Sticking to Your New Year’s Resolution

Did you make a new year’s resolution this year? Have you already slipped up and broken it once or twice? Have other people made you feel bad about it and you’re considering giving up on it all together? Don’t give up just yet!

Studies suggest it takes MONTHS to form a new habit so don’t count yourself out after one or two slips, you still have plenty of time to start the new year off with a successful resolution! Read more ›

8 Networking Tips for Your New Years Party

Heading to a New Year’s party tomorrow? These types of parties can be a great opportunity to network! This time of year is the perfect chance to meet new people, socialize, and make contacts that could help your career in 2020.

We’ve put together a list of 8 simple networking tips to help you navigate and effectively network at your New Year’s Eve party this year. Read more ›

Breakaway Staffing Holiday Hours

Please be aware of the changes in our business hours over the next two weeks due to holiday celebrations. Read more ›

Workplace Gift Giving: What Not to Buy

Many of us work in a place where we will buy gifts for our co-workers during the holidays. While you should never feel obligated to purchase gifts for your workplace during this time of year, if you are going to buy gifts it is important that you buy things that are appropriate for the workplace. Read more ›

Maintaining Work Productivity During the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us which means celebrations, excitement, and unfortunately….. dreaded distractions! It can be increasingly difficult to maintain the same level of productivity at work as we get closer to the end of the year and everyone is in holiday-mode. But there are ways to keep your productivity up AND have fun during this time of year! Read more ›

Look Your Best at Your Office Holiday Party

It’s finally the season to be jolly, but with that comes the always festive office holiday party. For most, figuring out what to wear or how to look for these events can be challenging. Follow this guide to help limit your anxiety and look your best at this year’s office get together. Read more ›

Winter Driving Tips for Sharing the Road with Transport Trucks

The winter weather has begun and with this weather comes hazardous driving conditions. It is important that we stay safe on the roads by driving extra cautiously during this time of year and protecting ourselves and others as we navigate through this weather.

Most of us will encounter a transport truck at some point throughout our daily drive. It is critical to practice cautious driving in particular around these vehicles because they are much larger/heavier than a regular car and this affects the amount of time a transport driver needs to react to a change in traffic.  Read more ›

The Science Behind Forming the Best First Impression

Are you ever left wondering why your interviews don’t end with a job offer? Or why you can’t seem to stick with one company? Are you finding yourself simply unhappy at all your jobs?

Many of the successes and failures that we experience in the career world are heavily influenced by the relationships we develop with our colleagues and superiors, and much of the success of those relationships is heavily dependent on the first impressions you make. In fact, studies show that people make judgments about you in the first tenth of a second of meeting you, which makes a good first impression all the more critical to your career success. Read more ›

Industry Terminology You Need to Know

When applying to a job with Breakaway Staffing there is terminology that you may come across in job postings or in conversations with recruiters that is related to the Transportation/Logistics or Staffing industry but that you might be unfamiliar with. Read more ›

Emotional Intelligence & Your Career Success

Many studies have been conducted on the factors that lead to career success. Are individuals with more education, high intelligence, or extensive training more likely to rise in their chosen career and ultimately become more successful? Research suggests that one of the most critical factors in performance and overall career success is not education or training, it is Emotional Intelligence.

What is Emotional Intelligence? And can someone who lacks it still succeed in their career? We examine those questions today. Read more ›