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Having a positive working environment offers many rewards. A study by Gallup found this leads to a higher level of employee engagement, which translates into increased productivity, lower turnover, less absenteeism, increased profitability and more. Here are some tips on how to create this type of environment. Start With Positive Reinforcement One of the most… Read more »

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Making the right impression is vital when searching for a job. You want recruiters to know you’re professional and would be an asset to their company. That being said, here are some of the top mistakes that make you look unprofessional and should be avoided at all costs. Typos or Grammar Errors on Your Resume… Read more »

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor estimates there are 2.9 injuries for every 100 workers, making employee injury a major concern for every business. A big part of keeping everyone safe and preventing injuries is identifying workplace hazards. Here are some particular ones that should be on your radar. Exhaustion This is the biggest concern pound-for-pound… Read more »

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Phone interviews are commonly used by employers to screen candidates and narrow down the candidate pool. Often, you’ll speak with a recruiter over the phone before meeting face to face for a regular interview. If you’re unfamiliar with this arrangement, it can be a little intimidating at first. Here are some tips on how to… Read more »

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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 »