How Do I Get My Forklift Driver Certification?

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Forklift Driver Certification

Most industries, employers and insurance providers mandate that forklift operators be certified by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Furthermore, drivers should be certified by OSHA because it contributes to an operator doing their job more safely and efficiently. The operator can be trained at work by a certified trainer, at a trade school… Read more »

5 Tips for a More Productive Clerical Job Search

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5 Tips for a More Productive Clerical Job Search

It seems like some people always have the inside track on job hunting, getting jobs without even sending in a resume or landing a clerical position where they have all kinds of autonomy and little supervision. These people are not necessarily luckier or more talented. They have simply mastered a way of job searching that… Read more »

What Do You Do When You Love Your Job But Hate Your Boss?

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What Do You Do When You Love Your Job But Hate Your Boss?

No matter how great your job is, a horrible boss can make you want to quit. In fact, many people do put in their notice because of an unbearable supervisor. In a recent Gallup study, 50 percent of employees in the United States said they have quit a job in the past to get away… 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 »

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 Get Promoted When You’ve Been at Your Job Under a Year

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Get a Promotion

Seeking a promotion after the first year on a job is pretty ambitious. However, if you’re delivering a superior performance and conditions are right, it isn’t unreasonable. Landing a promotion after the first year starts with finding the right job with the right company. After 12 months of doing great work, you will still have… Read more »

Follow This Advice to Make Sure You’re Not Being Taken Advantage of at Work

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Are You Being Taken Advantage of at Work?

A terrible boss can make a job unbearable, especially if they have no problem taking advantage of employees. While being asked to take on additional duties from time to time is par for the course at most companies, feeling unappreciated or like your good will is being exploited is not supposed to be part of… Read more »

How to Ensure You Remain Unbiased While Recruiting

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How to Ensure You Remain Unbiased While Recruiting

  Regardless of intentions, bias has a way of creeping into the hiring process, and research shows that people from certain backgrounds have a harder time successfully making it through the process than others. Obviously, your company should be vigilant about eliminating bias in all of its human resources functions, but particularly when it comes… Read more »

How to Choose Between Two Jobs You Want

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How to Choose Between Two Jobs You Want

  Having two job offers is a desirable position to be in, but it’s not that unusual, particularly when the unemployment rate is low. If you’re job searching for the first time, unemployed or currently employed, determining the best offer can be a problem. It’s difficult to figure out which opportunity is the proper fit,… Read more »

How to Keep Your Employees Safe All Year Round

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How to Keep Your Employees Safe All Year Round

Sadly, we live in a world where organizations develop and train employees for catastrophic, disaster, or terrorism situations, which now includes ‘active shooter’ situations. As a leader, it’s your responsibility to prepare your team for these situations and that means not ignoring the possibility these situations happening, including an active shooter situation taking place in… Read more »