Studies show that we begin making assumptions about other people within the first thirty seconds of meeting them. Since thirty seconds is a pretty short period of time, that means most of these assumptions are based completely on body language. You could be an articulate, warm, funny, genuine, and intelligent person. But if your body… Read more »

Forklift drivers work in many different shipping and receiving environments—from warehouses to dockyards to storage facilities. Any business that stores their products and/or equipment on pallets or housing racks likely requires a number of skilled forklift drivers to safely transport their items. Which makes forklift drivers an integral part of any shipping and receiving team…. Read more »

The end of December is a great time to reflect on your professional life and make plans for the year to come. Did you accomplish the things you wanted to accomplish in 2015? Were you satisfied with your job and the work you were doing? Or, if you were hunting for a new position, were… Read more »

Everybody gets a bit nervous the night before a job interview. It’s an unfamiliar situation and a lot of pressure. It’s completely natural to feel some butterflies in your stomach, or a bit of anxiety. However, there are a number of things you can do to ensure that you’re as prepared as possible for your… Read more »

Did you know that the first five minutes of an interview are often the most important? As soon as you walk into the room, your prospective employer is already making tons of snap judgments about you that will inevitably influence their hiring decision. How are you dressed? What’s your energy like? Did you arrive on… Read more »

There are a few misconceptions floating around about temporary jobs. Some people assume all temporary jobs result in lower pay and unsatisfying work. Others think that temporary positions never lead to full-time employment.   But these misconceptions are just that: misinformation. There are a number of great benefits of taking on a temporary position. And… Read more »

Did you know that employees who routinely show up to work late is one of an employer’s biggest pet peeves? It may seem like a small thing, but if you’re late to work day after day, your employer will definitely start to notice you. And not in a good way. Arriving late sends a big… Read more »

Nobody wants to appear as though they don’t know all the answers at work. When faced with a workplace dilemma, sometimes it can be embarrassing and uncomfortable to ask for help. But the truth is that even the most seasoned professionals need to ask for help sometimes. A workplace is always full of potential challenges… Read more »

Finishing one job and beginning another means starting fresh with new co-workers and a new employer, right? Wrong. When it comes to your career, you’re never completely starting over. Maintaining a positive relationship with old employer(s) is actually highly important for all workers in any industry. If you can avoid it, you never want to… Read more »

Interviews can be stressful and nerve-racking experiences. Even the most confident employees tend to get nervous right before a big interview. But there’s no denying that interviews are also a necessity when you want to secure a new position. The interview is your first encounter with your prospective employer. It’s an opportunity for them to… Read more »