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How to React to an Employee Who Visibly “Just Needs a Minute” to Regroup

Helping Employee that is Stressed

Some employees handle stress better than others. So, from time to time, you may notice an employee who appears to be overwhelmed—and possibly about to break down. As an employer, what can you do to help? Five Ways to Approach a Frazzled Employee It’s all in your technique and your support process. To help an employee decompress, you can follow these… Read more »

What Do I Wear to an Industrial Job Interview?

Clothes matter. Ask anyone who is preparing to interview a potential candidate. The clothes you wear show that you’re taking the situation seriously and that you have respect for the person interviewing you, as well as for yourself. Your clothing helps display your professionalism and commitment to doing well at the interview. And to understand… Read more »

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

Maintaining Communication with Candidates When Hiring

Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close… Read more »

Keep Drama Out of Any Workplace

Some employees may have a flare for the dramatic. But this rarely adds positive energy to the team (unless you’re an improv group or creating major motion pictures). Instead, drama adds tension to the work environment and can put others on edge, detracting from productivity and teamwork. Five Ways to Decrease Drama Amongst Employees It’s… Read more »

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

Finding a Job in Nashville TN

Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs,… Read more »

Three Problems Every Warehouse Deals With

In our current economy, essential industries are busier than ever. Some employees find themselves working from home, while others—such as warehouse workers—are still out on the front lines. Many consumers are relying on online ordering to fulfill needs for groceries, household items and other products, plus stores are scrambling to restock certain in-demand items. This… Read more »

Signs You Should Quit Your Job

Lately, your job just doesn’t feel the same. You have a hard time dragging yourself into the workplace and when you get there, you’re finding it more and more difficult to get going. You can’t focus and nothing seems interesting anymore. Does this sound familiar? Sometimes, it’s easy to know when you need a new… Read more »

What benefits do you get with a recruiting agency?

In search of a new job? It always helps to have an ally in your corner, and there’s no one quite like a recruiter. Recruiters are experts at what they do—placing their clients with qualified candidates. They can help your job search move along much easier than going it alone.   Four reasons to work with a recruiter  Feeling skeptical? You… Read more »

Prevent potentially dangerous April Fool’s Day pranks

It’s good to have a sense of humor, but not when it jeopardizes the safety of your workers. You may be in a work environment where employees are simply too busy to worry about pulling off a prank, and if that’s the case, you’re likely in good shape as April Fool’s Day approaches. But, as the blue ribbon of… Read more »

Why the second shift might be best for you

A “second shift” job is one that starts in the afternoon and ends late evening, for example, from 4 p.m. to midnight. It makes up the second portion of a workday that’s divided in three (usually daytime, nighttime and overnight shifts, or first shift, second shift, and third shift). When you work the second shift,… Read more »