Do You Know the Top 5 Safety Best Practices?

If you work in a warehouse or a factory, you want to keep yourself and your co-workers safe. So, what rules should you follow? Start by familiarizing yourself with these top 5 safety best practices. The Top 5 Safety Best Practices in the Workplace Fix or Report Unsafe Conditions The best way to make your… Read More »

Should I Make a Mid-Life Career Switch?

You’re in your 30s or 40s, and you don’t like your job. You’re wondering, “Should I make a mid-life career switch?” Use these five questions to help you decide. Do You Know What You Would Like to Pursue? When you’re unhappy at work, it’s easy to have an “anywhere but here” attitude. However, as Julie… Read More »

How to Prevent Knee Pain When You Work in a Warehouse

Warehouse jobs are tough on your body. And at the end of a long day (or a long week), your knees may be killing you. So, what can you do? Here’s how to prevent knee pain when you work in a warehouse. Tips for Preventing Knee Pain When You Work in a Warehouse Eat a… Read More »

Why a Contract Position Is Perfect For You

In 2018, one of five jobs in the U.S. was held by a worker under contract. And estimates predict contractors and freelancers could make up half the American workforce within the next decade. (NPR, 2018) So, could a contract position be perfect for you? Here’s why the answer may be “Yes!” You Need to Build… Read More »

8 Tips to Staying Motivated When Work Feels Exhausting

Even when you like your job, you still can have one of those days. You’re tired and everything seems SO difficult. But don’t get stuck in a rut. Use these eight tips to stay motivated when work feels exhausting. Make a Manageable List Often, we lack motivation because we have too much to do. If… Read More »

10 Things You Can Do During Your Shift to Contribute to Your Mental Health

Shift work is tough, so it’s important to stay positive. And with a little creativity, you can! Here are ten ways to contribute to your mental health while you’re on the job. 1. Connect with a Co-worker Even a quick conversation can brighten your mood. Try to learn something new about one of your colleagues.… Read More »

Tips to Staying Safe While Performing Line Work

If you work in a factory or warehouse, you know production/packing work can be dangerous. However, a few extra precautions will reduce your risk. Use these tips to stay safe while performing line work. Top Safety Tips for Line Workers Keep Your Workplace Tidy A misplaced box or a slippery floor can easily lead to… Read More »

Should I Talk About Politics at Work? 4 Work-Friendly Conversation Starters

The 2020 Presidential election is a controversial topic. Everyone seems to have their own opinions about who should win and why. Therefore, whenever you talk about politics at work, you run the risk of landing in the middle of a heated conversation. So, Should I Talk About Politics at Work? Ultimately, the correct answer depends… Read More »

How to Leverage Short-Term Work to Advance Your Career

If you’ve found yourself recently unemployed or if you’re having trouble finding a job, you may be considering a temporary or contract assignment. And although this probably wasn’t part of your original plan, here’s how to leverage short-term work to advance your career. Look for Assignments That Build Your Skill Set Temporary positions are an… Read More »

The Main Reason You Should Always Keep Your Resume & Cover Letter Updated

Updating your resume and cover letter takes time, and you probably feel as though you have better things to do. However, don’t overlook this important task. Here’s why you should always keep your application materials up to date. The Main Reason to Keep You Application Materials Current You need to keep your resume and cover… Read More »