills to help them do their jobs more effectively. This blog will help you understand the soft skills that all warehouse foremen should master.

Soft Skills All Warehouse Foreman Should Master Decision-Making

Knowing how to make the right decisions at the right time is an important way for warehouse foreman to do the job well. Warehouse foremen make many decisions throughout the day but knowing the right direction to go takes some aptitude. Understanding the impacts of internal and external forces and their impact on the human...

Why 3rd Shift Might Be Best for You (And Your Family)

Posted on Apr 9, 2021

Why 3rd Shift Might Be Best For You And Your Family

An increasing number of people— about three million , in fact, work the night shift between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. Another four million work at some point during the night and even more work floating or more erratic schedules. Interestingly, night shift workers are “grey collared,” meaning they are a mix of factory, warehouse, or other physical laborers, as well as professional office workers in all categories. Not to mention those freelancers out there earning side hustle money.

It seems like more people are working the night shift. What are the benefits of working when others are sleeping? How could the 3rd shift help you and your family?...

Highly Skilled? Here's Why You Should Work with a Recruiter

Posted on Mar 19, 2021

Highly skilled workers or those with specific hard-to-find technical, scientific, medical, or other expertise can be very hard to find. While these professionals may have a long history in the field and a network of colleagues, sometimes they need a little help finding the right career match for their skills. That's where a recruiter can help. This article will help you understand why working with a recruiting team, no matter your skillset, can be important.

What’s Happening in the Specialized Skills Market?

Today there are more than 650,000 skilled labor jobs that are going unfilled each year because we don’t have enough qualified candidates to go...