Everyone gets stressed at work from time to time. It’s an inevitable fact of life that some days will just be tougher than others. One of the best strategies for managing your stress-levels at work is to incorporate a few de-stressing techniques into your daily routine before something triggers you. That way, you’re always ready… Read more »

The only thing more nerve-racking than a job interview is your first day on the job. You achieved your goal. You secured a position. But now the real pressure is on. More than ever, making a good impression is critical. First days are a whirlwind. You’re meeting co-workers, getting a tour of your new work… Read more »

Assembly worker jobs come in all shapes and sizes and can be found in a range of different industries. In the automotive industry, working on the assembly line is a flexible, in-demand role with plenty of room for growth. In general, most automotive companies are looking for assembly workers with some degree of experience with… Read more »

Many interview questions are familiar no matter what type of job you’re interviewing for. “Tell us about your past experience.” “Describe an obstacle you’ve faced in the workplace and how you overcame it.” “What are your professional goals?” Other interview questions, however, can leave job seekers completely stumped. Often “Why do you want to work… Read more »

  There’s an old saying that you should dress for the job that you want, not the job that you have. But how do those rules apply in a job interview? If you’re interviewing for a job in a business environment, it’s a no-brainer that you would show up for the interview wearing classic business… Read more »

Arrive on time. Give a firm handshake. Make eye contact. Chances are you’ve heard these job interview tips many times before. And there’s a good reason for that: they all matter. However, there’s another often overlooked part of interviewing for a job that’s just as important as these more well-known ways to make a good… Read more »

There are so many different factors that contribute to achieving professional success. But you may be surprised to learn that an expensive education isn’t always one of them.  In today’s workforce, skilled trades are more valuable and in-demand than ever. Plus, skilled trades often provide workers with stable and rewarding employment for the entirety of… Read more »

A job interview gives a prospective employer a snapshot of who you are. In many ways, it’s similar to a first date insofar as you are being evaluated not just for your “on-paper” qualities, but also for your personality. It matters whether you’re friendly or stand-offish. Whether you seem confident and composed, or shy and… Read more »

Most people dread having to ask for a raise or a promotion. It can be both awkward and uncomfortable to advocate for yourself, which is why the majority of employees avoid asking for months (and sometimes years), even when they believe they deserve a promotion. But what if there was something you could do to… Read more »

Did you know that many full-time employees actually spend more time with their co-workers than with their families and friends? Talk about a good reason to get to know your co-workers! If the majority of your time is spent together, it’s in your best interest to try and create a friendly and collegial work environment…. Read more »