5 Ways to Prepare for a Job Interview

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The day of your big job interview has finally arrived! You’ve been waiting anxiously since you received the invitation, and now it’s time to show the interviewer you’re the best person for the job. Preparation is the key to a successful job interview, so even if you typically fly by the seat of your pants,… Read more »

What to Consider When Hiring New Staff for Your Warehouse

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Your warehouse needs to function like a well-oiled machine to get the job done right. All hands on deck are needed to keep things moving, so hire wisely. Whether you’re filling permanent or temporary positions, the candidates you choose have the power to either make the team stronger than ever or bring everyone down. The… Read more »

3 Ways Ecommerce is Affecting the Warehouse Industry

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The retail industry is undergoing a major transformation. More brick-and-mortar stores might shut their doors in 2017 — upwards of 8,600 — than ever before, according to brokerage firm Credit Suisse. Consumers haven’t stopped spending money, they’ve just found a different way to do it — online shopping. Tech-savvy millennials are the largest generation in… Read more »

Your Questions Matter!

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Since being invited to interview for a job you really want, you’ve prepared a response for every possible question you could be asked. Now it’s time to turn the tables and create a list of good, knowledgeable questions for the interviewer. Many employers expect you ask questions that go beneath the surface, and doing so… Read more »

Why They’re Not Getting to Your Resume

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If you’ve been applying for jobs like crazy, but hearing nothing back, your cover letter might be the problem. Often overlooked as a mere formality, this essential document can make or break your chances of scoring an interview. When a cover letter fails to leave an in impression, it often lands in the trash right… Read more »

Are You Getting a Great Investment Out of Your Employees?

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At many companies, employees are hired, thrown into the job and left to their own devices for the duration of their employment. If they want to keep their skills up-to-date, they’re forced to do it on their own time and dollar. What many employers don’t realize is creating a learning culture in the workplace is… Read more »

Millennials in the Industrial Field

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Millennials have officially taken over the workforce, so if your staffing roster is light on these young workers, it’s time to bulk up. Millennials are the largest living generation in the U.S., according to the Pew Research Center. Defined as those born between 1981 and 1997, they pushed past Generation X to become the dominant… Read more »

Moving on Without Burning the Bridge

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Congratulations, you just landed a great new job! An exciting new career endeavor awaits you — but first, you must resign from your current job. If you’re really unhappy in your current role, it can be tempting to drop what you’re doing and walk out the door, but behaving in an unprofessional manner will come… Read more »

Are You Micromanaging Your Employees?

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As an employee, there are few things more frustrating than being micromanaged. Constantly being watched, told how to do everything and falling short of expectations gets old — fast. If you suspect you might be a micromanager, you need to get yourself in check immediately or risk losing your best employees. 5 Signs You’re a… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Forklift Safety

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Your warehouse is constantly buzzing with activity. Workers are always moving this way and that, with many operating heavy machinery, such as forklifts. While necessary for work in a manufacturing environment, this equipment can do serious damage if not properly utilized. The last thing you want is for one of your workers be injured (or… Read more »