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A pearl forms when a tiny, irritable speck of dirt, or even a parasite, worms its way into an oyster. To defend itself from the unwelcome guest, the mollusk secretes a fluid coating the debris layer by layer until a pearl is formed. There’s a life lesson in this –sometimes, the debris and the “little,… Read more »

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The last two years have been incredibly challenging. COVID-19, political unrest, and intense social justice issues have wreaked havoc and caused a ripple effect in almost every business and industry. No one knows the depth of change fully yet to come from the continued fallout. Regardless, hiring right remains a constant essential. Choosing the best… Read more »

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A CNC machinist working

Do you have an interest in technology? Design? A passion for making things that are used every day by countless people across the world? A job as a CNC machinist might be the right fit for you.   Computer numerically controlled (CNC) machines are the beating heart of the manufacturing industry, and the people who operate… Read more »

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A woman looking at a notepad that says "2022 Goals"

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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A chalkboard that says "2022 Goals & Trends"

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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Two office employees looking at a laptop

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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Office employees stacking their hands together

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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Two employees and a forklift in a warehouse

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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Office employees holding Christmas gifts and wearing Santa hats

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 »