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Winter is a challenging time of year for many people. Cold temperatures and less daylight weigh heavy on some. Then, if you add the challenges created by COVID-19, and the winter can seem especially hard. Luckily, there are things you can do to help you get through a tough Mississippi winter. If you aren’t sure… Read more »

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While all companies want to be future-thinking, many are reactive in nature. Any plans or strategies for the coming months or years may be a bit vague, or they don’t account for what could potentially be on the horizon. In 2020, COVID-19 highlighted not just the need for future-thinking but also how many companies fell… Read more »

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When the new year arrives, many professionals launch job searches in hopes of furthering their careers. If you’re a light industrial professional, certain changes to your resume can be incredibly impactful, increasing your chances of landing a new position. If you aren’t sure where to begin, here are five updates that are worth doing. Five… Read more »

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Due to the pandemic, job seekers have new views on employers. Their priorities have shifted, putting a stronger emphasis on company culture, values, and mission and how the employer supports their staff during difficult times. Ultimately, every manager’s biggest responsibility for the new year is to answer the critical questions on job seekers’ minds. As… Read more »

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After graduation, you usually take your first big steps into the working world, officially launching your career. While it is an exciting time, it can also be a challenging one. Many new grads have inaccurate ideas about how their careers should proceed, what the job search process will be like, and much more. If you’re… Read more »

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Saying that 2020 was a unique year feels like a massive understatement. COVID-19 shook the world, fundamentally altering the day-to-day lives – both personal and professional – of nearly everyone. As the pandemic unfolded, companies learned a variety of workplace lessons. Here’s a look at what businesses discovered during 2020. Sick Leave Doesn’t Just Benefit… Read more »

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As a result of the pandemic, many professionals are looking at their careers in a new light. Some once-stable industries are still struggling to recover, and it isn’t clear how long it will take for things to return to anything that resembles normal. For some, this makes the idea of a career change enticing. While… Read more »

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COVID-19 had a dramatic impact on the lives of nearly everyone. Hundreds of thousands of employees were suddenly working from home. Plus, many saw their personal lives get incredibly complex, particularly those impacted by school closures or who found themselves having to directly care for family members in high-risk groups. While telecommuting traditional came with… Read more »

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During the pandemic, many professionals chose to forgo any planned vacations. At times, this was because traveling wasn’t a viable option. As a result, they decided to delay their time off, hoping the situation would improve, and they could move forward with their original plan. For others, the situation is a bit different. Since they’ve… Read more »

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As the pandemic heightened, millions of professionals were laid off. Widespread unemployment meant that many companies were seeing unprecedented interest in their open positions. Choosing a candidate suddenly became challenging, partially because some hiring managers were inundated with viable options. In some cases, this has led hiring managers to become more stringent about their requirements…. Read more »