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Currently looking for your next job? The best position for you is out there, but may not be advertised. This is because many employers choose not to post open jobs on sites such as Monster and Indeed. Instead, they work directly with staffing agencies to fill open positions. This means some available jobs never hit… Read more »

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When you’re preparing for your upcoming interview, it’s always a good idea to practice answers to common interview questions. And regardless of your industry, most interviewers will ask about your strengths and weaknesses. These questions are used to help the interviewer understand if you have the right qualities to do the job—plus your level of… Read more »

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The opportunity to be promoted and advance within the company can be very motivating to staff. This adds to productivity and job satisfaction. Plus giving employees the ability to move ahead helps you, too—it’s easier to promote workers internally since they’re already familiar with your business and corporate culture. Five promotable qualities in an employee… Read more »

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Stress is an unavoidable occurrence for many working professionals. Most people encounter challenges and difficult situations that cause your heart rate to increase, your palms to sweat and your mind to spin. In moderation, stress is good—it sends you into a “fight or flight” mode, helping you rise to the occasion and sharpen your focus…. Read more »

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Some of us work the day shift—others, the night shift. But if you’re working a swing shift, you have the responsibility of fitting in both. This can be difficult on your sleep schedule and your body in general, which will never quite know when it’s time to work and time to sleep. Still, you can… Read more »

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During your interview, you’ll undoubtedly be asked about your previous job. Why are you leaving? What made you look for something new? If you had a negative experience with your past employer, it may be written all over your face—and this is something you’ll need to get under control. It’s much easier when you know… Read more »

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Employing talent at the top of your field gives your business a competitive advantage over others. But if you want the best, you must be able to pay well—or else they’ll move on to something new (or never start with you in the first place). This is especially true if your industry is competitive, and… Read more »

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On the job, following safety procedures helps you protect yourself and coworkers from harm. It’s important to learn the proper procedures for operating a forklift and always follow these safety guidelines in your workplace. Key forklift operating practices Be sure you’re familiar with all of the following: 1. Only operate a forklift if qualified. In… Read more »

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It’s very disappointing to get rejected for a potential job. Sometimes, you may know exactly what went wrong during the interview. But other times, you may think you did a great job and aren’t sure why you weren’t hired. During your interview, you will likely be keyed up or even nervous, so things you would… Read more »

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If you work hard at your job, it’s frustrating to work with others who do not. Especially if their lackluster behavior directly impacts your work day. If you find yourself, time and again, picking up the slack for other employees who can’t be bothered, you’ve probably felt your fair share of annoyance. But what can… Read more »