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…

Tactics to Use in Your Job Search

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The hunt for a new job is not for the faint of heart! It takes time and effort to prepare your documents, get yourself ready for interviews and peruse the internet and other job sources for possible leads. And that’s not to mention the energy it takes to complete phone, video and in-person interviews… your…

How to Deal with a Fellow Employee Who is Not Pulling Their Weight

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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…

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…

Four Questions You Must Ask Your Interviewer

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An interview is just as important for you as for your potential employer. Why? Because it’s a learning process where you can find out all you need to know about a job. In a way, you’re interviewing the hiring manager just as much as she is interviewing you. Four key questions to ask During your…

How Does Working With a Staffing Partner Help Me?

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It can be challenging to find and hire top talent—however, your staffing function is necessary to keep your business competitive. Hiring can be both time-consuming and difficult, especially if yours is a competitive market where employee demand exceeds supply. For these reasons, working with a staffing agency to assist with talent sourcing provides a great…

Office Christmas Party Dos and Don’ts

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‘Tis the season for the annual holiday work gathering. Though it’s meant as an opportunity for employees to relax, it often gives rise to a minefield of potentially embarrassing moments. No one ever means to say or do something they’ll regret, but you may find yourself feeling nervous or awkward, or just in need of…

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…

Quick Tips to Boost Productivity This Holiday Season

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The holidays can be a busy, stressful time for your staff. In addition to the usual demands of work, they also have additional tasks such as gift shopping, cleaning for company, socializing with family and friends, childcare when kids are home on break and more. It can be tough to balance all that comes with…

Five Keys to Hiring Good Industrial Workers

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Bringing on new workers for an industrial job is no easy feat, especially if one considers the enormous amount of responsibility that comes with an industrial position. Safety is perhaps the number one priority, and hiring workers that have demonstrated knowledge of appropriate safety strategies on the job is essential. Being a good listener and…