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Aaron Shaffer Has Grown With JK Commercial Over 15 Years

Aaron Shaffer began as a part-time move helper for JK Commercial 15 years ago, when the business unit only contained 20 employees. Now, he is JK Commercial’s Training Manager, responsible for guiding new members of the team and helping existing employees achieve their goals through training and retraining. “Training helps you build your strengths, helps you look at your weaknesses, and helps you grow with the organization.” Aaron is passionate about the Commercial Services JK provides, and hopes to continue rising through the ranks at JK Commercial. Watch Aaron’s full story below. This video is part of JK’s #TalentTuesday series, […]

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8 Moving Hacks that Cost You Nothing

Moving can be expensive. Moving is stressful. That is why you should use every trick at your disposal to make your move easier and less expensive. The following tips cost you nothing and will have you kicking yourself for not utilizing them before.   1. Use empty toilet paper rolls to organize cords and prevent tangling. The time spent untangling cords will make you tear your hair out. Utilizing this trick makes it quick and easy.   2. Wrap bottles of liquids such as shampoo in plastic wrap. The plastic wrap should contain the liquid and prevent leaking.   3. […]

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(NOW) Full and Part-Time Help Needed at JK

JK Moving Services is always looking to add full and part-time workers to help us manage the busyness of summer. If you are looking to work for a constantly growing company that promotes from within, apply to JK today! Our employee benefits extend beyond profit-sharing plans and health care — we routinely host a Farmer’s Market at our office, invite ice cream trucks, and have a tuition-assistance program.

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Fire Breaks Out in a Moving Truck — Remember Your DO NOT PACK Items!

A few weeks ago in Phoenix, Arizona, a family nearly lost everything they owned. Around 1 a.m. on a Thursday, a fire broke out in a parked moving truck. Firefighters said they arrived to see an obvious working fire in the moving trailer, and quickly worked to put the fire out. (ABC15 Arizona’s story can be read here) Though the firefighters were successful in putting out the fire, the household belongings inside the truck all needed to be removed from the trailer and were set in the parking lot outside before being loaded onto a new truck that arrived later. […]

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Nate Kost — From Part-Time Helper to Accounting Manager

Nate Kost began his career at JK Moving Services on the trucks as a moving helper. When JK found out he was looking for an accounting internship, the HR team reached out and let Nate know about an accounting internship available at JK. Now, Nate is JK’s Accounting Manager, and earned his Master’s degree through JK’s tuition assistance program. It all started with a part-time job as a moving helper! We are glad that Nate took advantage of JK’s employee benefits, and could not be more proud of his commitment to growth. Listen to Nate tell his story in the video below. This video is part of JK’s #TalentTuesday […]

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Types of PCS Military Moves

If you are conducting a PCS military move (Permanent Change of Station), you may receive one of a few types of PCS orders. The government will pay for or reimburse military members for certain aspects of their PCS move, but each type has its own rules and regulations, so it is vital to plan your move according to the type of PCS order you receive. JK has moved thousands of service members over the years – including plenty of 3-star generals and admirals – so you can rest assured that we know all of the jargon used, and are experienced […]

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