5 Tricks for Quick Thinking on the Job

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Have you ever seen a coworker caught unaware in a certain impromptu situation, failing to act quickly or smoothly? As much as you don’t want to be that guy, being able to react spontaneously to any situation, and make yourself look good while doing it, is a lot easier said than done. Fortunately, there are… Read more »

6 Ways to Encourage Your Best Employees to Take On Leadership Roles in Your Company

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Any organization requires a good leader to guide employees. And so, these companies will usually list “leadership experience” as a requirement when working with employment agencies to look for people who can fill management and supervisory rules. But your organization should also be able to generate leaders within the company, which will ensure that you… Read more »

How to Deal with Bullying at Your Job

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You’d think that workplaces, being staffed exclusively by adults, would be bully-free zones. But a 2014 survey commissioned by CareerBuilder and conducted by Harris Poll found otherwise, showing that as much as 28 percent — or 1 in every 4 people — were victims of workplace bullying. As much as 19 percent of workers left… Read more »

Become the Leader You Were Meant to Be in 2017!

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  It’s often said that people quit their bosses, not their jobs — such is the role that leaders play within an organization. For the most part, leaders and managers are promoted based on their skills and abilities, but many employers fail to consider soft skills like interpersonal communication, motivational abilities, decision making and rapport… Read more »

3 Super Simple Methods for Stretching Your Paycheck

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  If you’re having problems setting aside a portion of your monthly paycheck in order to build your savings, you’re not alone. A Bankrate survey reports that around 66 million Americans have zero savings in their emergency funds, and 28 percent have only tucked away around six months worth of savings. Of course, you could… Read more »

Online Holiday Shopping Rush to Fuel Demand for Seasonal Warehouse Workers

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The annual holiday shopping rush might be a headache for consumers, but for warehouse workers, it translates to one massive opportunity for seasonal work. According to staffing services and outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, retail stores will hire 738,800 seasonal workers, about the same as last year, but lower than 10 years ago. In… Read more »

3 Ways to Limit the Risks Associated with Hiring Temporary Workers

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With the last few months of the year now upon us, thousands of businesses around the country are once again moving to hire seasonal temporary workers to keep up with customer demand over the holidays. This is particularly true of the retail industry, and is one of many instances where business owners need to hire… Read more »

How to Fire an Employee the Right Way

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Letting go of an employee remains one of the most difficult aspects of being a manager in the business world. It is an unfortunate event that needs to be handled with professionalism and a clear mind. Anything less risks the reputation of your company and may end up causing legal issues down the road. What… Read more »

How to Thicken Your Skin to Survive Long Days on the Job

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  Working long days on the job in a light industrial environment can be stressful and tiring. But did you know that developing a “thick skin” is one of the best skills you can have when it comes to reducing stress? It helps you to let things roll off your back. Thankfully we all have… Read more »