Posts Tagged ‘careers’

Schools Show Bright Future for Diesel Mechanics

Published: | Author: Sergio Agrelo

Diesel mechanics help keep our drivers safe on the road, that’s why they are vital to our operation. The Hometown Showcase had an opportunity to visit a few of the top up and coming diesel mechanics in two locations during the month of October.

Universal Technical Institute

The Hometown Showcase trailer took a trip down to Irving, TX to visit the students of UTI – Dallas on October 5 and 6. We were parked in front of the building; our bright green truck stood out and piqued the interest of the 900 students in the auto and diesel technician school. Students could come out and interact with the trailer and they could ask our team questions at the table we set up inside. Universal Technical Institute has many locations all over the country providing an education for aspiring Diesel Mechanics.  What is amazing about the several UTI schools is the diversity of where the students have lived. Since these students are from many different areas of the country, it is great for them to learn about what opportunities R+L Carriers has to offer in their geographical area of interest.

Five of the technicians at our Dallas Service Center have graduated from UTI – Dallas. Knowing that R+L continues to operate from these technicians must have harvested a lot of interest from the students because by the end of our visit we received over 30 applications!

University of Northwestern Ohio

On October 11 and 12, we took a drive up to Lima, Ohio for the UNOH Career Fair. Like we usually do, we parked our interactive hauler outside of the career center and also set up a table inside so the students could have easier access to our team to ask questions. Not only could the students play the Hometown Showcase Scavenger Hunt to win official Hometown Showcase merchandise, we also gave out four $50 Snap-on gift cards. Snap-on makes industrial tools for professionals, so we wanted to assist these ambitious mechanics when purchasing equipment to further their knowledge and career.

UNOH is a university in northwest Ohio that has five different colleges within. Our team got a chance to talk to the Diesel Mechanic students in the College of Applied Technologies about the abundance of opportunities that we have at R+L Carriers. The students at UNOH are from around the country, and since R+L Carriers has many Service Center locations throughout the U.S., they were excited to learn that there are different locations to potentially work in after graduation. A few students even filled out applications.

We had a great time educating students at UTI Dallas, Texas and UNOH in Lima, Ohio. If you are interested in applying for a mechanic position at R+L Carriers, visit our Career Center to apply.

 

Trucking Themed Pumpkin Carving Stencils

Published: | Author: Sergio Agrelo

The R+L Carriers Hometown Showcase is all about careers and educating students about logistics, but we also like to have fun in the process. That’s why we’re giving you an opportunity to celebrate Halloween with us with these trucking themed pumpkin carving stencils!

We’ve created a stencil for you to carve out a R+L Carriers logo or truck on your pumpkin!

We’ve created a stencil for you to carve out a R+L Carriers logo or truck on your pumpkin!

This Halloween season, many people will celebrate by carving a pumpkin. Deciding what to carve on your pumpkin can be challenging and even stressful. We know you want the perfect pumpkin to display at home or at work, so we’ve created two stencils for you to carve out a R+L Carriers logo or truck! If you carve one, be sure to tag us #RLHometown on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram so we can share them and make sure all of our fans see your creativity.

Happy carving and enjoy all of your Halloween festivities!

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How to Choose a Career Path

Published: | Author: HometownAuthor

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” That’s the question adults ask you frequently as a child. The future is now though. Now is the time to answer that question and settle into a future career that you love. At R+L Carriers, we have a variety of job openings nationwide. Follow our road map to learn how to choose a career path that works for you.

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Learn how to choose a career path that works for you.

How to Choose a Career Path? Self Examine

A good place to start is to look at yourself and find two or three of your strengths you enjoy. These can be your hobbies, communications skills, academic skills, or any other attributes you enjoy. Think about which careers can utilize your strengths and attributes on a daily basis. By using a search engine or asking those around you, such as a school advisor or a counselor, you can discover different career paths.

Consider Trade Schools

If you know you want to be an electrician or work with the automotive industry, then a trade school is an option that you may want to look into. Trade schools offer great opportunities to learn trades that are in high demand and pay extremely well. Trade schools provide you with a specific skill in less time than it takes to obtain a four-year college degree. These skills are generally related to more “hands-on” types of jobs. If you have a more concrete idea of what you want to do, then a trade school might be the best option for you.

Diesel mechanics are a great example of a career that is in high demand, pays well and can be taught at a trade or vocational school. Read the 10 reasons why you should consider diesel mechanic jobs to learn more about this opportunity.

