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The workplace can be quite stressful for Americans with 61 percent of the population citing this as one of their top sources of stress. If left unchecked, it can take a serious toll on both your employees and your company. In this post, we’ll talk about the importance of identifying stress, common warning signs to… Read more »

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The ideal resume length has long been a hotly contested topic. But most modern experts agree you should keep your resume at one page, especially for entry-level positions. Let’s discuss the benefits of this length and how to accomplish this. Why One Page Is Best So what’s the logic behind keeping your resume this short?… Read more »

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Administrative workers play a significant role in the success of a company. Whether it’s scheduling appointments, organizing files or providing phone support, they can take on a variety of tasks on any given day. So, of course, you’ll need to find the ideal person for the job—someone who possesses the right hard and soft skills…. Read more »

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Going through a staffing agency is one of the best choices you can make. In many cases, it can help you find a suitable job that matches your expertise and skill set. But for it to be successful, you need to be on the same page as your recruiter right from the start. Here are… Read more »

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Job fairs provide the perfect opportunity to connect with recruiters from numerous companies. When you approach these events the right way, you can build rapport, land an interview and potentially get hired. But with so many other candidates competing for limited positions, it’s critical that you stand out. Here are some ways for doing so…. Read more »

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Each year workplace injuries cost American companies around $62 billion. Besides the immediate cost, they can also lower productivity, hurt morale and diminish your brand equity. That’s why safety should be a top priority, especially when making hiring decisions. Here are some specific questions you can ask job candidates to evaluate their safety record. What… Read more »

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Job vacancies are something that can hit at the most inconvenient of times and often when you least expect. When this happens, unfilled positions can put a strain on your existing team while they attempt to cover the workload. Here are some ways to effectively respond to this type of situation to alleviate the impact… Read more »

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Today’s job market is more competitive than ever, and employers are looking for candidates who possess a comprehensive skill set. While hard skills are extremely important, employers are also interested in soft skills, which can’t be directly measured. Here are three soft skills you need to possess in order to position yourself as a top… Read more »

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There are two types of skills you need to possess to be a great employee—hard skills and soft skills. Hard skills relate to your specific knowledge and qualifications (e.g., forklift operator and order picker). When it comes to intangible soft skills, one of the most important is being a great listener. Here are some ways… Read more »

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Hiring is often a difficult, time-consuming process. According to SHRM, it takes an average of 42 days to fill a position. So, you obviously want to get it right and ensure you’re bringing the right people on board. Although there are several factors that determine an employee’s likelihood of success, it largely boils down to… Read more »