Articles

Posted

New growth – that’s always been what Spring is about. As we get ready to see the plants and flowers wake up after a long winter, it’s time to think about how you can grow professionally. The days are longer, brighter, warmer, and it’s easy to feel energized. Why not take advantage of that extra… Read more »

Posted

Any manager who is serious about safety needs to be aware of fall hazards. To better educate workers about the danger of slips, trips, and falls, OSHA has developed a fall prevention campaign built around 3 steps: plan, provide, and train. We’ve already considered steps one and two. We’ve learned how to plan ahead and… Read more »

Posted

How many times have you gotten stuck during a project, not because it was too hard, and not because you lacked resources, but because your brain simply refused to cooperate? There’s a good chance it might have happened to you today! There are many legitimate excuses to hit a roadblock when working, but the most… Read more »

Posted

Got big plans for this summer? Whether you have a vacation in the works, have a big purchase coming up, or just want a stronger hold on your finances, controlling your budget is the only way to guarantee your dreams will pan out. The problem is that not many of us are experts at keeping… Read more »

Posted

A healthy workplace is a productive workplace. The link between feeling good and working hard seems obvious, but its implications are far-reaching and profound. As an example, an obese worker costs their employer over $4,000 more, as a yearly average, than a lower-weight employee would just on insurance and medical expenses. Speaking more generally, healthy… Read more »

Posted

  Over the last few years, cultural shifts have drastically impacted the way we do business. Take the hiring process as an example. Being interviewed for a job always meant meeting with a manager in their office. You’d show your resume, they’d ask some questions, you’d respond, and then you’d wait for a call. Today,… Read more »

Posted

For over 100 years, a dose of caffeine during the workday has been a part of American culture. The “coffee break” is almost as universal as work itself, and we all have at least one coworker who is never more than arm’s length away from their mug. Many wear their coffee habit as a badge… Read more »

Posted

With falls being one of the most common and deadly workplace accidents, every manager should regularly review their safety practices. Are you doing everything you can to protect your workers from serious injury? In an effort to reduce workplace fall injuries, OSHA stresses implementing a fall prevention campaign. OSHA’s recommended campaign focuses on your three… Read more »

Posted

How many of us have big plans for this year? A new car, a nice vacation, or, more realistically, just paying off some of our bills would be a dream come true. Currently, the average American household has over $16,000 just in credit card debt. Add in mortgages and car loans, and it’s no wonder… Read more »

Posted

There’s no such thing as a perfectly safe job. In fact, approximately 3% of American workers will suffer some form of injury or illness at their workplace every year. While the vast majority of these injuries are minor, their effects can be devastating, not just to the injured, but also to your business. The good… Read more »