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When it comes to interviews, you only get one opportunity to make that great first impression.  So, it’s normal to feel nervous during a job interview, but performance in this situation can be improved through smart and regular practice. The following suggestions can help you hone your interview abilities and improve your odds of a great… Read more »

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When we think of on-the-job safety, we typically think of safety at massive manufacturing or industrial operations. However, the humble office still contains many health hazards.  More and more, researchers are finding serious health risks associated with office work. In particular, sitting for prolonged, extended periods has been linked to significant negative cardiovascular health impacts.  Below are 10… Read more »

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Creating a safe environment for employees isn’t just about avoiding injury and illness, although those are two good reasons to do so.  Prioritizing safety shows your employees that their employer cares about them and their well-being. This can lead to high employee morale, greater productivity and a stronger brand.  A light industrial environment provides its own unique safety challenges. Below are a few tips on how to… Read more »

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Pre–interview preparation and the job interview itself are extremely important, but don’t sleep on the importance of what you do after a job interview.  Your actions after an interview can make or break your candidacy. With this in mind, please consider the following five tips on how to follow up after an interview.  1) Ask About Next Steps… Read more »

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Weighing several tons and capable of traveling up to 10 mph, the typical forklift is a heavy and relatively fast-moving object.  Those that drive forklifts need to prioritize safety. If they don’t, they are putting people and property at risk. Below are 12 tips on how forklift operators can do their job safely.  1) Vehicle… Read more »

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These are unprecedented times, and there’s no ‘user manual’ for business leaders to follow during a pandemic.   Leaders have to learn as they go, just like everyone else. The best thing they can do is lean on proven leadership tactics they have worked during past times of crisis. Below are a few tips on how you can… Read more »

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Because you don’t have to physically show up for the interview, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that remote interview is much easier than the in-person version. However, this is far from the truth.   Remote interviews were already becoming increasingly common as companies expanded their remote workforce. The coronavirus pandemic has only… Read more »

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While social distancing has been shown to be an effective tool in the battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, not leaving your home for weeks at a time can have serious mental and physical health impacts.   If you’re eating for comfort and regularly ordering takeout to support your local restaurants, you run the risk of gaining… Read more »

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As businesses shift to remote work and employees are increasingly being furloughed, you might think that nobody is hiring for the near future.   Regardless of how the labor market situation pans out, career experts say it’s advisable to continue job search activities, albeit with a shift in approach.  Businesses are changing the ways they do business. Some are looking at how… Read more »

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The World Economic Forum has officially identified emotional intelligence as a skill in the workplace. Defined as the intelligent use of emotions and ability to navigate change, emotional intelligence can help you handle uncertainty in your daily work life and in your career.   With five generations currently in the workplace, emotional intelligence is more important today than… Read more »