Improve Your Email Writing Skills to Send Out the Right Message

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Whether you’re a floor manager or administration assistant, email is a crucial part of daily office communications. With increasing globalization, you need to be an effective email communicator regardless of the job or the industry you work in.  Poor grammar, bad spelling, incorrect names and untidy formatting can result in embarrassing errors. While every email… Read more »

How to Make Sure Your Employees are Following Your Safety Standards

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Without suitable plans in place, employers often end up paying millions of dollars for work-related accidents, injuries and illnesses. Failure to implement safety standards can result in revenue losses, absenteeism and decrease productivity. As the employer, it’s your duty to ensure that your employees are able to work in a well-maintained and hygienic environment. While… Read more »

The 5 Things You Need to Be Prepared for Your First Day on the Job

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Depending on how well you’re prepared, the first day on your job can be memorable – or stressful. Now that you’ve landed the job, get ready for your first day at work and reduce your anxiety levels. What’s more, since the first day at work can be an overwhelming one, prepare yourself as much as… Read more »

How to Speak and Listen Courteously on the Phone

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Poor telephone etiquette can – and often does – have serious consequences in terms of business or even personal losses. Unfortunately, for many people with busy schedules and a full workload, answering the phone graciously isn’t always the highest priority. Whether you’re speaking with a customer, boss or colleague, courteous phone skills help you make… Read more »

How to Construct an Attention-Grabbing Resume and Get Noticed

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Hiring managers read hundreds of resumes in a day and it’s important for yours to stand out from the pile. What’s more, a clear, concise and effective resume helps you make the important first impression. More often times than not, a thoughtfully created resume markets your strengths, showcases your accomplishments while grabbing the attention of… Read more »

The Right Way To Follow Up With A Recruiter

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You submitted an application to a recruiter and received confirmation it was received. You’ve already started imagining yourself in your new role. You’re just waiting for the recruiter to call you and schedule the interview. But the call doesn’t come. After a couple of weeks, still nothing. No phone call. No email. No interview. You… Read more »

Why New Employees Should Never Be Afraid to Speak Up at Work

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The first few months on a new job is an exciting time, but it can also be a bit intimidating. Everyone around you are seasoned veterans, and here you are the “newbie” who has so much to learn. This general attitude can cause even the most confident person to feel a little trepidatious about speaking… Read more »

Everything You Should Know About Conducting a Mock Job Interview

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Like any other skill or talent, you can get better at job interviews with practice and patience. In fact, it’s always a good idea to conduct a mock job interview before going to the real thing. A mock interview helps you “get in the zone,” allowing you to practice things like: Answers to common interview… Read more »

5 Ways to Boost Your Welding Career

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So, you’ve been taking on welding jobs for more than a few years now and you feel it’s high time you ‘level up’ your career. Whether you’re gunning for a promotion or want to apply for an open position with better pay and benefits, the first thing you should do is bring out your welding… Read more »