Negotiation Tips to Get Anything You Want at Work

Negotiation is a skill, like riding a bike. Once you learn how to do it right and get some experience, it’s much easier to reach your end goal. The following tips can help you approach negotiation with the right mindset and enable you to get what you want at work. Negotiation Shouldn’t Be a Zero-Sum… Read more »

How to Look for a Job While You’re Still Working

It can be challenging to look for a new job without triggering your boss’s suspicions. If your employer figures out that you’re trying to find other work, odds are your boss and others won’t be happy about it. This could lead to a situation where you’re black-balled with respect to opportunities or even laid off… Read more »

4 Steps to Get Chronic Job Hoppers to Stay

The US economy has heated up in recent years and companies are hiring more than ever. While that’s good news, it also means competition has led to many employees jumping ship and taking better offer from another company. Companies face steep competition in the labor market, and they also have to figure out how to… Read more »

How Loud is Too Loud?

From large machinery to power tools, industrial workplaces and construction sites are dangerously noisy environments. Loud conditions in many industries have been around for decades, and yet, some folks might not know about the health risks associated with prolonged exposure to noise. One of the most essential things companies can do for employees working in… 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 »

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 »

Retention is Key During this Era of Ultra-Low Unemployment

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After you invest a lot of time, energy and capital in hiring the best applicants possible, you must hold on to that top talent, especially with the labor market as tight as it is right now. Simply put, keep your best staff members satisfied. While pay and benefits are big reasons why people take a… 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 »

Why Over Half of Your Labor Force is Open to Being Recruited Elsewhere

Why Over Half of Your Labor Force is Open to Being Recruited Elsewhere

  In the American labor market of 2017, organizations must work hard to hold on to staff members, or risk having them leave, according to a new survey. Nearly two of every three employees at mid-sized organizations are open to leaving for a different job, according to a new survey from the ADP Research Institute.… Read more »