JK Hosts Two Open House Job Fairs

JK Moving Services is hosting open house job fairs at both the Virginia and Maryland locations on Tuesday, November 3rd. This is a great opportunity to learn about the industry from experienced professionals. If you are interested in becoming part of JK’s crew, come to one of our locations. JK employees will guide you through the application process, take groups on tours through our facilities, and introduce you to key employees in the enterprise. JK is hiring part-time and full-time moving helpers, new drivers, and modular installers. Hiring managers will be available at the job fair to conduct in-person interviews. […]

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11 “Boxy” Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just a few days away and you procrastinated on putting together a costume. You can go to the costume store and sink $50 on a one-use costume, or you could put in a little effort to easily create your own. With some scissors, paint, and tape or glue, you can turn those old cardboard moving boxes into a great Halloween costume with time to spare. And you’ll be re-using the box to boot! Here are some clever costume ideas that all start with a simple cardboard box: Candy box: A cannibalistic candy box going door-to-door looking for treats is pretty scary when […]

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Movers are the #7 Best-Paying Part-Time Job

Looking for a part-time job? You may not have realized that part-time movers have one of the best jobs. With a median wage of $11.04 per hour and projected job growth of 10 percent by the year 2020, it is no surprise that Huffington Post ranked part-time movers as the seventh best-paying part-time job. At JK Moving Services, all of our movers, full and part-time, receive quality training in JK’s on-site house, built in our warehouse specifically for training exercises. Having this training before ever entering a customer’s home not only ensures a top-notch move for the customer, but also keeps […]

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Meeting the People of JK: Eric Vislay

  Who is Eric Vislay? I grew up and have lived in Northern Virginia for my entire life. I attended Virginia Tech and studied business management, before returning to Northern Virginia. I have two kids—Tanner (10) and Teagan (8) with my wife Judie. What are your interests outside of work? My family is big on traveling. Judie loves to travel, so our family tries to make three trips every year—during winter holidays, spring break, and the summer. We visit a different place each time and every location offers a unique, enjoyable experience. I also love coaching my sons’ sports teams. […]

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How Much Do I Tip Movers?

How much do I tip movers? There is no right or wrong answer,. In the moving industry, tipping is not required or expected. Like many service industries, tipping is appreciated and if you wish to tip your movers you should feel comfortable doing so. Do I tip my movers? After a satisfactory move, customers often want to show their appreciation to the crew with a gratuity. This gesture means a lot to the movers and encourages them to keep up the great work. However, this only applies if you are satisfied with your move. You should only tip to show […]

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Don’t Pack These Items!

Packing is one of the most stressful parts of moving. Even if you have a thorough plan of how you will pack all of your items, you likely end up just stuffing the last items into whichever box will fit them. We understand: you just want to get it over with. That is why we developed a list of items that you should not pack. Not packing these items helps ensure that your belongings will remain safe. Also, if any damage occurs, you are sure to keep your insurance rights intact, which will help you get the full value of […]

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