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Include These Words on Your Resume to Stand out as a Top Applicant

When you’re applying for a new job, you want to prove you’re the top candidate, and one of the best ways to do that is to show you’ve mastered the skills required for the job and you’re an inspiring, effective leader. Your resume and your interviews are the keys to doing that. The words you… Read more »

Three Tips to Prevent Repetitive Strain Injuries in the Workplace

Repetitive strain injuries are caused when a person’s movements are forced, awkward, or repetitive. This often happens when we type or use a mouse to type. When we use our fingers and hands in such small motor activities, the tendons, muscles and nerves in our forearms, shoulders, neck and hands are more likely to get… Read more »

Avoid Burning Bridges: What to Do When It’s Time to Change Jobs

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Many people stay at a job too long, until the feelings get stale or they even feel animosity towards their company or co-workers. This can be a tricky situation to navigate. You might want to sever ties with everyone you know there, but those people might be helpful later on. They could be valuable references… Read more »

What Motivates Employees and Supervisors to Work Safely?

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What motivates supervisors to pay attention to safety and what motivates workers to do the same are totally different things. Supervisors want to avoid fines and violations and keep staff working, while employees are inspired to adhere to safety guidelines when they hear cautionary tales about other workers or are presented the necessary information in… Read more »

How to Keep Your Career Ahead of Automation Advances

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Automation and advances in technology are inevitable, presenting two options: you can surrender your career to it, or you can adapt and be prepared for coming changes. The working world is no longer suited for people who’ve trained in a single skill. Technology changes, demand changes, jobs change, and some jobs even disappear. Here’s how… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Business for Seasonal Sales Changes

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Turnover can be incredibly costly for your business. Hiring and training takes time and money – replacing entry-level employees can cost as much as half of their annual salary. For skilled professionals, that number can skyrocket multiple times. If you can anticipate annual fluctuations in your hiring need, you’ll help your company spare some of… Read more »

Three Ways a Healthy Lifestyle Can Help You Handle the Night Shift

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Though many people don’t mind working the night shift, businesses need employees around the clock and there are financial benefits to working outside first shift. Even for workers who enjoy it, third-shift work takes a toll on your body – and has the potential to affect your immune system, energy levels, internal clock and digestion.… Read more »

Tapping into Employee Potential: Help Them Become Their Best Selves

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High-potential employees are the future leaders of your company, the rising stars who aspire for more and enjoy new challenges. It’s important to be able to identify them when you’re hiring so you can offer them what they want to stay loyal to you. You also need to keep them engaged so they continue to… Read more »

“Tell Me About Yourself.” Here’s How to Ace the First Interview Question

Many interviewers will start an interview with an open-ended question like, “Tell me about yourself.” It’s a great icebreaker and gets you to feel comfortable talking and showing off your true personality. For some, it can also be an intimidating question with how open-ended it can be. What exactly does this employer want to know?… Read more »

Five Ways to Build Outstanding Leadership Skills

No matter where you are in your career, at some point someone will hand you the reins in a leadership role and you’ll be expected to step up. You might have to take charge on an innovative idea, step up to handle a duty outside your job description or take over in a management position.… Read more »