For Career Success, Be Like Water in a Stream
For Career Success, Be Like Water in a Stream
/ June 13, 2013 0 COMMENTS

We at Career Express love working on Life Lessons because we get to read so many great tips along the way. This week, we found tips from Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, who advises that you stick up for your own ideas. There’s also advice on honing your people skills and being realistic about what “work” means….

At WWE Grand Rapids, It’s All About Quality of Life and Growing Sales Careers
At WWE Grand Rapids, It’s All About Quality of Life and Growing Sales Careers
/ June 11, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Don’t get Dave Stavale wrong: He loves Dallas. “There’s something about it,” he says. “I don’t know how you can’t like that area. It’s one of the nicest areas I’ve ever seen.” Stavale, now the district sales manager in Worldwide Express’ Grand Rapids office, spent two years at company headquarters, working with freight carriers and…

Thinking About Relocating for Career? Consider These Things First
Thinking About Relocating for Career? Consider These Things First
/ June 6, 2013 0 COMMENTS

In today’s still-recovering job market, college graduates are finding they need to look beyond their current home city when seeking the best entry-level sales jobs. But moving to a new city requires a lot more advance work than just lining up a U-Haul and hitting the road. Here are five things to consider before decamping…

5 Things to Never, Ever Say To Your Boss
5 Things to Never, Ever Say To Your Boss
/ June 4, 2013 1 COMMENTS

No matter how experienced you are in your job, there are certain things you should never, ever say to your boss. We’re not talking about obvious stuff (as in don’t use offensive language, make fart noises or talk about how crazy wasted you got last night).

Career Advice from Four Women Who Made It Big
Career Advice from Four Women Who Made It Big
/ May 30, 2013 0 COMMENTS

For this installment of Life Lessons, we focus on four women who have found their way to the top in their chosen professions through focus and perseverance. Their advice can help you in any arena, whether you’re starting an entry level sales job or founding your own company. Barbara Corcoran: Defy Your Naysayers Shark Tank…

Congratulations, Graduates! Here’s Some Career Advice for Starting Out
Congratulations, Graduates! Here’s Some Career Advice for Starting Out
/ May 28, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Every spring, giddy grads file into various stadiums, libraries and auditoriums around the country for their final day as college students. Commencement ceremonies celebrate the years of 8 a.m. classes, all-night study sessions and countless cups of coffee. They celebrate what the thousands of grads have accomplished and, more importantly, what they will accomplish. The…

Friendship in the Office: A Good Idea or Trouble Waiting to Happen?
Friendship in the Office: A Good Idea or Trouble Waiting to Happen?
/ May 23, 2013 0 COMMENTS

So, you’re fairly early into your entry level sales job. The office is pretty fun, and you’re tempted to start making some close friends. Is that a good idea? John Challenger, CEO of the Challenger, Gray & Christmas (www.challengergray.com) employee outplacement consulting firm, says office friendships are inescapable. Human nature compels us to bond with…

WWE SW Houston Is a Team Full of Winners
WWE SW Houston Is a Team Full of Winners
/ May 21, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Shane Hoag calls on his background in sports to illustrate the chemistry at Worldwide Express’ Southwest Houston office. “I don’t have five Michael Jordans,” he says. “I have a Michael Jordan, a Scottie Pippen, a B.J. Armstrong. They don’t all have the same personality.” Hoag, 33, credits a team full of “good guys” for the…

Five Tips for Avoiding the Office Grossout Factor
Five Tips for Avoiding the Office Grossout Factor
/ May 16, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Office etiquette is more than just being polite and productive. As obvious as it sounds, hygiene is just as important. It’s important to remember this in an office environment: You’re not at home, pal! GROSSOUT ALERT: The following five tips all stem from actual workplace experiences. Try not to make the same mistakes in your…

Five Ways to Become a Trusted Resource at Your New Job
Five Ways to Become a Trusted Resource at Your New Job
/ May 14, 2013 0 COMMENTS

The world needs more dependable workers. We’re talking about those who can handle extra work and new challenges, and that supervisors at the best companies to work for trust to conduct business in a professional manner. That doesn’t mean a brown-nosing Eddie Haskell type. (Look it up, young’uns.) Those who are trusted are those who…