5 Interview Questions that Look for Strong Work Ethic

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Of all the qualities that employers look for in applicants, work ethic is probably the most important. The smartest, most charismatic and most honest worker is pretty much useless if he or she doesn’t have a strong work ethic. Therefore, it’s essential for interviewers to gauge the work ethic of each applicant by asking questions… Read more »

Resolve to Get Along Better with Your Co-Workers Next Year!

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You most likely spend more time with people at work than with anyone else, including your spouse and your friends. When you have a solid relationship with your coworkers, it makes the workday. If you’re looking to get along better with your coworkers to improve your daily life at work, consider these suggestions. Empathize with… Read more »

Start 2018 Without Fear!

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The New Year is a chance for new beginnings and it’s also the perfect time to start a new job. However, change can be scary. There are a lot of anxieties associated with changing jobs and if you want to move ahead in your career, it’s important for you to tackle these fears head on…. 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 »

What’s the Actual Value of Maintaining a Safe Workplace?

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The Value of a Safe Workplace

Is investing $10,000 now to save $100,000 in the future a good idea? What about investing that same amount of money to save the life of an employee? Clearly, investing in safety is an investment worth making. That being said, good companies have to justify all the investments they make, and a company could easily… Read more »

How to Show Your Employees You’re Thankful for Them

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Show Your Employees You're Thankful for Them

While the holidays are a good time to express gratitude to your staff, hopefully you have been doing it all year long. Good companies make a habit of showing appreciation year-round, often by making sure their managers regularly acknowledge employee contributions. Little unexpected surprises and tokens of appreciation distributed throughout every season help worker feel… 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 »

What a Great Light Industrial Leader Looks Like

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What a Great Light Industrial Leader Looks Like

From Oprah Winfrey to Steve Jobs, great business leaders have many different appearances – it’s what these people do that makes them truly look like leaders. Entry-level employees who bubble up into leadership positions, particularly in light industrial fields, are driven to make a great product, offer great service or build an inspiring workplace. As… Read more »

How to Work with Parents During Back-to-School Season

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How to Work with Parents During Back-to-School Season

During the summer, parents are busy shuffling their kids to and from activities, shipping them off to summer camp or loading the family into the car and heading to the beach. After Labor Day, the chaos and fun of summer gives way to the stress and structure of school. The stress that students feel during… Read more »

How to Identify a Lie on a Candidate’s Resume

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From intentional omissions to outright falsehoods, there are many ways applicants lie on their resumes. While you shouldn’t be expected to pick out every single lie, you wouldn’t be doing your job if you didn’t at least know some common lies and how to spot them. Here are a few telltale signs you should be… Read more »