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Diesel mechanics are a great example of a career that is in high demand, pays well and can be taught at a trade or vocational school.

Explore College Options

College is a great place to explore and develop your strengths and gain an understanding of yourself. It is normal for students to pick a major and decide on a profession, only to graduate with a completely different degree. Over the course of four years, you become very independent since you are finally able to make decisions on your own. This newfound independence can influence your career path.

College degrees can help you land software development jobs, technology jobs and logistics careers. Read our guide on the top 10 reasons to join the logistics industry.

Networking Works

Connections are important. You can use the connections you make during trade school or college as assets after you graduate and are looking for a career. Connections can be your colleagues, professors, or internship bosses. Many of these people want to see you succeed and will help you in any way they can. These lifelong networking connections can give you advice when you have questions and offer support while you are going through this journey.

Follow our guides to avoid these six common resume mistakes for new graduates and learn the Career Fair basics.

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Follow our road map to learn how to choose a career path that works for you.

Apply Now

Do you know how to choose a career path now? When you are ready, R+L Carriers is seeking to fill open positions in logistics, technology and in our garages nationwide for positions such as diesel mechanics. Family-owned and operated for more than 50 years, we offer a work environment that is both challenging and fun. R+L Global Logistics is made up of the best transportation specialists in the industry and is seeking to fill a variety of positions too.

When you are ready for a position in a company that values fun and family, apply today for a position at our R+L Career Center.

10 Reasons Why You Should Consider Diesel Mechanic Jobs

Published: | Author: HometownAuthor

Are you a diesel mechanic looking for a company with the right tools and values you need to succeed in the industry? At R+L Carriers, we have a variety of diesel mechanic jobs and other job openings nationwide. We are always looking to fill those positions with responsible and trustworthy employees that exemplify our values. Our Wilmington, Ohio-based tractor foreman Duane has the 10 reasons why you might be the perfect fit for a truck mechanic job with R+L Carriers.

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R+L Carriers has a variety of diesel mechanic jobs and other job openings nationwide.

We Run the Latest in Mechanic Equipment

“We run the latest in mechanic computer technology,” Duane says. “We have the most up to date computer diagnostic programs and the latest in manufacturer supplies too.”

On the Job Experience Lives Here

Duane really appreciates how his co-workers are willing to teach new employees everything they need to be successful.

“This is a place where on the job experience is important,” Duane says. “Your coworkers want to see you succeed.”

Watch our video below to learn more about the R+L Carriers mechanic family.

24-Hour Operation Allows for Flexibility

Mechanics don’t stop working because our trucks never stop driving. Our mechanic shops are 24-hour operations that offer three shifts. Shifts run from 6 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 4 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.

“Seniority takes precedence over the day shifts but in the meantime, the other shifts allow employees to spend time with family and provide flexibility for personal time,” Duane says.

Advancement Opportunities Abound Here

Movin’ on up. That’s a growing trend when it comes to diesel mechanic jobs.

“The more you learn from others and the more certifications you have, your opportunities within the mechanics shop grow,” Duane says.

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The more skills you have, the more you will see in your paycheck courtesy of a tiered pay scale.

Every Day is Different

If you are the type of person that loves the unique challenges of a new day, then an R+L Carriers mechanics career is the right path for you.

“Sometimes, your day can turn on a dime,” says Duane, describing that a diesel or tractor mechanic can be taken off a job at a moment’s notice to help a truck driver get back on the road. “You might have to fix an air conditioner in a truck immediately or stop everything to fix an urgent engine problem. Every day is different.”

Build Trucks from the Ground Up

Are you the type of diesel mechanic that likes working on every aspect of a truck? The mechanic shops in Wilmington, OH, Atlanta, GA, Philadelphia, PA and Dallas, TX are responsible for building and repairing trucks.

“We build (trucks) from the ground up at these locations,” Duane says. “We can do it all.”

Enjoy a Tiered Pay Scale

The more skills you have, the more you will see in your paycheck courtesy of a tiered pay scale.

“The more you know and the more class certifications you have, the more you will benefit from a tiered pay scale,” Duane says.

Pick from a Variety of Mechanic Shop Locations

A perk of applying for a mechanic position with a nationwide trucking company is we have available positions in more than 80 mechanic shops from coast to coast. Pick and choose where you want to live and work.

