The #1 Thing to Say in Your Cover Letter

Posted by PLS Logistics Oct 14, 2015 10:30:00 AM

A cover letter is the introduction to your resume. It portrays who you are as a candidate and provides the recruiter with information about your most valuable skills, your writing style, and your personality. Therefore, your cover letter needs to speak to your personal brand and your experience. Most importantly, and much too often, your cover letter will fail to say the one thing that could ultimately land you an interview.

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3 Common Networking Faux Pas

Posted by PLS Logistics Oct 7, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Networking is essential for both your present and future career path. It is all about creating connections and relationships with professionals both inside and outside of your company and industry. Networking should be a social way of talking business and interests; however, you need to be sure you don’t fall victim to these 3 common networking faux pas:

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How to Win Over a Recruiter

Posted by PLS Logistics Sep 30, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Ultimately, a recruiter is the bridge between you and your future employer. In order to be considered for an interview, you need to create a relationship with the recruiter, showcasing your skills and personality. After all, they are the ones who report back to HR and recommend the specific applicants they interacted with. Show that you’re an ideal fit for the position.

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5 Smart Habits of Job Seekers

Posted by PLS Logistics Sep 23, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Nothing is more frustrating than a fruitless job search. Applying to jobs can be extremely discouraging and leave you thinking “what’s wrong with me?” Here’s the truth: absolutely nothing! -- You just need to put in a bit more work.

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4 Key Qualities PLS Looks for in Freight Brokers

Posted by PLS Logistics Sep 16, 2015 10:30:00 AM

What is a freight broker? To put it simply, a freight broker is the liaison between a shipper and a carrier. A freight broker determines the needs of a shipper and connects that shipper with a suitable carrier to transport their freight.

What qualities does a third party logistics (3PL) company look for in successful freight brokers?

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Great Cities to Start Your Career

Posted by PLS Logistics Aug 19, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Are you result-oriented and want to work on a team that drives success? Then PLS Logistics Services is the perfect company for you! PLS provides ample training so that you are prepared to grow and prosper in your logistics career. PLS currently holds offices in several cities throughout the US; which city will you work in?

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Job Hunting has Gone Mobile

Posted by PLS Logistics Aug 12, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Let’s face it, the world we live in is tech savvy. Job searching, applications, and even interviewing use technology to determine the best candidates. The newest (and probably easiest) way to search for and apply to available job positions is on a mobile device.

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7 Questions to Ask Before Accepting a Job Offer

Posted by PLS Logistics Jul 29, 2015 10:30:00 AM

During an interview, be ready to answer those tricky interview questions in addition to asking your own questions to show your interest in the job.

Once the company has extended you a job offer, be sure to follow-up with the recruiter or hiring manager with a few key questions that could ultimately decide if you accept or defer their offer. Answering these 7 simple questions could help you determine if you’re ready for the job’s responsibilities within the company’s guidelines.

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How to Prepare for a Phone Interview

Posted by PLS Logistics Jul 15, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Today, many companies do an initial screening of qualified applicants through a phone interview before scheduling time to meet with them in person. However, most applicants do not take phone interviews as seriously as they would take an in-person interview. This could be a coslty mistake because phone interviews are decisive in whether or not you're even offered an in-person interview.

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Can You Answer These 4 Questions Before Your Interview?

Posted by PLS Logistics Jul 8, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Congratulations, you’re going on an interview! Before you go on the interview, research the company by checking out their website and social media pages. Once you read up on the company’s background and feel prepared for the interview, you should be able to answer these 4 simple questions:

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