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 »

Don’t Settle for a Workplace That Doesn’t Make You Happy

Most people are in a position where they need to work, and unfortunately work can be downright maddening sometimes. What you don’t want is a job that makes you unhappy day-after-day, and month-after-month. If you think you are in a bad workplace, read more. You Should Feel Content You’re not going to find a job… Read more »

How to Network When You Have a Manufacturing Job

Career and personal success are heavily based on a network of connections to co-workers, supervisors, clients, friends and loved ones. Network connections often lead you to new opportunities of all sizes and types. While some industries, like sales, naturally lend themselves to networking – manufacturing isn’t one of them. Those in the manufacturing industry are… Read more »

The Most Effective Way to Reset Your Professional Goals for 2019

As we kick off 2019, it’s typical to think about the year that’s just passed. When doing this, some people might suddenly realize 2018 was the year they overlooked their career goals. There are a couple big reasons why this happens. First, it’s easy to concentrate so much on personal things that work takes a… Read more »

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 »

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 »

When it Comes to Company Culture, Great Leaders Set the Bar

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Business culture comes from the top-down. While not rolled out purposely, a business’ culture is essentially a game of Follow-the-Leader. If leadership does not have integrity, staff members will play fast and loose with their own work. If leadership trusts its employees, they will trust each other and leadership itself. It’s that simple. When it… Read more »

Summer Safety Commercial Driving Tips

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Whether you have recently finished driving school or are an experienced driver, the heat out on the road will affect you and your truck. You should always take measures to defeat the heat throughout the summer months. The following summer safety driving tips can help keep you safe and comfortable until the cooler fall weather… 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 »