Inexpensive Ways to Show Your Employees You Appreciate Them

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As an employer, your workers are your lifelines. Each employee is a valuable addition to your team and it’s important they feel that way. Recognition makes people feel good about their job and motivates them to keep up the good work. Positive reinforcement can also set an example for everyone in your organization, showing them… Read more »

Retention is Key During this Era of Ultra-Low Unemployment

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After you invest a lot of time, energy and capital in hiring the best applicants possible, you must hold on to that top talent, especially with the labor market as tight as it is right now. Simply put, keep your best staff members satisfied. While pay and benefits are big reasons why people take a… Read more »

How a Mock Job Interview Can Help You Ace the Real Thing

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Like it or not, a job interview is a performance and like any performance, getting it right takes a lot of practice. Obviously, you don’t want to go into an interview cold. You also don’t want to practice once or twice, dust off your hands and flick on the TV. You should be practicing for… Read more »

Workers vs. Managers: What is Their Motivation for Working Safely?

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One of the greatest challenges for safety professionals is getting workers and management to “buy into” the notion of workplace safety. While it isn’t hard for safety professionals to explain safety practices and the reasons behind them, it is much more difficult to get both groups to comply. Some managers may feel that business demands… Read more »

How to Add Your Personality Into Your Job Search

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  Looking for a job can feel very rules-driven: Resumes and cover letter must follow certain formats and include specific information, while interviewers expect you to have strong answers for standard interview questions. With all this repetition and structure, job seekers can easily fall into the trap of becoming rigid and robotic. While certain parts… Read more »

Skills-Based vs. Traditional: Which Resume Is for You?

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  Your resume should show you are the ideal person for the job. However, if you’re a recent graduate with no work experience or you’re trying to change careers and want to list your transferable skills over experience in a different industry, you’re going to need a skills-based resume. The conventional reverse-chronological format may be… Read more »

Learn How to Keep Your Emotions in Check During a Stressful Job Search

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  The typical job search can be a roller-coaster of emotions: You’ll move quickly from the highs of acceptance to the lows of disappointment. For the sake of your job search and for the sake of your own sanity, you need to be able to keep on an even emotional keel. So, how do you… Read more »

How to Get Promoted When You’ve Been at Your Job Less Than a Year

How to Get Promoted When You've Been at Your Job Less Than a Year

  Getting a promotion less than 12 months after you’ve been hired sounds like an impossible feat. However, with the economy in decent shape and unemployment relatively low, conditions are right for many employees to receive an internal promotion fairly quickly. That being said, it’s going to take more than a pulse and a bit… Read more »