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…

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…

Keys to Hiring Candidates Who Are Unemployed

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You’re in search of a candidate who’s just the right fit for the job. But what happens when you locate someone who looks perfect on paper… but is currently unemployed? You may feel apprehensive, afraid you’ve uncovered a problem employee. But have no fear—there are some key steps you can take to ensure your hiring…

How Does a Recruiter Work for You to find you a Job Behind the Scenes?

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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…

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…

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.…

Important Tips on Why Offering a Competitive Salary Will Help You Keep your Best Workers

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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…

Safety Tips to Keep in Mind When Operating a Forklift

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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…