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Imagine you’re lost in the Sierra National Forest. You’re in a gully surrounded by trees so thick the sun barely shines through, and you don’t know what direction you are going. You clamber up a steep hill. At the top, the trees clear, and you can see for miles in all directions. Best of all,… Read more »

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Changes on the horizon are creating an interesting conundrum for the industry. Increased demand for products means your company will be busy. But, on the other hand, higher costs from tax increases, system upgrades, and decreased productivity caused by labor shortages and supply chain delays will challenge your bottom line. So how can you align… Read more »

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Success in the clerical field requires both hard and soft skills. Hard skills refer to abilities such as keyboard speed, succinct writing, filing, graphic design, and much more. According to Will Kenton (Investopedia), “Hard skills are measurable and usually obtained through formal education and training programs.”   Soft skills have more to do with character traits,… Read more »

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If you have integrity, nothing else matters. If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters. —Harvey Mackay Imagine a railroad track. Let’s let one rail represent your values and the other your actions. They are held in line with each other by ties, which represent integrity. If a tie breaks, it allows the rails to diverge,… Read more »

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When it comes to workplace accidents, it’s easy to think, “It won’t happen to me.” And while that may be true, even if an accident happens to someone else, it could very well affect you and your whole team. Increased insurance premiums, equipment repair, and decreased production are some costs that can trickle down to… Read more »

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It seems like Christmas arrives a little faster every year, bringing with it all the holiday rush for most industries and businesses –chaos that can quickly derail your team. That’s why it’s a good idea to start preparing now before the holidays come in swinging. Here are some tips to get you started: Look Back… Read more »

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Our world could not exist without light industrial personnel–those who are responsible for assembling, testing, assuring quality control, packaging, and shipping of the products we use every day. From reading blueprints, manufacturing electronics, or working in a warehouse to welding, food production, and much more, light industrial workers are the backbone of society. Currently, they… Read more »

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While quite a few businesses have been focusing on greater diversity and inclusion in their workplaces over the past year, there is still substantial room for improvement. Research shows when companies build diverse teams, it supports higher productivity and employee engagement. Diversity has also been shown to boost creativity and problem-solving capabilities, given a business… Read more »

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It’s common knowledge that you should research a company before a job interview, but how to go about said research isn’t exactly common sense. For massive international companies, the amount of information out there can be overwhelming. For small local companies, the problem is often the opposite. Very rarely will you find that a potential… Read more »

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Regardless of whether you’re a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, you can always stand to improve your skills ahead of a big job interview. Job interviews are unnatural situations. They don’t occur with much regularity and there really isn’t a similar situation in everyday life. Therefore, it is important to make a conscious effort… Read more »