How a Welding Apprenticeship Will Help Your Career

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The advantages of a welding apprenticeship are well known by those in the industry, but perhaps not so obvious for those assessing their career options. One of the biggest benefits of an apprenticeship is a chance to kickstart a welding career. Welders must successfully finish a certified training program to be allowed to work in… Read more »

What to Do When You Experience Career Burnout?

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Job burnout is one thing: We’ve all been at a job we hate but know this is still the right career. However, career burnout is a completely different animal. When you’re feeling burned out on your career, you’re thinking about going back to school or maybe going back to that fun job you had delivering… Read more »

National Safety Month: Multitasking on the Road is Distracted Driving

  In today’s day in age, it’s difficult to focus on one thing at a time. We’ve become used to the idea of multitasking, to the point we depend on it to be able to get our work done. Although it can be useful at times, multitasking behind the wheel isn’t one of those times.… Read more »

National Safety Month: Offices Can Be Dangerous Places!

  When we think of workplace safety, construction sites and manufacturing facilities are often the first things that come to mind. However, an office also has safety hazards that should not be ignored. For instance, sitting at a desk and using keyboard day after day can lead to a whole host of chronic injuries, such… Read more »

National Safety Month: What Can You Find on a Fall Protection Audits?

  Safeguarding against slips, trips and falls is a common an issue for almost every company. Having a good fall protection plan is important, particularly considering the frequency and costs of these kinds of accidents. According to the Department of Labor, slips, trips and falls account for around one-fourth of on-the-job injury claims each year.… Read more »

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 »