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 »

How Can You Stand Out at a Job Fair?

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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 »

Don’t Let Vacancies Impact Your Team

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Job vacancies are something that can hit at the most inconvenient of times and often when you least expect. When this happens, unfilled positions can put a strain on your existing team while they attempt to cover the workload. Here are some ways to effectively respond to this type of situation to alleviate the impact… Read more »

How Does Listening Make You a Better Employee?

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There are two types of skills you need to possess to be a great employee—hard skills and soft skills. Hard skills relate to your specific knowledge and qualifications (e.g., forklift operator and order picker). When it comes to intangible soft skills, one of the most important is being a great listener. Here are some ways… Read more »

Winning Candidates With Culture

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Highly talented candidates may have multiple recruiters chasing them at any given time. As a result, it’s important for your company to have an effective strategy in place to win these individuals over. Here is the role company culture plays in attracting candidates and why sharing how a candidate will fit into your company’s culture… Read more »

How Can Temporary Employment Benefit Your Career?

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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 »

Does Your Workplace Environment Allow Employees to Thrive?

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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 »

Use Your Communication Skills to Ace an Interview

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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 »

Slow Your Job Search Down

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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 »

Are You an Interview Pro? You Can Be with These Steps.

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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 »