Networking Tips for Your Next Job Fair

Career fairs can put you in front of a range of potential employers and give you a great opportunity to find your next position. But when it comes to working the room and networking with different company representatives, what’s the best way to approach it all? Here are some tips that will help you stand… Read More »

Help! Should I Hire More Employees or Pay Overtime?

The New Year has just begun and already you have more demand than you expected. The question now is whether you can sustain it. If you can, perhaps it’s time to hire more staff. If you’re not sure, maybe paying for overtime is a better option to consider. Whatever situation you’re in, here are some… Read More »

Here’s How To Deal With “That” Coworker

Whatever stage you are in your career, you’ve likely come across at least one: the problematic co-worker. Whether they’re loud and abrasive, know-it-alls, lazy, or just plain rude, they make coming to the office each day a challenge. So how can you deal with the situation so that you can work in peace? Here are… Read More »

Beware: These OSHA Regulations Are Commonly Overlooked in Manufacturing Facilities

When it comes to OSHA regulations, there’s a lot of them. It’s therefore no surprise that some fly under the radar for many manufacturing employers. The problem is that they’re on the list for OSHA inspectors to check if they audit your site, leading to a citation and even a fine, especially if it’s a… Read More »

If You’re Not Happy With Your Job, Take These Actions to Get Back on Track

Not happy with your job? You’re certainly not alone. Many employees out there aren’t satisfied with their current positions or employers. The difference is what you do about it. What steps should you take to get yourself and your career back on track? Here are a few to follow: Identify what’s making you unhappy. Is… Read More »

How to Navigate Discussions on Extending Your Assignment

You just landed a new temporary assignment and found out that you love it. You’d like to extend it or even transition it into a full-time position. The question is: how do you do that? Here are some steps to take: Become an asset to the team. If you want to get hired on a… Read More »

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Tips for Improving Work Collaboration

The ability to collaborate is an important skill in the workplace. Not only does it benefit you, but your employer, too. For instance, teams that work well together are more innovative and creative when it comes to solving problems. This leads to more satisfied customers, positively impacting the company bottom line. There’s also higher morale,… Read More »

What You Can Do to Invest in Your Employees’ Growth

How satisfied are your employees on the job? If they’re like many, the answer might surprise you. In fact, according to a recent Gallup poll, 85% of workers are unhappy at work. This can cause all kinds of issues in the office, including those with morale, productivity and turnover. The good news is that there… Read More »

How to Turn Employee Retention from a Weakness to a Strength

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How long do most people stay on the job? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, it’s around 4.2 years. Depending on your industry, you could be seeing employees turn over much more frequently than that. Considering what’s invested to recruit, hire, train and support employees, it pays to support your business by keeping… Read More »

April Showers Are Here! How Can You Cultivate a Plan for Your Career?

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Spring has sprung, and it’s a great time to take another step towards your professional dreams and goals. Where are you now in your career, and where would you like to go in the next five years? While creating a career plan might seem like a daunting task, it will serve as a reliable roadmap… Read More »