R+L Carriers company-owned resorts

Just one of the perks that comes with being an R+L Carriers mechanic is access to company resorts.

Enjoy Vacation at Company-Owned Resorts

Just one of the perks that comes with being an R+L Carriers mechanic is access to four company resorts in Pigeon Forge, TN, Wilmington, OH, Big Bear Lake, CA and Daytona Beach, FL. These resorts are available to all mechanics after six months of service. Mechanics are also able to participate in the company’s 401K plan with matching contributions after one year of service with the company.

Enjoy a Family-Owned Company Atmosphere

Duane, an employee of R+L Carriers for 18 years, says if you want to work for one of the largest trucking companies in the world “and not be treated like a number on the wall,” you want to be a member of the R+L Carriers family.

Apply for Diesel Mechanic Jobs Today

R+L Carriers is seeking to fill open diesel mechanics jobs, as well as trailer and tire mechanics positions. Family-owned and operated for more than 50 years, we offer a work environment that is fun and challenging. R+L Carriers is comprised of the best diesel, trailer and tire mechanics in the business and is seeking to fill a variety of mechanics positions at more than 80 locations nationwide.

If you’re looking for a mechanic position in a company that values family and fun, apply today for a position at our R+L Career Center.

Hometown Stops in St. Louis

Published: | Author: HometownAuthor

R+L Carriers Hometown Showcase hit the road and headed for the city with the famous arch along the Mississippi River.  On March 30, we pulled into Ranken Technical College in St. Louis, Missouri to share with students the careers available in logistics.  On April 1, no fooling, we headed over to our service center in St. Louis for their open house to talk, once again, about the many career opportunities available in the logistics industry. Here’s what we learned.

Ranken Technical College Visit

Classroom

Ranken Technical College students learned about the logistics industry inside our interactive hauler and in the classroom too.

Preparing students for their professional future is something Hometown Showcase takes seriously, and so does Ranken Technical College. Hometown has been touring the country providing career opportunities to students for a little more than a year. Ranken has been doing it in the same St. Louis facility for more than a century. Modern shops, classrooms, and spaces have made Ranken Technical College a cutting-edge technology center. Automotive Import Technology gives students at Ranken an opportunity to learn automotive repair, perfect for a career as a mechanic.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, technicians and mechanics, careers are expected to rise 5 percent through 2024. To apply for a mechanic position at R+L Carriers, visit our career center to apply.

R+L Carriers St. Louis Service Center Open House

Our St. Louis service center, located on 1740 Sauget Industrial Pkwy, held a career open house on April 1. Attendees interested in applying for a position at R+L Carriers were able to talk to industrial professionals and tour our interactive hauler. Candidates who apply can expect can expect traditional benefits including Healthcare, Life insurance, 401 (k) Retirement Plan and Paid Vacation, Holidays and Personal/Sick Days. One of our most unique non-traditional benefits include three employee resorts located in Daytona Beach, FL, Big Bear lake, CA and Pigeon Forge, TN established exclusively for R+L employees and their families.  Our career opportunities are in the following fields:

Candidates who apply can expect can expect traditional benefits including Healthcare, Life insurance, 401 (k) Retirement Plan and Paid Vacation, Holidays and Personal/Sick Days.

Start your next adventure and apply today!

St. Louis was good to us during our short stop. Next time, we will definitely stay longer. If you think the Hometown Showcase should come to your community, contact us today!

 

 

Hometown Brings Fan Interaction to OHSAA Tournament

Published: | Author: HometownAuthor

The R+L Carriers Hometown Showcase rolled into the 2017 Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) Boys Basketball Tournament, which took place March 23-25 in Columbus, Ohio. Sixteen Ohio basketball teams and thousands of fans ascended onto The Schottenstein Center for the three-day tournament. Thursday and Friday each division held two semifinal games and on Saturday, four champions were crowned in each division.

Fan Interaction

Our Hometown Showcase hauler was hard to miss outside the Northwest Entrance of The Schottenstein Center! Crowds gravitated to our interactive hub for entertainment, games and to learn more about the many career opportunities at R+L Carriers. Several R+L representatives were on hand to pass out literature about the Hometown Showcase and guide guests through the hauler. Perhaps the biggest hit of the three days; outside of the great basketball games, was the Cornhole Challenge. Participants had the opportunity to win official Hometown Showcase merchandise like t-shirts and stadium seats.

