4 Ways to Retain Your Best Employees

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At any given time, you can look at your staff and be correct in guessing that nearly half of them have their eyes set on the next move career-wise. They might be interested in a promotion within your organization, but they’re also not going to pass up a great opportunity from another employer if one… Read more »

7 Ways to Overcome and Move On From Job Rejection

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We’ve all been there. You landed the interview, put your best foot forward and when you finally heard back from the company, you were told they decided to go with someone else. There isn’t a person on this earth who hasn’t experienced rejection, but that doesn’t make it any easier to swallow. Job rejection is… Read more »

How to Get the Most out of Your Part-Time Staff

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When you take a look at your staff, who do you consider to be the most valuable members of your team? Do you immediately look toward your full-time employees, maybe the ones that have put in a few years and have built up a history with your company? While these members of your team are… Read more »

The Quickest Ways to Advance Your Career

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You’ve finally landed the career opportunity you were looking for and you have been working hard to show that you’re a quality worker that’s a valuable asset to the team. When you first land a new job, it’s natural to settle down, get comfortable and not put all your focus on immediately climbing the company… Read more »

How to Attract New Skilled Trade Candidates During a Labor Shortage

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There aren’t too many people who will complain about a good economy, especially low unemployment rates, but a booming economy does present some challenges for certain industries – mainly that the demand for a skilled trade workforce exceeds the current supply. Where you once had candidates filing through your door, you’re now hearing crickets.  Labor shortages can… Read more »

Want to Find a Job Fast? Try These 3 Things!

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It’s always nice when you have the opportunity to look for a new job at your own pace. Unfortunately, this usually isn’t the case. Many people head to the job market with a sense of urgency, either due to financial stress or because their current job is creating a different kind of stress altogether. It… Read more »

How to Address Employee PPE Complaints

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Every seven seconds, a worker in the United States is injured on the job. Many of these injuries could be avoided with the proper use of personal protection equipment (PPE), especially in warehouses and manufacturing facilities. Thanks to PPE, the number of workplace accidents is significantly less than it otherwise would be. You would think,… Read more »

How to Improve Your Career by Becoming More Coachable

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You’ll often hear many sports observers say some of the best athletes in the world are also the most coachable. In many ways, the same principle applies to the office. You could have an outstanding skillset or tremendous work ethic, but you will always need someone who can teach you to be better. Being coachable… Read more »

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 »