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 »

It’s Time to Learn from Baby Boomers Before They Retire

Considering our modern romance with the latest, the innovative and the hip, it’s easy to forget the value of experience. For instance, learning the value of a tried-and-true piece of equipment functions may take a few hours of training or a semester-long class, but knowing when that same piece of equipment is starting to fail… Read more »

The Right Way to Introduce Temporary Staff to Full-Time Staff

There are numerous advantages to using temporary workers, including the ability to readily increase or reduce staffing, try out employees before hiring them full-time, or fill open positions rapidly. Even though temporary workers may be with you for only a short time, it’s important to make them feel welcome. It’s typical for temporary staff members… Read more »

Employee Engagement is More Than Simply a Hot Button Topic in 2019

The value of employee engagement has been shown over and over again, suggesting that this idea isn’t just a hot-button topic of the moment. Engaged employees stand out for the extra effort they regularly bring to their jobs. These staff members willingly go above and beyond without even thinking about it as they feel 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 »

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

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  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 »