Resume Writing 101, Class #2

From my first post on this subject, I hope you noticed I used the term MANAGE in describing what you should do with your resume.  What did I mean by that you might ask, well it is just this: Don’t just keep your resume on your computer or tablet only to need it again...

Resume Writing 101, Class #3

Have you created your “Career Management” file yet??  If not in about 12 years you will think back and say “man, I should have listened to that recruiter dude!”. Other things to consider on your Transportation and Logistics resume: Each job in your career should have...

Transportation and logistics References

The old adage “it ain’t what you know it’s who you know” still has a lot of truth to it.  Sometimes this old phrase was stated in a derogatory light by people upset that they did not get a job or an advancement because someone else had “a connection”, and the...

Best Ocean Carrier Sales Guy I never placed!

In Transportation and Logistics recruiting, we always have an eye out for well qualified and successful Professionals.  As mentioned in other Blog posts, the hard part about recruiting is finding the people who aren’t actively looking for a job and are close to an...

Why Use a Recruiter?

I have been Recruiting in Transportation for almost 15 years now and the question “why use a recruiter?” has probably come up about a 1000 times and asked in about 100 different variations?  The question is usually asked because of several good reasons: A recruiting...

Transportation Management System (TMS)

TMS is a software tool for asset-based, asset light, non-asset, private fleet or for hire, transportation services, provider, or transportation intermediary, LTL, intermodal, freight forwarder, truck load, brokers and more. All of these types of companies share some...