How to Avoid Major Pitfalls as Manager

For a company to achieve success, mid-level managers must successfully direct employees. This involves recognizing and avoiding the biggest pitfalls. Less-effective managers typically don’t have the right soft skills to lead, perhaps because they never had essential training in how to manage people. Simply put, bad managers don’t have the sensibility, sensitivity, and understanding required… Read more »

Why It’s a Candidates Market

Whenever we hear about record low unemployment, the initial reaction is usually to celebrate. However, record low unemployment raises all kinds of issues for employers. Employers not only have to fight to land in-demand candidates, they also have to fight to keep the talent they already have from getting lured elsewhere. Consider the following results… Read more »

8 of the Most Common Reasons Drivers Leave Their Jobs

When drivers quit, it’s not usually because another company lured them away with a better offer – it’s because something caused them to leave. Often, the decision to quit is triggered by several small things that add up, until one day the driver has had enough. Consider the following eight common reasons why drivers quit… Read more »

New Year, New Job!

For New Year’s resolutions, many people vow to lose weight, spend more time with family or take up a hobby. While NSC Technologies can’t help much with those resolutions, we can help with another common resolution – getting a new job! There’s something about turning the calendar to a new year that make us want… Read more »

The Right Way to Help Your Employees Through Company Changes Next Year

Helping your employees through a major business transition is an exercise in extreme empathy. Almost any change you’re leading or supporting is highly disruptive to somebody on an emotional level. The key to helping people is understanding why some folks get emotional about major change. Surprisingly, it’s not the change itself; it’s the loss of… Read more »

Make it Your Resolution to Beat the Sunday Scaries

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If you spend Sunday nights stressing out about work, it’s not just you. A recent survey from Monster.com found that 80 percent of people admit to having the “Sunday Scaries.” You might think that by Sunday night you’d feel rejuvenated from the weekend, however, that isn’t always a given. Some people don’t dedicate enough weekend… Read more »

Turn Your Weaknesses into Strengths in 2019!

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If your leadership style is driven by business, team and employee interests, you’re going to be in a position to succeed, especially if you can produce results. However, even leaders with the best of intentions can have blind spots or fall into bad habits. Below are some common leadership weaknesses that you can turn into… Read more »

Different Types of Jobs You Can Get With Your CDL License

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If you like driving large vehicles on the open road and you have a clean driving record, a career as a commercial driver may be for you. These jobs typically require earning a commercial driver’s license (CDL). Long-haul truck drivers are most commonly associated with a CDL. According to the Truck Driver Institute, these drivers… Read more »

How to Write an Outstanding Resume When You Don’t Have Much Experience

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A great resume is the biggest chance you have to impress a potential employer and get noticed among other job applicants. You need to seize the hiring manager’s attention quickly so they’ll be more apt to read through your accomplishments and bring you in for a formal interview. It can be challenging to tout your… Read more »

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 »