5-Minute Meditations at Work for Your Most Stressful Days

Most of us have experienced one of THOSE days at work. Your stress level is through the roof, there’s no end in sight, and you can’t seem to calm yourself down. When this happens, have you considered meditation?   Maybe you think meditation is too time–consuming, too difficult or just not for you? Well, think again. Did you know you can meditate in as little as five… Read More »

Make Sure There’s a Path for Your Temporary Workforce to Become Permanent

Does your company use temporary workers? Do any of your temps ever become permanent employees? If you answered, “No,” you probably are putting your business at a disadvantage.  Here are three reasons why advancing temps to full-time positions is a smart business strategy.   Inspire Your Workforce As organizational consultant, Simon Sinek writes in his book, Start with Why, “Average companies give their people something… Read More »

Recognizing Burnout: How to Know When You’re Stretching Your Employees Too Thin

Sometimes business gets crazy and you need to ask more from your workers than you usually do. This may be the result of a busy season, budget cuts or staff shortages. In the short term, this can be a chance for your team to rise to the occasion. However, over a longer period, overwhelming workloads… Read More »

What It Takes to Become a Machine Operator

Are you thinking about working as a machine operator? Would you like to know more about what this job involves? Here is a brief overview to help you decide if this career is right for you. What Does a Machine Operator Do? Machine operators set up, operate, maintain and repair a variety of computer-controlled and… Read More »

Safety in the Workplace: 5 Ways to Stay Safe in the Warehouse

Working in a warehouse is not only a challenging, but also a potentially dangerous job. If you are an employee in one of America’s more than 17,000 warehouses, you need to know how to stay safe. Respect Machinery Warehouses are full of machinery from conveyor belts to forklifts. Any of this equipment can be hazardous,… Read More »

Temporary Summer Jobs Could Be Perfect For You

With summer quickly approaching, you may wonder if a seasonal job is worth your time. Summer employment certainly offers many benefits. Do you fall into any of the following categories?   You Need to Earn Extra Money Whether you are a high school student, a college student or a teacher who has summers off, temporary… Read More »

Don’t Become a Desperate Job Seeker

Everyone knows how difficult it can be to find a job, whether you really need one or just want to switch to a new one. But, you cannot turn into a desperate job seeker or you will be sending employers the wrong message. Here are the best ways to search for a new job without… Read More »

Making the Most of an Informational Interview

One of the best ways to get closer to landing a job or at least an interview for an open position is to go on a couple of informational interviews. Many job seekers do this when they have no job prospects. Informational interviews are an excellent way to grow your professional network and could lead… Read More »

Working with a Recruiter 101: The Cost of a Staffing Company

As a job seeker, working with a staffing company does not have to be the last resort. It should be the first thing you do when leaving school or being laid off from a job. You can even work with a staffing company while employed and looking for a job that is further up the… Read More »