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Recruiters look at a lot of different angles when assessing job candidates. One of the more common red flags is finding gaps in a candidate’s employment history. However, often candidates with employment gaps have potential with reasonable explanations for their time away from the workplace. Therefore, it’s important you don’t overlook this part of the… Read more »

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There’s a lot that goes into a successful job interview. Although it’s normal to have some butterflies, you can reduce your anxiety and show up with confidence by properly preparing. Here are four steps you can take to ensure you’re ready to go. Do Some Background Research  First, you’ll want to find out as much… Read more »

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Many of today’s companies are facing a turnover epidemic. According to Bonusly, “44 percent of employees say they would consider taking a job with a different company for a raise of 20 percent of less.” Even more startling is that “93 percent of millennials say they left their employer the last time they changed roles… Read more »

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Money, status, accomplishments and advancement – these are words you might associate with the word success. But when you get right down to it, success is something that’s very subjective and can be measured in a variety of ways. Defining it on your own terms is the key to moving ahead and finding fulfillment both… Read more »

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “There were approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers in 2016, which occurred at a rate of 2.9 cases per 100 full-time employees.” Although this was a small decrease from previous years, it shows there’s still room for improvement. Here’s how to… Read more »

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Maximizing productivity is the goal of almost every business. Getting the most work done with the least amount of wasted motion is the name of the game. But how can you help the employees within your department? Here are some strategies to enable your staff to boost their productivity on the job every day. Create… Read more »

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Being safety minded is one of the most important traits you can have, especially when it comes to light industrial positions. Most employers will give preference to candidates with a proven dedication to safety and a positive safety record. That’s why it’s so beneficial to highlight any positions or certifications that showcase your safety qualifications…. Read more »

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The holidays are a notoriously busy time of year. Therefore, many individuals are inclined to hold off on their job search until the new year. But it turns out this is a great time for job seekers, and there are several reasons you shouldn’t stall your job search over the holidays. Less Competition  The great… Read more »

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Some job seekers are anxious about their first interview with a recruiter because it’s different than a traditional job interview. They may not by applying for a specific job and aren’t quite sure how to approach it. Here are some things to keep in mind when preparing so you can make the experience a positive… Read more »

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Officevibe found that a startling “51 percent of workers are looking to leave their current job.” This shows the level of collective dissatisfaction among today’s workers and suggests that many are willing to leave for other opportunities. As you probably already know, having top performers jump ship can be a huge blow to retention and… Read more »