4 Ways to Make Safety a Priority Year Round

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Although June is officially National Safety Month, employers and employees alike should be focused on safety all year round. In fact, the National Safety Council and those responsible for organizing National Safety Month provide a long list of steps you can take to maintain the focus on safety during every month of the year. Create… Read more »

What Are the Four Themes of National Safety Month?

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June is National Safety Month. Observed every year and organized by the National Safety Council, it’s a time that reminds all of the importance of safety on the job site. With approximately 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses in the U.S. during 2017 alone, it’s certainly an important topic for workers all around the… Read more »

Is Your Job Description Effective?

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A great job opportunity starts with a well-written job description. This is the wordage that will ultimately determine the type of applicants you receive – so it’s important that you get it right the first time. On one hand, a job description needs to be exciting enough to capture the attention of today’s job seekers…. Read more »

Simple Forklift Safety Tips that Can’t Be Forgotten

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While experienced forklift drivers make the job look easy, make no mistake – forklift operators are dealing with heavy machinery that can be dangerous in untrained hands. Not only do they run the risk of damaging cargo, but the risk of personal injury is always high when working near forklifts. Such risks are elevated even… Read more »

Performance-Based Compensation – Create a System to Motivate the Team

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Great managers are always on the lookout for new ways to motivate their team. There have been an untold number of strategies used throughout the years – some more successful than others. As it turns out, however, the best methods almost always involve additional compensation in the form of monetary rewards. Utilizing Key Performance Indicators… Read more »

Non-Traditional Places to Source Talent

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The Information Age provides a wealth of sources when it comes to locating and recruiting talent. In fact, platforms like online classified ads and Internet-based job portals are so popular that they’ve become the mainstream. As a result, some of the best and most successful managers are turning to non-traditional methods for workforce recruitment. Community… Read more »

Job Seekers Asking These Four Questions Get Job Offers

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The standard interview process isn’t as one-sided as many job seekers think. Although it’s much easier when the person on the other side of the table asks all the questions, such an approach seldom results in a stellar interview. Instead, take some time to ask some questions of your own: the interviewer will appreciate your… Read more »

Temporary Agencies Provide More Benefits Than You Think!

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Temporary agencies tend to get a bad rap in today’s workforce. Job seekers tend to fall victim to the many misconceptions surrounding temporary and temp-to-hire jobs – including the impression that job agencies don’t provide their employees with the common benefits associated with other, more traditional jobs. While this may be true in some cases,… Read more »

Create a Schedule to Find Success in Your Next Job Search

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Many job seekers find it useful to stick with a regular schedule during the job hunt. Not only does this maximize the overall number of opportunities that are available, but it makes it easier to adjust to your new hours when you finally do land that job. 1. Work on your resume and cover letter… Read more »

Study: Apply for the Job When You Match Half of the Job Description

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We often go through great pains to meet the requirements of today’s job descriptions. Between obtaining advanced degrees to accumulating prior experience in the industry, many job seekers are forced to take menial, dead-end jobs before they can pursue their true passion. It seems that we might not have to wait at all. In fact,… Read more »