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Our Hometown Showcase hauler was hard to miss outside the Northwest Entrance of the Schottenstein Center.

OHSAA Basketball Tournament

Exciting basketball took place inside The Schottenstein Center over the three-day tournament. On Thursday, Wauseon defeated Columbus Eastmoor Academy in the first Division II semi-final and Akron St. Vincent – St. Mary defeated Trotwood-Madison in the second Division II semi-final, which saw St. Vincent – St. Mary win in dramatic fashion on a buzzer beater.

OHSAA Boys Basketball

Exciting basketball took place inside The Schottenstein Center over the three day tournament.

Next up, the Division IV semi –finals.

The first game featured Cleveland Heights Lutheran East who defeated Delphos St. John’s and Columbus Wellington who defeated Lima Perry.  During the Friday games, Division III Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph defeated Proctorville Fairland, and Cincinnati Roger Bacon defeated Archbold. Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller defeated Pickerington Central to remain undefeated on the season and Massillon Jackson defeated Lakewood St. Edward.

Championship Saturday brought us more exciting basketball. The division champions were:

Career Opportunities

At each Hometown Showcase event, one of our goals is to showcase career opportunities to those that visit our hauler. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1 million logistics jobs are expected by 2017 and jobs in the industry are expected to grow 22 percent a year. The logistics industry is rewarding and versatile.  Careers at R+L include jobs in the following fields:

Apply for a logistics career today!

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We thank the Ohio High School Athletic Association for letting us be a part of such an exciting weekend event.

We thank the Ohio High School Athletic Association for letting us be a part of such an exciting weekend event. Are you interested in having the Hometown Showcase attend your next sporting or community event? If so, we are actively scheduling upcoming events. View our 2017 calendar and contact us today if you’d like us to attend your next event!

 

 

 

2017 OHSAA Boys Basketball Tournament

Published: | Author: HometownAuthor

The R+L Carriers Hometown Showcase is rolling back into Columbus, Ohio for the 2017 Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) Boys Basketball State Tournament! Last year, the Hometown Showcase was a proud sponsor of the tournament, which takes place at The Schottenstein Center on the campus of The Ohio State University.

Interactive Fan Experience

 Fans can come to cheer on their team and have an interactive experience at the R+L Carriers Hometown Showcase hauler. The hauler provides entertainment, games, and fun for all. Our HD video display outside the hauler will even give fans a chance to catch up on March Madness action before and after the state tournament games.

OHSAA

Fans enjoying the Hometown Showcase at the OHSAA Bous Basketball Tournament last year.

2017 OHSAA Championship

The 16 team tournament starts Thursday, March 23 and will run through Saturday, March 25. Division II and Division IV semifinals will be Thursday, with Division III and Division I semifinals taking place Friday. Each state final for each division will be Saturday. Here is a complete tournament schedule:

Division II

Wauseon  vs. Cols. Eastmoor Academy, Thursday at 10:45 a.m.

Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary  vs. Trotwood-Madison , Thursday at 2:00 p.m.

State Final: Saturday at 10:45 a.m.

Division IV

Delphos St. John’s  vs. Cle. Hts. Lutheran East , Thursday at 5:15 p.m.

Columbus Wellington vs. Lima Perry , Thursday at 8:30 p.m.

State Final: Saturday at 2:00 p.m.

Division III

Cle. Villa Angela-St. Joseph vs. No. 4 Proctorville Fairland , Friday at 10:45 a.m.

No. 10 Cin. Roger Bacon  vs. Archbold , Friday at 2:00 p.m.

State Final: Saturday at 5:15 p.m.

Division I

Pickerington Central (26-2) vs. Cin. Archbishop Moeller, Friday at 5:15 p.m.

Lakewood St. Edward  vs. No. 4 Massillon Jackson, Friday at 8:30 p.m.

State Final: Saturday at 8:30 p.m.

OSHAA Boys Basketball

All games will be played at the Jerome Schottenstein Center, Columbus, Ohio.

All games will be played at the Jerome Schottenstein Center, Columbus, Ohio. Championship games on Saturday will be broadcasted live on Spectrum Sports and all 12 state tournament games will be live streamed on the Spectrum Sports website.

Career Opportunities

Visiting the  R+L Carriers Hometown Showcase hauler is a great opportunity to learn about the exciting careers in the logistics industry. There are many reasons why someone should consider a logistics career. Our drivers are important and we are hiring drivers, but there are other career opportunities too in technology, sales, mechanic, security and more! Check out our YouTube playlist to watch videos about our different logistics careers.

