Posts Categorized: Job Seekers

5 Top Transferable Job Skills

If you are trying to find a job and you hear someone talk about your transferable skills, you might wonder what that means. It simply refers to all those skills you have developed throughout your life. Some of those skills go back to your childhood, and others you may have acquired from schools and work… Read More »

Struggling to Find Transportation to Your Interview?

One of the most exciting calls a job seeker can get is the one with an invitation to a job interview. It’s a wonderful feeling to know your skills and experience impressed a hiring manager enough to trigger a face-to-face meeting.  But for some candidates, getting invited is a hollow victory. That’s because they don’t own a car, and public transportation isn’t available to the site of the… Read More »

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs,… Read More »

Tips for Working in a Fast-Paced Environment

Many jobs out there exist in fast-paced environments. There’s a hectic flow and a lot of pressure to keep up. Even if you have all the required technical skills, it can still be overwhelming. But If you can handle the stress and figure out some survival strategies, even practicing some ways to get ahead, you’ll… Read More »

3 Ways to Justify Job Hopping in an Interview

Most hiring managers see job-hopping on a resume and write it off as a red flag. They worry that a job-hopping candidate lacks focus or loyalty, but the truth is that people move from job to job for excellent and legitimate reasons. So, when you’re asked about it in an interview, it’s essential to understand… Read More »

5 Signs a Company is the Right Fit for You

When you’re searching for jobs, you’re always thinking about how to show off your best self and prove that you’re a good match for the job. But it’s also important to consider whether the job is a good match for you. After all, you don’t want to get three months (or less) in and discover… Read More »

Safety 101: Be an Active Listener in Safety Training 

As a new employee, you probably have to endure hours and hours of training and orientation. Even veteran employees have to sit through an occasional refresher or training update. And some of it may seem tedious and boring, and you might find yourself occasionally tuning out and wondering what’s for lunch. But one piece is… Read More »

Safety 101: Don’t Forget to Take a Break

Everyone needs a break now and then. Even if it’s to rest your brain, grab a snack, and chat with your coworkers. It doesn’t make you lazy or unproductive; it makes you smart. Step away from your work and avoid exhaustion. Breaks make workers more alert, productive, focused, and creative. Fatigued workers are more likely… Read More »

Questions to Ask in the Interview to Help Understand Expectation

At the end of every job interview comes a crucial opportunity: when they give you, the interviewee, the chance to ask questions. Many candidates pass up that opportunity, relieved that the hard part’s over, but they’re missing a precious opportunity to set themselves apart from all the other candidates. Potential employers want to see that… Read More »

Safety 101: Why Are Safety Measures Important to Follow?

It’s easy to get lax about safety procedures. After all, you’ve probably performed your duties a million times without an accident. Not to mention that some of your personal protective equipment (PPE) doesn’t fit quite right. But stop. Safety has to be a priority—always. Health and safety are essential, not only for your well-being but also for… Read More »