Do You Need More Sleep?

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Not getting enough sleep is all too common for many Americans. In fact, the CDC reports that a third of U.S. adults get less than the recommended seven hours per night. They also add that failing to get enough sleep can have some serious long-term health consequences such as depression, heart disease and type 2… Read more »

Don’t Overlook Candidates with Employment Gaps

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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 »

What Can Managers Do to Improve Workplace Safety?

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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 »

Busy Workplace? Use These Tips to Stand Out as a Top Performer

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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 »

Did You Make a Mistake at Work? How to Take Credit and Learn

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As humans we make mistakes. It’s an inevitable fact of life. But it can be especially troubling when we make a mistake at work because it often impacts other people or a company as a whole. So what’s the right course of action when you make a mistake at work? Here’s how to handle it… Read more »

Apps You Need for a More Productive Day

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Tags: Productivity Apps, Apps for Increasing Productivity, Productivity Hacks, Productivity Boosting Apps, Improving Your Productivity, Increasing Employee Productivity in Memphis, Atlanta Productivity Tips As an employer, you’ve probably got a lot on your plate. It’s not easy managing the barrage of daily tasks that come your way and keeping the rest of your team on… Read more »

Four Interview Mistakes That May Cost You the Job

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Not to be pessimistic, but there’s a lot that can go wrong during an interview. Even with thorough preparation, you never completely know how things will unfold. Here are four specific interview mistakes that may cost you the job and should be avoided at all costs. Showing Up Too Late or Too Early Being on… Read more »

Is Your Company Ready for Generation Z?

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It seems like you can’t go anywhere these days without hearing the term “millennials” and how they’re saturating the workforce, while simultaneously leaving their indelible imprint on society. But wait just a second. There’s actually a new generation entering the workforce – generation z, which includes individuals who were born between 1996 and 2010. Let’s… Read more »

Does Your Team Have a Skills Mismatch?

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Achieving balance is important in many areas of life – and the workplace is no exception. In order for your business to thrive, it’s necessary to construct a team with a variety of skills and ensure that no single area is lacking. Let’s discuss the value of having a balanced team and how to hire… Read more »

Employment Gaps? Prepare to Discuss Them During an Interview.

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Even some of the brightest and most talented job candidates have at least one employment gap in their job history at some point for one reason or another. Unfortunately, this can be problematic and even a deal breaker if it comes up during an interview and you’re not equipped with a proper response. While there’s… Read more »