Improve Your Productivity at Work by Avoiding These 6 Things

Everyone knows those people at work who always seem to have a ton of stuff to do, but always manage to get it all done. How do they do it? Maintaining a high level of productivity isn’t rocket science. Research shows very productive people develop and maintain good habits. They know how to best use… 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 »

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 »

What Your Established Business Will Learn from Adopting a Start Up Mentality

Start-up companies may get a lot of headlines related to company culture and their tech-savvy workforce, but these companies are also showing established businesses that the right mentality is key to success. Consider the following successful start-up practices and how you might incorporate them into your established business. Talk to Potential Customers Due to their… 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 »

What are the Biggest Blunders Candidates Make on Their Resumes?

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With the average job opening getting about 250 applications, candidates need a great resume if they want to stand out. Even if you have solid work experience and in-demand skills, one basic resume error can get you eliminated from the process. Consider the following massive blunders you could make on your resume and how to… Read more »

How a Staffing Agency Can Move Your Career Forward

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Whether it’s due to a long stretch of unemployment or a lack of advancement opportunities at your current job, career stagnation is something you want to put an end to as soon as possible. Working with a staffing agency is one effective approach to move forward. According to a survey by the American Staffing Association,… Read more »

Build These 5 Skills to Keep Your Career Relevant

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Odds are your job description has shifted within the last five years. Or perhaps the position you have didn’t even exist until recently. The workplace will continue to evolve as a result of technology, the economy, the environment and politics. The changing workplace is creating a skills gap, with a big group of jobs that… Read more »

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 »

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 »