Five Tips for Keeping Your Workplace Organized

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A clean and uncluttered workplace is not only more attractive—it’s also safer. Plus, keeping things organized helps employees stay productive and efficient. Still, de-cluttering takes time and energy, and you may feel overwhelmed getting started. Five ways to de-clutter Take some time in the New Year to plan for your new, organized workplace. Consider the…

Top Career Posts of 2018

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Are you ready for 2019? What’s to come in the New Year? If you’re planning to find a new job, or just looking to brush up on your job skills, you have a fresh, brand-new year ahead of you: full of possibilities to learn something new! As you begin to plan your goals for the…

Top Hiring and Management Posts of 2018

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As the year draws to a close, it’s good to reflect on the highlights of 2018 as you prepare for 2019. As an employer, did you reach your business goals? Q4 is usually the time when companies are putting the finishing touches on their goals for Q1 of the upcoming year. Year-end is a perfect…

Top Paying Skilled Trade Jobs

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Working at a trade gives you the opportunity to put your skills to the test. And you can take steps to ensure you’re earning a good living in your field. Take a look at these top seven high-paying skilled trade positions to determine if you’re on track, or may want to tack on some additional…

Here’s Why Counter Offers Can Be Counterproductive

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Here’s Why Counter Offers Can Be Counterproductive Into everyone’s life, a little unhappiness may occasionally fall. That’s just part of life. And if that unhappiness crops up at work, you may decide to pursue another career opportunity. If you’ve been with your company for a few years (or longer) or if you perform a valuable…

Reduce Your Operating Costs by Partnering with a Staffing Agency

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It’s critical to your business to get the right staff in place. Your employees allow you to impress customers with high-quality output—and give you a competitive advantage in your field. But staffing can be expensive. It takes time to advertise positions, find, hire and train new workers, all while avoiding the high cost of employee…

Insights on How to Answer What Your Biggest Strengths and Weaknesses Are

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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…

What Skills Do You Look for When Promoting Employees?

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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…

Five Easy Solutions to Managing Stress on the Job

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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.…

Best Practices When Working Swing Shift Jobs

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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…