National Safety Month: How to Create an Employee Wellness Program That Works

  Many companies are seeing employee wellness programs not just as a nice thing to do, but also as a tool to recruit top talent, minimize turnover, improve attendance and provide a whole host of other benefits. The degree to which businesses provide employee wellness initiatives falls on a wide range. Some companies run contests… Read more »

National Safety Month: How to Create a Workplace Violence Response Plan

  Sadly, we live in a world where businesses need to have a workplace violence response plan in place. Experts suggest a response plan that, unlike other disasters, revolves around a thinking, moving and highly-dangerous threat. As a result, this kind of situation must be handled in a way that avoids adding to the chaos… Read more »

How to Mentally Prepare for a Day on the Road

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  To some people, sitting in the cab of a truck all day can seem fairly easy, but the reality is that it can be a bit of a grind. Lots of mental preparation should go into a day of driving on the road. Some facets of your preparation can be done the night before,… Read more »

Do These 5 Things to Stand Out at Your New Job

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  During the first week or so at a new job, it’s easy to stand out. You’re the new guy or girl that people want to meet. After that initial honeymoon phase, however, it is very easy to start blending in with the other employees. Of course, doing an excellent job can make you stand… Read more »

Improve Retention by Improving Your Candidate Experience

Improve Your Candidate Experience

  Research has shown that employees who make it past three or four months with a new employer tend to stick with that employers for several years. The key takeaway is employers must provide new hires with a great experience, and that starts before these folks are even hired. Fortunately, there are many ways a… Read more »

How to Find a Job Immediately after Graduation

  Congratulations! You’ve made it through the marathon study sessions, massive projects and nerve-racking exams to finally earn that coveted degree. Here’s the bad news: Your work has only just begun. Ideally, you’ve developed a network within your study program, interned and/or put your academic work to use on the job. Even if you haven’t,… Read more »

5 Ways to Hire an Outstanding Office Manager

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  Hiring a hardworking, talented individual to run your office is no simple task. Before you even put up a job posting, you need to decide what this person’s specific role will be – a team builder, supervisor or both. Once you have determined the specific role, you need to identify a candidate who is… Read more »

How to Build Your Confidence Before Going Into Your Next Interview

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  When you walk into a job interview, you know you’re up against other candidates, and your chances of success largely hinge on your performance. Given these stakes, it’s perfectly natural to feel anxious before a job interview. Unfortunately, normal nervousness about a job interview can be seen as a lack of confidence in the… Read more »

How to Win the Job by Acing Your First Impression

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  First impressions can make or break any relationship. People’s perception of you start with an initial encounter, which may last no longer than a just few seconds. These perceptions can make or break your chances of getting a job you are seeking. Making a great first impression isn’t about changing who you are. It… Read more »

Why Managing Employees Is Only Part of a Leader’s Role

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  In trying to do a good job, many managers focus intently on supervising their employees; coaching workers who are underperforming, mediating disputes and addressing various concerns. However, managing employees shouldn’t be the only thing a company leader thinks about. They should also be attentive to other aspects of the job that might be less… Read more »