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Poll Results: The Most Popular Part-Time Jobs

Which job should you choose? Fulltime work isn’t for everyone. Some workers are at a point in their lives where they want to spend more time with their families and less time at the office. Others need to be able to balance taking care of children or sick relatives with earning a paycheck. For those […]

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Poll Question: Help Us Rename the Blog!

Poll Question: Help Us Rename the Blog!

Would a blog by any other name read as sweet? Thank you for keepin’ up with Movin’ On Up! For the past 11 years, you’ve been here for interview tips, job search advice, career coaching, and more. Movin’ On Up is in for some big changes. Why? Because we’ve moved beyond career advice. Our blog […]

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Safety Month: Forklift Safety

We’re back to wrap up National Safety Month with one last set of tips. Getting your forklift certification is something worth celebrating. Forklifts are great tools that allow you to do things you could never accomplish alone. However, improper use of these warehouse workhorses could result in injury or even death. Every three days, someone […]

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Poll Results: Does Charitable Giving Matter?

What’s the best way for companies to show they care? When a company gives back, it shows they care about more than their bottom line. It helps to humanize a faceless corporate entity. Companies that give back frequently see less turnover and greater success. Last month we asked readers what type of giving they prefer […]

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Ask a Recruiter: Losing the Job Before You Even Get to the Formal Interview

Ask a Recruiter: Losing the Job Before You Even Get to the Formal Interview

Is it possible to ruin your chances of getting hired before you even meet your interviewer? Yes it is. We frequently get questions from readers about the interview process. One of the most common is why they never make it past the first interview. Although we covered interview tips in a recent blog, here’s one […]

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Poll Question: What Type of Part-time Work Would You Consider?

Poll Question: What Type of Part-time Work Would You Consider?

We are all more than workers. We’re fathers, mothers, sons, daughters, grandparents, hobbyists, and so much more. Which means we need time to take care of sick kids, help our parents in their old age, or simply to pursue other passions. But with a fulltime job, that’s not always easy. We need to get things […]

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On the Job Podcast – Entrepreneurial Dreams: Passion in Puns

On the Job Podcast – Entrepreneurial Dreams: Passion in Puns

In this episode of On the Job, we hear about Merrily Grashin, whose career began in New York City, doodling images and writing clever puns about the world that surrounded her while waitressing and bartending. Encouraged by the people she met along the way, she used her natural skill as an artist to launch her own […]

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Poll Results: What Benefits Do Employees Crave?

Last month we asked readers what benefits, not including health, they valued most from employers. The Results Having a flexible work schedule led the pack with 17.57% of the vote, while generous/unlimited vacation time and opportunities to work from home/remotely followed in second and third, with 12.83% and 11.85%, respectively. The rest of the results […]

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Ask a Recruiter: Your Questions Answered—Part 2

Ask a Recruiter: Your Questions Answered—Part 2

More of your questions about the recruiting process answered. Last month, a few of our top recruiters answered some of the questions readers had about recruiting. This month we are answering the rest of those top questions. I’ve been asked the following: “With all your experiences, how do you attribute your successes?” What are good […]

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Poll Question: How Should Your Company Give Back?

Poll Question: How Should Your Company Give Back?

Most companies today understand corporate citizenship not only makes a difference in their bottom lines and communities, but also helps build a more engaged workforce. Employees like to give back, and it’s always great to see your company doing something for the greater good—that they’re committed to improving the community. In fact, when companies make […]

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