6 Things Every Cover Letter Should Have

You may have been told that a cover letter is no longer necessary for a modern job search. But many companies still prefer to see a letter, even if it’s just an email, to help introduce you as a candidate. If you’ve never written a cover letter before, or if you think your letter might… Read More »

Are Your Job Listings Just Ho-Hum?

Are the resumes you’re getting boring? Do they make you want to yawn and take a nap? The resumes you receive are a direct response to the job posting you published, so if your posting is only ho-hum, the resumes will be as well. You can avoid boring candidates by creating less boring job descriptions… Read More »

I Quit! – How NOT To Give Your Resignation

It’s okay to decide a job is not for you. But how you quit that job will have an impact on your career for the rest of your life. So whether you’ve just started a job that’s not a good fit or massive changes in your company have made a long term job no longer… Read More »

Are You Guilty Of These Social Media Blunders?

When was the last time you considered your social media presence? Is it time to clean it up a bit? Or maybe you don’t have a social media presence at all. There are a handful of social media blunders that could affect your job search. Here are some tips to improve your social media presence… Read More »

Owning up to Your Mistakes at Work

It can feel like the absolute end of the world. You’ve made a huge mistake at work. It’s not something you can sweep under the rug or quickly fix so no one noticed. This is gigantic. Now you feel like running away and changing your name so no one will ever know it was you.… Read More »

General Workplace Safety Tips For New Hires

The pressure is on. With deadlines and quotas approaching before the end of the year, along with personal holiday stress, you may be feeling a great weight on your shoulders. Even considering productivity and efficiency, the workplace must also focus on safety for all employees, including new hires. While much of the burden is on… Read More »

7 Ways to Jump-Start Your Career in 2020

  OK, the New Year is almost here so it’s a great time to start adding a few resolutions to your list, especially when it comes to jump-starting your career. Start by visualizing today as the last day of the year – you look back with pride over the past 12 months, seeing all you… Read More »

Career Spotlight – Machinists

Machinists play an essential role in many manufacturing companies. They handle CNC machine tools, like lathes, to create precision parts used in the fabrication of tools, machines, or other instruments. But what does it take to become a professional machinist? There will be a huge need for these roles in the coming job market as… Read More »

What You Wear Matters – How To Dress For An Interview

They say you never have a second chance to make a first impression. But the job search process is an entire series of first impressions, beginning with your initial application and resume and culminating with your in-person interview. What you wear matters, so it’s vital that you put a lot of thought into your wardrobe.… Read More »