Have a Forklift Certificate? Material Handler Jobs Could Be the Right Option for Your Next Job

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While many industrial jobs rely on a contingent workforce of general laborers to maintain productivity on a day-to-day basis, others call for highly skilled professionals that specialize in one discipline or another. Job seekers who have already obtained forklift certification, for example, might find career longevity and success as a material handler in the manufacturing… Read more »

Scared of Your Resume? You Won’t Be After These Tips!

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Writing a resume is a daunting process. Between common industry standards, the expectations of hiring managers and the advice of friends, there’s a lot to consider – especially if this is your first time. However, this doesn’t have to be such a scary experience. By using the following tips, you can overcome your fears and… Read more »

Why the First Interview Didn’t Lead to the Second Interview

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In today’s job market, many employers and hiring managers rarely depend on a single interview. Not only do they tend to interview many different applicants, but they often host secondary interviews to ensure they’re finding the best possible talent. Some even use further rounds of interviews to narrow the field even further. If you consistently… Read more »

The Resume Objective – is It Dead?

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According to recent studies, hiring managers, recruiters and interviewers spend an average of six to 30 seconds reviewing each resume. Although some job seekers are under the impression that their two- or three-page resume is better than a shorter document, this simply isn’t true. Likewise, many job seekers begin their resume with a brief career… Read more »

“What Do You Do in a Crisis” – How to Answer That in an Interview

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The standard job interview can be a stressful time. It doesn’t matter if you’re a workforce veteran or if you’re a first-time jobseeker – there’s always some anxiety to overcome. Some hiring managers try to soften the process with fun and creative questions, but one that almost always pops up is “What do you do… Read more »

What Can You Change to Make Your Job More Enjoyable?

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For some of us, jobs tend to become boring over time. While it’s easy to become bored throughout the course of a long-term career, it’s a problem that even affects temporary workers. In this case, there are several tips and tricks you can use to try to reinvigorate your current job and find the momentum… Read more »

Overcome Being Afraid to Find a New Job

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It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been through the motions a hundred times before or this is your first time – the process of finding a job is a difficult and daunting process. Some find it so challenging they try to avoid it all costs – even if they’re perfectly qualified for jobs in their area…. Read more »

Why Your Friends and Family Make a Real Impact in Your Job Search

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Many of us would be lost without friends and family. They have a strong influence of nearly every aspect of our day-to-day lives, including the job search. If you find you’re struggling when it comes to finding that perfect job, don’t hesitate to communicate with your peers – you might be surprised at what you… Read more »

How Do You Get a Forklift Certification? What Does It Cost?

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Many industrial and even commercial roles require the use of forklifts on a regular basis. From stocking shelves to picking orders from a warehouse environment, these machines can perform the job safer – and quicker – than human workers. But what does it take to become a forklift operator? What kind of certification is required,… Read more »