Why You Should Consider Working Second Shift

Second shift sometimes equals a second choice. You get a job offer and feel like you need to take what you can get. But other times, second shift can represent the perfect fit. There are lots of reasons to consider this alternative schedule.  More than 2 million Americans work the night shift. This represents about 3.2%… Read More

Why Forming Relationships With Temporary Employees is So Important

Temporary employees: here today, gone tomorrow. Why get invested? Sadly, that’s a common attitude toward temp workers. It’s also a mistake. Forming a relationship with your temporary employees can lead to a number of important long-term benefits.  Don’t let your time with temps go to waste. Building a long-term connection can open up new potential and help you develop a meaningful talent pipeline. At the… Read More

What to Do With Employee Survey Results

The COVID-19 outbreak made communication with your team a critical lever in reacting to a fast–changing situation. As you consider safety issues and operational challenges going forward, employee surveys provide an excellent method for gathering opinions and using them to make the best decisions possible. But just handing out a questionnaire doesn’t do much good. You need to know what… Read More

How to Explain Gaps in a Your Resume

Gaps in your resume can complicate your ability to restart your career. But don’t dodge the issue. The best thing you can do is address the situation and explain why the gaps are there.   After all, taking time off from a career is very common. In the U.S. right now, there are approximately 91 million people who don’t have a job and… Read More

How a Temporary Position Can Help Restart Your Career

Even when you prioritize your career, life can get in the way. Events happen that force you to take a break from your professional life. But that doesn’t mean you have to stay away forever. Temporary positions provide excellent re-entry points, helping you restart your career following an absence.  The list of reasons to pause your career… Read More

Common Warehouse Interview Questions – And How to Answer Them

Warehouse jobs might not seem particularly exciting or glamorous on the surface, but the industry represents a significant bright spot for the economy. Knowing how to interview for these positions could open up opportunities in a growing field with long-term staying power. The key is knowing what questions you’re likely to get in a warehouse interview – and the answers that give… Read More

Are You Saying Enough in Your Job Descriptions?

A Job description represents your first introduction to a potential new employee. It could be the first communication in a long, productive relationship. Or it can end any potential association in an instant.   Given this importance, you have to ask yourself some important questions. Are you saying enough? Are you giving enough information in your job descriptions to draw the… Read More

Why Now Is the Best Time to Apply for a Job

After months of restrictions, the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak has entered a new phase. Businesses in many regions are beginning to open up again, even amid signs that the virus continues to spread. The uncertainty has led many workers to a difficult decision. But, despite the lingering worries about the virus, now might be the best time to apply… Read More

Why Flexible Staffing is Beneficial During Uncertain Times

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s hammered home the benefits of preparing for anything. You never know what’s going to happen. For employers, this has underlined the value of flexible staffing. During uncertain times, it can make the difference between successfully evolving with a changing market or going out of business.  The coronavirus outbreak escalated quickly.… Read More

What if My Employees Don’t Want to Come Back to Work?

The economy is slowly emerging from its COVID-induced hibernation. Businesses are reopening, and employees are returning to work. However, some workers might be reluctant to rush back into the outside world. What can you do if your employees don’t want to come back to work?  Coaxing your best employees back to work might be more difficult… Read More