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Career and hiring tips, industry insights – all updated regularly to keep you informed.

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A standard measure of success in the workplace is getting more and more responsibility. What this looks like varies depending on your work environment, be it an office environment or a factory. And while the path to advancement may be different for every worker, there are certain tips for asking for extra duties that carry… Read more »

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Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week?   And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge.    Why Handwashing Works  When you wash your hands, soap molecules act like crowbars. They pry dirt, oil, and germs from your skin. In addition, soap breaks down the outer membrane of many microorganisms and… Read more »

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Learn the nine values that lead to happy employees and successful businesses  When a company has a positive culture, employees are more engaged and do better work. On the other hand, toxic company culture can lead to lower productivity, retention, and recruiting.   But what defines a positive company culture? And where does it come from?… Read more »

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Everyone has days when it seems impossible to get out of bed – much less go to work. It can be even harder during a pandemic. Here are six tips for getting going on days like this.  Put one Foot in Front of The Other   Taking one step at a time is a good way… Read more »

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As we approach Thanksgiving, thoughts naturally turn toward being thankful. Although this usually plays out personally, the holiday is a good reminder for company leaders that their employees could use some regular thanking, too. Here are eight fun ways to do just that 1. Offer flexible scheduling options When high-performing employees are putting in long… Read more »

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If you’re at a career crossroads and considering trade job opportunities, you may want to consider welding. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a welding career can be lucrative both in terms of salary and benefits, and North Carolina employs a lot of welders – nearly 12,000 in 2019.  Welders also have the potential… Read more »

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There is a lot of discussion about hiring employees, training them, and correcting under-performers. But where’s the advice on recognizing employees who are doing their jobs well? If you’re hiring well, you should have plenty of exceptional employees. If you want to retain them, you must take the time to let them know their efforts… Read more »

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People take on seasonal jobs for a variety of reasons. If they are unemployed, they may need to find a source of income quickly. If they have a job, they might need a shift that will allow them to earn extra pay. They could need a position that offers more flexibility than is typical or are hoping to get a foot in the door with an employer by making a great impression on the… Read more »

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It’s never too early to get ready for crunch time. Holiday season comes a little sooner for warehouse staff. Keeping stores fully stocked or getting products to consumers takes planning. Start by looking at what you did last year as far as volume and timing. Adjust for the changes you can anticipate in the coming year, such… Read more »

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Sometimes job seekers hesitate to apply for temporary jobs. As intriguing as the opportunity might be, most people need to have access to benefits – particularly healthcare. They are afraid to take the risk of having a gap in coverage. It’s a common misconception that temporary employees are not eligible for benefits, but that is seldom the case…. Read more »