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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 »

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As you fill out a job application, you notice that the company is requiring several career references – more than you usually provide. You rack your brains trying to think of some additional people you can use as references, other than your immediate friends and family members, your college roommates, and your family doctor who… Read more »

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Is your business ready to start growing this year? Maybe you’ve been hesitant to bring on new people because the economy is still a little shaky, or perhaps you are not sure how to find the best people on a tight budget? Either way, there’s positive things on the horizon for your business and by… Read more »

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As you are looking for a job or a better job, you’ve probably not been thinking much about the quality of life you are creating for yourself. Just getting a job and earning a decent living are the things on your mind. But, what about work life balance? Is this something that you should also… Read more »

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Companies need good people. But, what too many companies do that’s a mistake is focusing too much on the immediate recruitment needs and not on long term succession planning. The longer that a company can keep their best employees on board, the more productive and successful it can be. How can your organization keep good… Read more »

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A new job has been advertised and you think you would be the perfect fit, so you are excited about applying. That is, until you notice that the company wants you to submit a cover letter along with your resume. You cannot even remember when the last time you even used a cover letter to… Read more »

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Look around your workplace for a moment. Do you see bright smiling faces or do you see employees looking a bit stressed out and downtrodden? It’s easy for employees to become overworked, overwhelmed, and just plain stressed to the maximum. In fact, working too much seems like the norm. According to Gallup poll, nearly 50%… Read more »

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As recruiters we’d like to think that we are pretty good at what we do. After all, we talked to literally hundreds of people all week long and successfully match them up with great jobs. But, as humans we are not immune to making mistakes. And these mistakes can cost us an amazing candidate. Here… Read more »

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Networking is important to initiate relationships that may lead to business later. Effective networking can also improve the reputation of a company. Similarly, the impression that you have on potential new recruits can remain with that person for a lifetime and effect your company reputation for just as long. Job fairs and recruitment events offer… Read more »

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The summer can be a challenging time for employers striving to maintain productivity levels. Exacerbating employee stress levels may be childcare responsibilities once school is out, and an increasing workload as colleagues take much needed vacation. Flexibility from all parties can maintain productivity levels during the summer. A study by Captivate Network, a leading digital… Read more »