We are excited to collaborate with the Ohio High School Athletic Association again to bring Ohio sports fans a great experience. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for news from the tournament and view our 2017 calendar to see when the Hometown Showcase will be rolling into a community near you!

 

Top 10 Reasons to Join the Logistics Industry

Published: | Author: HometownAuthor

Is the logistics industry right for you? With more than 1 million logistics job openings expected by 2017, you better believe it! Logistics jobs are expected to grow 22 percent a year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. That is twice the average growth rate when compared to other occupations! Read our top 10 reasons to join the logistics industry so you don’t miss out on your true calling.

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Logistics industry employees work on the front lines and behind the scenes to make sure your goods move seamlessly.

The Logistics Industry is Versatile

Logistics careers cater to a variety of people with different types of skill sets, regardless of education level or experience. Whether you are good with your hands or like to crunch numbers, the logistics industry has you covered.

A sampling of logistics industry job titles and descriptions include:

Logistics Jobs are Booming

The numbers keep rising. The logistics industry is looking to fill approximately 1.4 million logistics jobs by 2018. In today’s increasingly competitive job market, that makes the logistics industry one you should be targeting.

Logistics is a Collaborative Environment

Logistics employees, known as logisticians, typically work for a business or organization’s supply chain. The supply chain is made up of many people in the organization working together to move a product, service, and related information from a supplier to a customer. The logistics team works in tandem with the customer to transfer their product from Point A to Point B safely and cost effectively. Employees work both on the front lines and behind the scenes to make sure the goods on the supply chain move seamlessly.

Learn New Skills

Skills that you will learn in the logistics industry that transfer to other fields include workflow optimization, general management, financial planning and forecasting.

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The logistics industry has employment opportunities available for everyone.

Job Descriptions Vary

Do you like a challenge? Do you enjoy working a variety of projects? Then the logistics industry is for you. You will stay busy, your work is always interesting and every day is different.

Logistics Careers Pay Well

Logisticians get paid well. In 2015, the median annual salary for logisticians was $74,260, with the lowest-paid 10 percent earning $45,830 and the highest paid 10 percent earning $115,960.

Less Competition for New Jobs

The potential for those with technology backgrounds is in high demand. Many techies don’t know there are great opportunities for them at logistics companies. That means there is less competition for jobs, so go ahead and submit that resume.

Techies are Coveted in the Logistics Industry

The logistics industry is craving those with backgrounds in technology. Software developers, software testers and programmers are in high demand for logistics companies that develop software used for transportation to streamline the logistics supply chain.

Work Locations are Around the Globe

Companies with large logistics chains have offices in multiple cities, states across the country or around the world. That means you have the freedom to choose where you want to work and live.

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The logistics industry supply chain is working seamlessly at all times to keep goods moving.

Advancements Abound

Do you like to get recognized for your achievements? There are opportunities for promotions at a quick pace in the logistics industry. Logistics companies promote from within often because they want to keep the employees that know their supply chain operation inside-and-out.

Apply Now

R+L Carriers is seeking to fill open positions in logistics and technology among other positions. Family-owned and operated for more than 50 years, we offer a work environment that is fun and challenging. R+L Global Logistics is comprised of the best transportation specialists in the industry and is seeking to fill a variety of positions.

If you’re looking for a position in a company that values family and fun, apply today for a position at our R+L Career Center.

Little Miami College & Career Fair

Published: | Author: HometownAuthor

The R+L Carriers Hometown Showcase made a stop at Little Miami High School, on Thursday, February 9, 2017, to attend the College and Career Fair. We were there to discuss careers in logistics with the students and help them with their career path choices.

Why Choose a Logistics Career?

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Logistics jobs are expected to grow 22 percent a year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

High school students are at a critical stage in life and some are deciding whether or not they plan to attend college and if so, where that may be. It is also time for them to consider a career path, and these major decisions can feel daunting. That’s where the Hometown Showcase can help. Logistics jobs are expected to grow 22 percent a year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which is twice the 11 percent average growth rate when compared to other occupations. Logistics and transportation is more than truck driving, although R+L Carriers has career opportunities nationwide for drivers! Think about the other steps it takes to get a shipment from point A to point B. There’s a career associated with each of those steps. A few of the careers in logistics include:

You can explore all of the different logistic careers at R+L by clicking our Careers tab.

