5 Ways to Become the Best Manufacturing Candidate for the Job

Any responsible hiring process considers multiple candidates, and for job seekers, this means it’s essential to stand out above the competition. Unfortunately, some applicants make bad errors that get them quickly eliminated from the process. Those applicants who avoid silly mistakes may make the first cut, but those who appear to offer the most value… Read more »

When It’s Time to Hire More Temporary Employees

Effective workforce management is key to the success of any business. A company can run itself when it has the proper amount of people in the correct roles. When a business is growing or going through a busy period, it increases the load on a workforce and the company should respond accordingly. If the growth… Read more »

How to Restart Your Job Search After Being Out of the Workforce

Trying to get back into the workforce after a long break can be pretty rough. You might be worried your abilities have stalled to the point you will not be successful in a new job. You also may be worried about leaving a lifestyle you had grown accustomed to while out of the workforce. Fortunately,… Read more »

4 Off-the-Wall Interview Questions That Uncover the True Personality of Your Candidate

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“If you were a color, what color would you be?” “What is your spirit animal?” “Which dinosaur do you most identify with?” We’re all familiar with these off-the-wall interview questions. “Weird” job interview questions should not be used to simply throw candidates for a loop. Rather, they should reveal aspects of an applicant that can’t… Read more »

National Safety Month: 10 Overlooked Office Hazards That May Cost Your Company

Conversations around workplace safety often make us think of industrial, construction or commercial places of business. However, there are many hazards in the typical office, and most of them go overlooked. Each year, tens of thousands of office employees are affected by costly injuries or health conditions they acquired on the job. Although the potential… Read more »

National Safety Month: How to Begin Training to Prevent Workplace Violence

Of course, employers would like to think workplace violence will never occur on their premises but relying on wishful thinking just isn’t good enough. Every responsible employer must work to prevent workplace violence and have a plan in place in case an incident does occur. With 76 percent of shooting incidents taking place at a… Read more »

National Safety Month: Prevent Costly Slips, Trips and Falls With Our Help

Considered collectively, slips, trips and falls are the leading cause of on-the-job injuries year after year. Slips occur when insecure footing causes someone to lose their balance, trips are when someone loses their balance due to contact with an object, and falls occur when the body hits the floor. Slips and trips can lead to… Read more »

National Safety Month: How to Recognize and Prevent Hazards in the Workplace

Managers and employees both want to avoid workplace accidents, and a big part of avoiding accidents is being able to recognize and prevent hazards as they appear. Because management typically isn’t available to oversee employee safety all the time, it is essential for employees to be able to recognize and prevent hazards on their own.… Read more »

National Safety Month: The Surprising Ways Fatigue and Impairment Affect Employees On the Job

The economy is surging, and American workers are more productive than ever. In this environment, it’s important employers do everything they can to avoid worker fatigue. Accidents can be averted when staff members are attentive, focused and completely engaged while on the job. To ensure that employees are working at full capacity and steer clear… Read more »

Are You Neglecting Your Mirrors?

As a result of their width and length, large trucks have several blind spots that cannot be viewed from the cab. These blind spots are a safety risk for both drivers and those around them. Safe truck driving habits include maintaining and using your truck’s mirrors effectively with the idea of getting rid of blind… Read more »