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Technology has permeated the lives of most Americans.  As a nation, we seem to be obsessed with technology. Network World even mentions the average smartphone user clicks, taps or swipes their device 2,617 times a day. While technology definitely has its perks, it can hinder productivity when used in excess. Here’s how disconnecting from technology… Read more »

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The status quo is something that every business should strive to rise above. It’s the key to moving beyond complacency and mediocrity. One of the most effective ways to do this is by creating a culture where employees are encouraged to question and improve processes; where it’s okay for them to challenge your company’s ideas…. Read more »

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You could make the argument that administrative positions are often the glue that holds a company together. They keep things running. When you’re applying for a job in this field, it’s essential you stand out to recruiters and generate enough interest to land an interview. Here’s how to showcase your administrative experience and qualifications on… Read more »

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Change is inevitable in the workplace. However, transitions aren’t always easy, and change is often met with resistance. As an employer, it’s important you help your team cope with change and minimize any friction along the way. Here are some effective strategies for overcoming change resistance and getting employees to buy in. Give a Heads… Read more »

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Although you never know exactly which questions will come your way during a job interview, there is a certain sense of predictability to the process. Most recruiters will draw from a standard list of questions to assess your value as a job candidate. Here are five common interview questions you should prepare for and how… Read more »

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Getting noticed as a top performer isn’t always easy if you’re in a crowded workplace. There’s likely to be plenty of competition and limited opportunities. Following these tips should help you stand out, gain the attention of your employer and open more doors for your career path. Outwork Your Colleagues There’s a quote from Mark… Read more »

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Light industrial workplaces have a variety of safety concerns that employers must address. However, not all safety concerns are equal, and it’s important to make the more pressing issues top priority. Here are some key areas that urgently demand your attention. Equipment Maintenance The condition of your equipment directly impacts the safety of your workers…. Read more »

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As an employer, you should be invested in the personal success of your employees. Helping them reach their goals has a positive impact on your company and improves overall performance. Here are some strategies to help employees reach their goals. Write Down Goals Most experts would agree an integral part of reaching goals is to… Read more »

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You hear the term “personal branding” thrown around a lot these days. At its core, personal branding is simply a way to highlight your credentials and stand out among other job candidates. Let’s now learn about four strategies that will help you brand yourself as an experienced candidate and gain the attention of recruiters. Highlight… Read more »

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Here’s a question. Who on your team is responsible for safety and overseeing the well-being of your staff? The answer: EVERYONE. Here are some reasons you need to take responsibility and encourage your peers and leadership to always prioritize safety efforts. Safety Responsibilities Don’t Fall on a Single Person  In order for your workplace to… Read more »