Here’s What New Employees Should Try To Avoid At Their New Job

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Starting a new job can be both exciting and overwhelming. If you’re beginning a new role in the near future, here are some things to consider avoiding.   1. Being Too Busy It’s not uncommon for people to start their first job out of college and feel overwhelmed with the amount of work they have…

Top Ways Employers Are Addressing Staffing Shortages

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Staffing shortages are getting more and more common in today’s economy. During the pandemic, many people found themselves working from home or out of work, and it gave them time to reflect on their lives—leading many to change careers or leaving the workforce all together. On top of this, fields such as skilled labor are…

Why You Should Consider a Temp-To-Hire Position

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The hiring process can take a long time! From reviewing job postings, to applying, and then interviewing, you’ve already invested plenty of hours. But then consider everything that has to happen on the employer’s end—they need to review their notes, compare candidates, possibly conduct follow-up interviews, make selections and extend offers. Altogether, the hiring process…

Five Tips for Selecting the Right Candidate for a High-Level Position

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Looking for candidates for management and executive positions? This type of position can be especially difficult to fill because these sought-after candidates are often happily employed and not looking. And once you find candidates, you need to be sure they’re just right for your company. After all, these are the people who you’re relying on…

How To Find a Great Job in the Tri-State Area

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Good news if you’re looking around for a new job: many employers are currently hiring! The pandemic led to many people deciding to leave their jobs, and this has left openings and opportunities, depending on your industry. But what if you’re not sure where to begin looking? In the Illinois, Missouri and Iowa Tri-State region,…

Top Warehouse Certifications to Increase Appeal

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Certifications are extra titles you can earn that make you more marketable. As a warehouse worker, you’d be surprised how many you have to choose from. When you’re certified in something, it shows employers you know more than the average worker, which makes you eligible for more (and possibly better) jobs. Top warehouse certifications for…

An Outline of the Perfect Candidate for a Customer Service Representative Position

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When it’s time to hire, you want to make the best choices for your company. Nothing can set you back quite like the wrong candidate matches, disruption to your team and subsequent turnover (and rehiring). You can avoid all this and improve your choices when you focus on tops qualities of a customer service rep…

Tips on Getting Past the Phone Interview Stage

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If you have recently submitted an application, a phone interview may be included in your hiring process. This type of interview can be more impersonal than a face-to-face interview, so you’ll need to adjust how you handle it. But by following a few key tips, you can give your best-ever interview and impress the hiring…

Improving Warehouse Efficiency through Staffing

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The more efficient your warehouse, the more profitable your business. With a well-organized warehouse and straight-forward fulfillment process, you can quickly fill customers’ orders, ship and have merchandise in their hands. Remember: these are the days of two-day shipping. Your customers except speed and accuracy, and if you’re unable to deliver, you may find your…

A Guide to Enhancing Your Onboarding Process

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The steps you take to onboard new employees helps with a seamless transition into your company. They’ll start out strong from the very beginning, paving the way for successful job performance. In fact, an effective and efficient onboarding process leads to job satisfaction, reduced turnover and increased productivity, which can only help you. So it…