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  Tips to make FreightCareers more useful if you are looking for a position in transportation: Check in daily.  The FreightCareers email may come to you weekly, but jobs at different experience levels from around the country (and some international ones as well), are posted every single day. Don’t wait on us – your new career is waiting! Make your profile searchable - Employers have the opportunity to search...
Land the perfect job, with the salary to match. The perfect job may not be so perfect if you’re not landing in the right compensation range. The FreightCareers team covers common salary negotiation mistakes, useful tips and in-depth knowledge of negotiating a salary. The FreightCareers team has interviewed the FreightWaves Human Resources Department to provide quick hits on the most important do’s and don’ts of...
While many companies that post positions on FreightWaves’ FreightCareers have professional human resources staff to develop listings, some smaller companies may not. For those companies, this primer may be helpful. How do you attract a wide, yet qualified, variety of people to apply for your opening? An authentic post is eye-catching and appreciated by those who are looking for something specific, and those who are simply...
We’ve interviewed our own Talent Acquisition and Human Resources departments as well as those from other freight and logistics companies to help you start your career in freight and logistics, and here is what we found:  Let’s tackle the age-old issue of “I am changing industries; I want this job but I don’t have industry-related experience, and no one will give me a job to gain this experience.”...
As the title suggests, the following are simple yet highly effective ways to boost your profile and dazzle hiring managers.  The FreightCareers job board was built to connect job seekers with hiring managers in the freight industry.   1. Pat yourself on the back.   Employers target candidates who possess skills and traits that align with the job requirements, but they also want someone who fits well in the...
The culture of networking has changed after nearly two years of the COVID pandemic and its fallout. Much of society has settled in with the “new-normal” of a virtual or remote world. Although the methods of networking have changed, the principles remain the same: Focus on quality over quantity Be active and proactive  Give, give, give Think long-term Over 80% of people, both those seeking employment and...