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…

2019 Job Outlook in Quincy, IL

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Looking for a new job in Quincy, IL? If you’re in search of work in IT, healthcare or research, the job world just may be your oyster! Following are job titles in hot demand in the Quincy, IL area: * Web developers * Software and applications developers * Computer systems analysts * Operations research analysts…

Hey Coach—Put Me In! Ways to Show Your Boss You’re Ready for a Promotion

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To promote or not to promote? Many of us don’t want to simply tread water in our careers, but move ahead! However, your boss won’t be likely to promote you if they feels you are just barely getting by at your current job. That’s why you need to prove you’re ready, willing and able to…

Employee Recognition Tips

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In this season of giving thanks, don’t forget your employees! They help to keep your business moving along so you can accomplish bigger and better things—now and in the New Year. And if you’re wondering how to recognize your workers, have no fear. You don’t need to get overly fancy to say thanks, and many…

Three Keys to Managing Stress at Work

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Stress can be good in small doses. Short-term stress actually helps propel you into motion and get things done. But when stress is ongoing over long periods of time, you can run into health problems. Chronic stress can lead to poor sleep, unhealthy eating habits, increased blood pressure, depression and much more. The bottom line…

When Is The Right Time to Follow Up After an Interview?

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You had your interview and thought it went well. Now it’s time for a follow-up! You want to show you’re determined and passionate about your career path—and you want to be hired so you can work hard for this company. But you know the hiring manager is probably busy reviewing other resumes and you don’t…

What Should I Know Before Starting a General Labor Job?

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It’s exciting to start a new chapter in your career! And if you’ve decided to begin work as a general laborer, you can take some steps for an easier transition to your new job. This way, you’ll be prepared to do your very best from day one. Five things to know before starting a general…

Top Five Tips for Starting a New Job

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  So, you got the job. Congratulations! Starting a new job is a perfect opportunity to establish yourself as a hardworking, talented professional in your field—and there’s nothing like a good first impression. To begin your new job with a bang, you can take steps to do your very best during your first week of…

Can You Find Your Next Job on Social Media?

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  Practically every company uses social media as part of its hiring process. If you aren’t using your social media accounts when you’re looking for work you could be missing out on significant opportunities. Some of the popular social media apps that tend to be used for informal social interaction have great built-in job-hunting opportunities…

It’s National Safety Month – What Can We Learn from the Top Safety Violations of 2016?

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  From on-the-job injuries and fines to workplace fatalities, workplace safety violations affected businesses and employees in 2016. While accidents and other workplace injuries can cost your business thousands of dollars annually in fines or workers’ compensation claims, the real cost is to your employees who can experience life-changing injuries – or worse, loss of…