4 Important Skills to Have as an Administrative Assistant

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Unquestionably, one of the most critical roles in top-performing companies across industries, is also one of the most underrated, underappreciated, and misunderstood – the administrative assistant. Why they can go by many names, the administrative assistant does much more than answer the phone and greet guests upon their arrival. Instead, these born multitaskers are the… Read More »

4 Ways to Have a Solid Work-Life Balance

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Unless you are among a privileged few in this world, chances are you’re going to have to work for a living. And while this is in truth, the reality for about 99% of us, it is by no means a dreary forecast.  One of the most important things to remember throughout your entire career is… Read More »

6 Safety Tips for Forklift Operators

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For many organizations in dozens of industries, forklifts and the people who operate them are the lifeblood of what they do. However, it is also important to note that forklifts can weigh more than three tons, reach a speed of 10 mph, and can do a lot of damage if not handled properly. Which is… Read More »

Don’t Scare Off Your Potential Employers with these Interview Red Flags

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Trying to find a job is not an easy process. You have to scour the internet looking for openings, make sure your resume and cover letter are pristine, send the aforementioned to dozens if not hundreds of potential employers – and that’s just the start! Hopefully, after all those submissions, you get a few callbacks.… Read More »

Most Common Office Administrator Interview Questions

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They may go by different names – administrative assistant, office assistant, executive assistant and more, but no matter what you chose to call them, organizations of all sizes and in nearly every industry are utilizing the benefits of an office administrator.  Answering phones, maintaining records, keeping track of schedules and appointments, organizing company events, and… Read More »

How to Avoid a Bad Hire

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If you are looking to strike fear and dread into the hearts of hiring managers, talent acquisition and HR professionals, you need only say two words – bad hire.  A bad hire can be classified as an employee who ends up being a poor fit for the organization or is unsatisfactory at the job they… Read More »

Fall Into Good Morning Habits

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You would be hard-pressed to find anybody who wakes up in the morning and says to themselves they DON’T want to have a good day. For the vast majority of us, experiencing a pleasant, productive, and fulfilling day is the desired result of each day. However, what many people don’t realize is what you do… Read More »

How Do I Know If I Am Underpaid?

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Most people enter an employee/employer relationship with certain expectations; chiefly, that in exchange for honest work, they will be given a fair wage. However, whether looking back through the pages of history or your own resume, employers have often underpaid their staff whether purposefully or because they are unaware of current market values. How do… Read More »

What Soft Skills are Crucial for a Successful Warehouse Career?

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Ask any warehouse worker, and they will likely tell you that their job requires many different skills to keep things moving on the floor. And while these skills widely differ depending on where you work and for whom, there are one set up of requirements that common amongst all successful warehouse staff: soft skills.   Soft skills… Read More »