Career Fair

R+L Carriers was delighted to participate in The College and Career Fair and have the opportunity to speak with students and parents about the various career paths with R+L Carriers. It may have been cold, but weather didn’t stop students and parents from walking outside to experience the Hometown Hauler. Visitors of the trailer were able to talk to R+L representatives as well as watch videos and read material about R+L and the transportation industry.

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Delivering opportunities to students across America through community engagement is the purpose of the R+L Carriers Hometown Showcase.

Delivering opportunities to students across America through community engagement is the purpose of the R+L Carriers Hometown Showcase. If you are interested in having our team and hauler at your next career fair, sporting event or community event, let’s get rolling and contact us today!

 

10 Coding Interview Questions You Need to Know How to Answer Immediately

Published: | Author: HometownAuthor

Interviewing isn’t easy. It’s an even more difficult challenge when your first impression as a soon-to-be college graduate is at a job fair, where you have just five minutes to impress a recruiter and stand out in a sea of wannabe EDI, .Net, Web and Oracle developers. To impress those recruiters, we have 11 interview questions for which you need to know how to answer immediately to impress.

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To impress recruiters, we have 11 interview questions for which you need to know how to answer immediately to impress.

Why Do You Want to Get Into This Field?

Answer this question with sincerity and explain why you truly want to get into this line of work. Maybe you took apart a computer when you were six-years-old or you were messing with website coding before you could ride a bike on two wheels. Make a recruiter laugh and show them your personality with this question.

What Do You Love to Do?

Be frank with your interviewer and tell them what you are passionate about to help them realize your true calling. Allow them to picture the type of projects you’ll be assigned.

Have You Led People Before on a Team?

Can you see yourself leading a team to bring a project to completion? If you like being a member of a team but don’t picture yourself being a leader, there is no shame in that. This is your opportunity to help an employer see where you fit on a team and if you have aspirations of being a future leader. There are spaces for everyone on the team so do not sweat over this question.

Where Would You Like to be in 10 Years?

The question that makes you want to groan, right? “I haven’t even finished college yet, so how can I answer this?” We know. Employers are seeking an answer that shows you have a clear career plan and a vision for your future. They also want to see if you are loyal, reliable and serious about your job search. Answer this question without hesitation and they will be impressed.

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Answer questions with sincerity and explain why you truly want to get into this line of work.

What Programs Do You Like Best?

This is the easiest question of the day right here. Have a list of programs and software you enjoy working with in the back of your mind and let it rip. You might even impress a recruiter with your knowledge and earn bonus points.

Do You Have a Website or Portfolio?

If your answer is no, you are not ready for this interview. Employers aren’t looking for a long and detailed website or portfolio, but at the very least, you should have a website where recruiters can go to view some of your work or a detailed resume to show you are serious and planning for your career.

What Do You Do Better than Anyone Else?

A recruiter is trying to identify quickly what you like to do with this question. Recruiters don’t want you to list false strengths here. Be real and outline your skills so they can picture you as part of their team.

Do not be afraid to boast about what you love and what you think is your specialty when answering interview questions. Are you an Oracle Master or a .Net Ninja? Make it known here and watch the smile come over the recruiter’s face as you earn a positive checkpoint on their clipboard.

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Answer this question with sincerity and explain why you truly want to get into this line of work.

How Do You Feel When You Are Faced with Adversity?

We all know that as developers we work in a business of trial and error. Not everything works right the first time. Stay calm and explain to an employer how you deal with stressful situations. Give them an example of how you overcome adversity during a college project so they can picture you overcoming the same issues with their company.

How Do You Collaborate with Coworkers Having Different Skillsets?

Recruiters want to make sure you can work well with others. They also want to know you are not threatened if someone else challenges your work in order to come to the best conclusion for the sake of a project’s best outcome.

At the end of the day, technology and logistics employees work together as a team to bring projects to fruition and get the job done. You should have a positive answer to this question to show you can be a team player.

Apply Now

R+L Carriers is seeking to fill open positions in technology and logistics. We have a need for EDI, .Net, Web and Oracle Developer positions along with other career opportunities. Family-owned and operated for more than 50 years, we offer a work environment that is both fun and challenging.

If you’re looking for a position in a company that values family and fun, apply today for a position at our R+L Career Center.