How to be an effective delivery driver

The festive season is once again upon us and this Christmas, more than ever, there’s a huge demand for delivery drivers. A fast paced and important role, it’s so important that delivery drivers are efficient and effective when going about their deliveries – here’s our top tips to be an

Job searching during COVID-19

2020 has been a funny year, and what’s clear is that there’s no end in sight when it comes to COVID-19. There’s a lot of competition for jobs too, and it’s vital you make sure your CV and applications stand out. Here’s our top tips. Tailor your CV. Each and

ECMT Permit: Have you applied?

Are you aware of ECMT Permits and the application process? With the Brexit transition period coming to an end, it’s important your organisation is prepared to ensure a full continuation of your services. ECMT permits give permission to carry most types of good and products or drive an empty vehicle

Drive safely during the night shift

Many LGV and HGV drivers will have experienced driving at night – logistics never sleeps! Whilst the night-time can provide clearer roads for supply chains, it’s vital that drivers stay safe for themselves and other road users whilst driving overnight. Here’s how. Prepare your environment. Make sure your windscreen is

Job Interview mistakes – what are they and how to avoid them

Interviews can be challenging for many people – after finding success at application stage and getting an interview, it’s important that you make a good impression. Unfortunately, there are some common interview mistakes that can inadvertently give you a disadvantage – but here’s our top tips for recognising those mistakes

Keep your warehouse safe this winter

  It’s that time of year again! We’re not sure where 2020 has gone, but less said about that the better… Winter can bring hazardous conditions to many working environments, including spaces like warehouses. Many warehouses will be under even more pressure as Christmas gets closer, so it’s vital to

How to be a good line manager

Throughout our careers, it’s often the people we work with that make the difference, including our line manager. Being an effective line manager is a hugely important role, as it can affect the morale of the team around you and ultimately how your organisation performs. Here’s our top tips for

How to stay fit and healthy working night shifts

Night shifts can be challenging. Whilst working night shifts can be more financially attractive, working against normal routines can leave you feeling fatigued and stressed. Here’s our top tips for taking care of yourself whilst working on the night shift. Find a routine. Working on the night shift is against

Our top tips for telephone interviews

More often than not these days interviews are being held remotely, with more of us now used to video interviews than ever before. With organisations unable to meet as many people for interview as they usually can, telephone interviews are again becoming popular. Here’s our top tips for acing your

Make sure your forklift fleet is effective

Warehouse management is complex and pressured, and knowing that forklifts are a vital part of an effective warehouse means that any warehouse supervisor needs to make sure the fleet and forklift operators adhere to guidelines to make for a safe and productive environment. Here’s our top tips. Start with training!

Unconscious Bias in the workplace

Unconscious bias is everywhere. Without us really knowing, we all hold preconceptions and stereotypes both in our personal and professional life. But by being aware of these unconscious biases, we can act to make sure none of us are held back in our careers. Unconscious biases are formed without us

Top Tips for driving in heavy rain

It’s that time of year again! The nights are drawing in, the weather is getting more unpredictable, and for those that drive for a living you’ll need to take extra precaution when hitting the roads. Here’s our reminder of the key things to remember when driving in adverse rain. Check

Tackling stress in the workplace

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, more and more of us are heading back to our normal place of work. From time to time it’s normal for people to experience stress at work in one way or another, but given the unique circumstances this year has brought us it’s important more than

What to do next after deciding not to go to university

It’s that time of year! It’s a couple of weeks after students were awarded their A-Level results (and the less said about the algorithm, the better!) and now that the results are in many young people are deciding what the next steps in their career look like. For many, it

Why should you consider a career in customer service?

Have you considered a career in customer service before, but not sure what the benefits are or if you’re suitable for a customer service career? Working direct with customers can be hugely rewarding in any organisation and is certainly a career path worth considering – here’s why. No experience required!