How to Create Better Accountability on Your Team

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How to Create Better Accountability on Your Team

Almost every company could use more accountability in its ranks. The difference between companies that have a high degree of accountability, and those that don’t, comes down to the way accountability is approached. Companies that focus on holding people accountable are less effective than companies that concentrate on cultivating personal responsibility. The first approach essentially… Read more »

What to Do When You’re Just Not Fitting in at Work

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At some point in your career, you might have found yourself in a job you like with colleagues you get along with, but you don’t feel like you fit in socially. Maybe your co-workers regularly headed to Chili’s for lunch while you sat in the break room and ate reheated pizza. Maybe they always made… Read more »

Here are Five People You Should NEVER List as References

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Many people don’t truly understand the purpose of providing professional references: They are not the same as “likes” on Facebook or followers on Twitter. While a potential employer realizes your references will probably say good things about you, they still contact the names provided to dig for information on the kind of worker you are… Read more »

What’s the Right Way to Research a Company Before Your Interview?

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You’ve probably heard that you’re supposed to research a company before an interview.  But with a ton of information out there on every company, it can be hard to figure out what you should be looking for. In any interview, you need to come across as interested, knowledgeable, and truly excited about the open position…. Read more »

Choose the Right Staffing Firm that Adds Value to Your Business

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There are numerous reasons why staffing firms are the right choice when it comes to your hiring initiatives. Therefore, it’s essential to choose the right one. When making use of staffing agencies, you must be aware they are an extension of your corporate identity. You want the company to properly represent you and your business…. Read more »

Is Your Employer Supplying the Right PPE?

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Is Your Employer Supplying the Right PPE?

Personal protective equipment (PPE) helps protect workers against all kinds of hazards, from bumps on the head to burns from caustic chemicals. When human error happens or a machine fails, PPE is often a worker’s best chance for walking away unscathed. PPE can prevent amputations, serious illnesses, burns and even death. If your company doesn’t… Read more »

Our 5-Minute Resume-Writing Guide

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Our 5-Minute Resume-Writing Guide

The following resume guide is supposed to take just five minutes to read, but that’s way, way longer than the average time a hiring manager spends looking at your resume. With so little time spent looking at your resume, it’s important that you nail down the basics. Screwing up something like your contact information or… Read more »

Will Changing Jobs Really Make You Happy?

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Will Changing Jobs Really Make You Happy?

Whether there is a concrete job opportunity in front of you or not, sometimes it seems like happiness will follow if you can just get out of your current job. However, the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence, as the saying goes, and sometimes the thought of working another job… Read more »

Things You Should Never Talk About at Work

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Things You Should Never Talk About at Work

With the same people seeing each other every weekday for 40 hours or more a week, conversations in the workplace can get pretty loosey-goosey. However, that doesn’t mean you should let your guard down and start saying whatever pops into your mind. Despite some people getting away with saying whatever they want to on Twitter,… Read more »