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 »

The Questions You Must Ask Candidates to Understand Their Value

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Individual interview questions can determine a candidate’s, skills, experience, achievements, processes or ways of thinking, but at the end of the day, an interviewer wants to assess how much value each candidate could bring to the table. The job interview is one of the last opportunities you’ll get to assess an applicant before having to… Read more »

What Employees Need From Management to Succeed

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According to research, the average employee doesn’t require a lot from management in order to do his or her job effectively. However, the things that employees do need are absolutely essential. Most employees require the same basic things from management: transparency, engagement, recognition and opportunity. This isn’t a lot to ask for and offering all… Read more »

National Safety Month: How to Create a Workplace Violence Response Plan

  Sadly, we live in a world where businesses need to have a workplace violence response plan in place. Experts suggest a response plan that, unlike other disasters, revolves around a thinking, moving and highly-dangerous threat. As a result, this kind of situation must be handled in a way that avoids adding to the chaos… Read more »

Follow These 4 Tips to Clean Up Your Resume and Get a New Job in 2018!

  The New Year is a great time for new beginnings, and perhaps you’re thinking about starting out 2018 with a new job? If so, you might want to start your job search by doing a little resume maintenance. In addition to adding in your most recent job, any abilities you’ve gained and any training… Read more »

Want More Money? Here’s the Right Way to Ask For It

Want More Money?

  If you’re a highly qualified candidate for a job, you might start asking yourself if there is an approach to negotiating for a higher salary without ruining your chances of getting the position. For some people, effective negotiating seems to come naturally. But for the rest of us, it is possible to learn effective… Read more »

Why You Should Give Entry-Level Assembly Workers a Chance

Entry-Level Assembly Workers

  For many managers, hiring entry-level employees can be annoying. However, entry-level workers’ lower average wage and willingness to pick up your methods makes them worth the effort. Entry-level job postings tend to receive a lot more qualified applicants than those for positions that require years of experience, which means sifting through a lot of… Read more »

How to Keep Your Best People From Moving On

According to a recent Gallup poll, between 17 and 20 percent of American workers are “actively disengaged” at their job, essentially going through the motions from the time they walk in the door until the time they leave. These aren’t employees who are committed to a job they don’t love to support their life outside… Read more »

Look for These Soft Skills in Your Delivery Driver

Soft skills are essential for all employees to have, and delivery drivers are no different. These skills are particularly useful when a driver is interacting with a client, confronted with a traffic issue or asked to adopt new procedures. If you want to hire drivers that are more valuable than they appear on a resume… Read more »