If you’ve been searching for new employment in the manufacturing industry, you’ve likely come across the term “light industrial.” The word crops up in job descriptions, job titles, and qualifications, but it may leave you scratching your head wondering: What exactly is light industrial work? How is it different from the traditional manufacturing, production, or … Continue reading What Is Light Industrial Work and Is It Right for You?
Congratulations! You’ve landed a job offer with an industry-leading company. You’ve gone through the grueling interview process and landed on the other side. Suffice it to say, you’re really excited about this career opportunity. But now comes the hard part: salary negotiations. Salaries can be scary to negotiate. In fact, only 31% of job seekers … Continue reading How to Negotiate Your Salary and Benefits: 5 Tips That Will Get the Job Done
It won’t be long until the holidays are upon us — and with it comes an influx of seasonal jobs, ripe for the picking. Whether you’re a college student, stay at home parent, retiree, or just want to supplement your full-time work with another paycheck, seasonal jobs offer a great, flexible way to earn an … Continue reading The Best Seasonal Jobs in Three Major Industries and How to Find Them
The world is your oyster. As a job seeker looking to start your career, opportunity is around every corner and you have a wealth of options in front of you. But which opportunity will lead to the most success? How can you make sure you’re starting your career off on the right note? If you’re … Continue reading The Best Entry-Level Jobs: How to Get Into Your Dream Industry
Minnesota is a critical hub for the medical device industry, home to groundbreaking companies and world famous hospitals where even His Holiness the Dalai Lama has sought treatment. Appropriately named, Medical Alley, these Minnesota-based companies and their many medical innovations have even led to a special exhibit at the Smithsonian institute. But what does all … Continue reading What Minnesota’s Booming Medical Tech Industry Means for Job Seekers
Administrative assistants, secretaries, and receptionists have a reputation of simply needing to answer the phone and greet office guests. In reality, they are the foundation of businesses, enabling each team member to get the job done. Responsible for organizing schedules, communicating on behalf of executives, maintaining contact lists, and more, they serve as a critical … Continue reading 8 Must-Have Skills to Become a Stand-Out Administrative Assistant
There’s no denying that being a call center agent is an important job. As the customer’s first point of contact for questions and problems, call center agents have the daunting task of being the voice of the company. And while receiving positive customer feedback and serving customers will make your day, there are sides to … Continue reading 6 Common Questions Job Seekers Have About Working in a Call Center
When it comes to hunting for a new position, job seekers are acutely aware of how time consuming the process it. As a result, many turn to local job fairs to get in front of many companies and their representatives at once, rather than digitally submitting dozens of resumes and hoping for a phone call.
The job hunt can be a grind. It’s time-intensive, daunting and frustrating at times. As a result, it can be easy to get discouraged when things aren’t going as you hoped. Grind, daunting, frustrating—these are certainly feelings many athletes and sports fanatics have intimate experience with. And in times of need, athletes turn to coaches … Continue reading Coaching for Success: 7 Inspirational Quotes from Coaches to Motivate Your Job Search
For many job seekers, the idea of networking is nerve wracking and intimidating. But when you boil it down, job networking is merely relationship building, something that everybody has experience with. You’re building relationships and important connections with family members, friends and coworkers, as well as others you meet on your journey through life, every … Continue reading 5 Tips for Successful Professional Networking That Can Land You New Job Opportunities
When you finally land that job interview, you’re over the moon. But your work isn’t done. You need to be ready to showcase your experience, knowledge, skills and personality in a way that tells interviewers you’re the absolute best candidate for the job. So if you’ve recently landed a job interview, use some of these … Continue reading Interview Prep: 8 Tips & Tricks to Help You Ace Your Job Interview