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In a competitive job market, you’re not going to be the only one interviewing for a job. To be successful, you’ll need good training, up-to-date skills, and solid experience. But, is that enough? Many highly-qualified candidates walk confidently out of an interview, only to never hear from the interviewer again; they may even find out… Read more »

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The generational gap has always presented problems to hiring managers. Since each generation is broadly identified by significant cultural ideals and milestones, what was appealing to one generation could be meaningless to the next. As of 2015, Millennials surpassed Generation X as the largest group in the American workforce. If you are a business manager… Read more »

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Having talented, highly-qualified staff at every level of your organization is the key to your business’ success. However, how can you make sure that the best workers will be drawn to your business? When presented with multiple options, what would make job seekers single you out as their employer of choice? Whether they are self-represented… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »