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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 »

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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 »