4 Ways to Prevent Back Injuries at Work

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It’s estimated that 80% of adults will experience back pain at some point in their lives, with work-related back injuries being among the most common culprits. People who work in warehousing, manufacturing and other light industrial industries are at the greatest risk due to the physical nature of their jobs. Employers have a certain level… Read more »

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 Excel as a Receptionist

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Receptionists serve an important role in businesses across practically every industry. They’re often the first point of contact between a business and its customers or clients. They’re also responsible for making sure every aspect of front office operations is running smoothly. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than a million people are employed… 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 »

How to Manage an Unmanageable Employee

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While difficult employees often create misunderstandings, disrupt day-to-day work and affect team morale, it’s not always possible to fire them immediately. Whether it’s an employee who can’t get along with others, doesn’t respond well to authority or someone who displays insubordination, every manager inevitably deals with at least one difficult employee. Not only are bad… 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 »

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 »

4 Lessons Every Woman in the Manufacturing Industry Should Know

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4 Lessons Every Woman in the Manufacturing Industry Should Know

Although the manufacturing industry is still a male-dominated field, things are changing every day. More women are entering the manufacturing sector and learning firsthand what it’s like to find solutions, use the latest technologies, and develop and create products that have come to define our society, from electronics, medicines, automobiles, and much more. As with… Read more »