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For today’s workforce, it’s about much more than just earning a paycheck. In fact, most employees want to know their day-to-day job has an impact and is improving their company’s bottom line. But what if you’re in a temporary position and may not be with your employer for the long haul? Here are some ways… Read more »

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Some people are reluctant to take a temporary job for the simple reason it won’t last very long—and that’s understandable. But when you get right down to it, there are numerous benefits you may not even be aware of. Here are some ways that temporary experience can help you learn, grow and make connections to… Read more »

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Career development is important for many of today’s employees. Millennials in particular tend to value growth and sustained progress and may be tempted to jump ship if an employer can’t provide it. This combined with the predicted shortage of organizational leaders within the next five years has resulted in 83 percent of companies saying it’s… Read more »

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Extensive research has found an undeniable correlation between workplace environment and employee success. It impacts everything from the absenteeism and accident rates to productivity and profitability. Here are some reasons why having a positive, constructive culture is crucial to employee success. Some Telling Statistics According to the The Harvard Business Review: $500 billion is siphoned… Read more »

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“What are your strengths and weaknesses?” This is one of the most commonly asked questions during a job interview, so you should anticipate needing to answer it. But rather than waiting for your interviewer to formally ask, you can make a great impression by touching on these areas beforehand. An Opportunity A recruiter will be… Read more »

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Workplace injuries can wreak havoc on business operations. “The most serious workplace injuries cost U.S. companies nearly $60 billion per year,” according to the 2017 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index.” That’s over $1 billion each and every week! While most of this stems from workers’ compensation, profitability can also decline due to decreased productivity. But… Read more »

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Regardless of the position, an interviewer will be closely examining your communication skills. Do you speak smoothly and clearly? Do you seem adept? Are you confident? Do you know how to carry yourself? These are just some of the things they’ll be assessing. Let’s now discuss the importance of acing your interview by showcasing both… Read more »

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Here’s the scenario: You’re either out of work or know you will be let go shortly. As a result, your first impulse is to apply to every single position that you can find. After all, the wider net you cast, the better your odds of landing a job. Right? Not necessarily. An Ineffective Approach Although… Read more »

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Millennials will account for nearly half (46 percent) of the U.S. workforce by 2020. Therefore, effective millennial management is still a relevant topic and critical for getting the most from your staff. Here are six of the top strategies for managing millennials. Take a Mentor Rather Than Boss Approach  The traditional boss/employee relationship is considered… Read more »

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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, “There were approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2016, which occurred at a rate of 2.9 cases per 100 full-time equivalent workers.” Although this marks a decline from prior years, it shows that workers still face inherent dangers. Here are some of the top strategies… Read more »