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Staying level-headed: How to keep a clear focus when job searching

If you’re currently in search of a new job, you might have noticed it can be a job in itself! After all, many steps are involved—you need to scour the internet for open positions, review job descriptions, tailor your cover letter and resume for the positions to which you’d like to apply, then fill in… Read more »

New trends to pay attention to regarding background screening

Your employees are the heart of your business. They help you create your product or service, maintain your brand identity and keep customers satisfied. It’s critical to maintain a workforce you can trust to do a good job, and it’s important to avoid hires who present safety concerns to your company and your staff. Background… Read more »

Four Reasons to Use Temporary Employees During Your Busy Season

If your business ramps up during a certain time of year, you may find yourself in need of more workers. It can be stressful and time-consuming for employers to handle the added burden of staffing up, in addition to the rest of the work that comes along with a busy season. Advantages of Hiring Temporary… Read more »

How much follow-up is too much follow up with an interviewer?

You just had a great interview. Everything went well, you connected with the interviewer, you’re among the top contenders and you’re feeling hopeful. But did you know your follow-up is very important—and can have a negative impact on the interviewer’s impression of you? It can even hurt your chance of being hired—so you want to… Read more »

Balancing Comfort and Safety: How to Dress for Manufacturing Work

Manufacturing can be a tricky industry to navigate, particularly when it comes to appropriate attire. You want to be comfortable because you’ll be working hard and extremely physical all day long, but you also have to consider safety. Flip-flops, for example, are really comfortable, especially now that the weather’s warming up, but they’re probably not… Read more »

How Can Your Business Hire Quickly…and Effectively?

Having to go through thousands of resumes and hundreds of candidates on a weekly basis can become very stressful, not to mention time-consuming. But if you have a routine in place and access to valuable tools, you can streamline your hiring process so that it’s efficient and effective. Sell the Role Be straightforward when you’re… Read more »

Band Together: Five Ways to Improve Poor Team Culture

Team culture is crucial in any workplace. It defines your ability to work together, collaborate, communicate and it’s indicative of employee satisfaction and their likelihood to stay with the company. If you have employees who aren’t happy at work, they’re much more likely to seek employment elsewhere, in a place where they can be happier.… Read more »

Three Ways to Build a Safety Culture at Work

Workplace Safety

Safety is a priority for all companies, and so it needs to be one of your priorities, too. Your managers can empower your safe habits with appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and providing you with the proper training, but so much of workplace safety comes down to your daily decision-making. You don’t want to be… Read more »

How to Follow-Up After a Networking Event (And Make a Great Impression!)

Once you attend a networking event, there’s still work to be done. It’s up to you to maintain those new connections. If you don’t, all your efforts won’t pay off when it comes to your job search and your career. So, what are some ways to follow up after a networking event and make the… Read more »

Why Leaving Your Full-Time Job for a Contract Position Has Its Perks

There are lots of conventional perks to working full time—health insurance, 401(k) matching, paid time off. Not to mention having just one boss’s standards to get used to, one set of co-workers to get along with and one consistent paycheck. But a continuous string of contract positions can mean autonomy, variety and freedom! Five Reasons… Read more »