Posts Categorized: Job Seekers

How to Answer an Interview Question You Don’t Know

We’ve all been there — that moment in an interview when they fire a question your way and you have no idea what the answer is. Job interviews are stressful enough. Your career depends on this moment, so you need to be on your game. But a question you’re unsure of can really throw you.… Read More »

10 Motivational Quotes to Give Your Team a Boost

Motivational quotes can be really powerful. They won’t speak to everyone at the same time, but an occasional quote or two will get your team fired up and drive them to power through, overcome obstacles and work to get your company to their long-term goals. Here are ten motivational quotes to give your team a… Read More »

How Much Should You Be Following Up After an Interview?

The job search process can be stressful. Each time you fill out an application, send in your resume or meet for an interview, it produces a little more anxiety, and you can’t wait to hear back. You want to know immediately whether you’re still in the running or even got the job. But there’s a… Read More »

How to Make Workplace Safety a Team Effort This Month

Workplace safety is dependent upon teamwork. This means solid communication, clear delegation of responsibilities, effective policies and procedures, and individuals who are committed to preventing risks and injuries. An unsafe workplace scares employees away, decreases productivity and is costly. But when your whole team is working together to ensure an environment where safety is a… Read More »

What to Do Next If You’ve Been Rejected for a Job

We’ve all been there. You get all excited about a job you were interviewing for. Your resume was stellar. Your cover letter was well-crafted, tailor made for the position. You nailed the interview. You even started imagining yourself in the role, getting prepared for success – and then you get an email that you didn’t… Read More »

Five Ways to Decide If a Job Is the Right Fit for You

Deciding whether or not to take a job is rarely an easy decision. Even if it seems like your dream job, how can you know for sure? There are so many things that could happen you could never predict – the boss you thought you’d love to work with ends up leaving for another position,… Read More »

How to Make a Successful Career Change Across Industries

Succeeding on the job search takes courage and preparation, but changing industries is even more ambitious. But when you’re ready for it – bored by the monotony of your current role or stuck in a dead-end job – you just have to do it. Fortunately, with a solid network of friends and colleagues and some… Read More »

Five Ways to Build Leadership Skills from Any Position

If you’re looking for universal skills to set you apart and advance your career, developing leadership skills is likely at the top of the list. Those who are doing excellent work and growing their careers today will be business or department leaders tomorrow, meaning the time to prepare for that eventual promotion you’ll be looking… Read More »

What Do Employers Learn When They Find Your Social Media Profiles?

If you think that hiring managers aren’t really checking your social media profiles, then think again. Have you heard of employers rejecting a candidate based on something they learned about them online? You’re probably already using social media a lot for your personal life, but you have to think about it from the perspective of… Read More »

Safety During the Work Day Starts the Night Before

There’s no doubt about it: if you’re working in any time of manufacturing or industrial job, safety needs to be your top priority. Whether you’re operating heavy machinery or using hand tools, or just doing some heavy lifting, you need to be alert and your body needs to be well-rested. When thinking about how you… Read More »