What Should You Wear to Your General Labor Job Interview?

What Should You Wear to Your General Labor Job Interview? 1

A general labor job interview may seem intimidating, even if you possess the skills and education to thrive in a particular role. In fact, some job seekers worry about what to wear when they interview for a blue-collar job — and perhaps it is easy to understand why. When it comes to a job interview,… Read More »

5 Productivity Tips for Very Busy People

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Very busy people face many demands, and it is sometimes difficult for them to maximize their workplace productivity. With the right approach to workplace demands, however, you can boost your productivity — even if you’re very busy. There are several things that very busy people can do to become more productive than ever before, and… Read More »

Mistakes Managers Make Without Even Knowing It

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There is no instruction manual that you can follow to become the perfect manager. Despite your best efforts, you may inadvertently do more harm than good as you try to engage, inspire, and motivate your employees. However, if you can identify management mistakes, you can correct them before they get out of hand. There are… Read More »

COVID-19 Readiness

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The health and well-being of our employees and clients is important to us.  While many questions regarding COVID-19 remain unanswered at this time, there are practical, commonsense ways to take care of yourself, protect others and monitor latest developments.… Read More »

How to Answer the Interview Question, “Why Should We Hire You?”

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“Why should we hire you?” It’s the interview question that most job candidates dread, and it sometimes leaves an applicant speechless. Thankfully, there are several answers you can give to the question mentioned above to show a potential employer why you are the right candidate for a job, such as: 1. I can provide meaningful… Read More »

Do You Have an Employee Who Is Stressed Out? Here’s How to Help Them

Do You Have an Employee Who Is Stressed Out? Here's How to Help Them 5

Job stress has increased dramatically over the past few decades, yet employers are often unprepared to deal with stressed-out employees. Fortunately, with the right approach to help a worker who is stressed out, your company can boost employee loyalty, retention, and satisfaction. Now, let’s look at four tips so you can help an employee lower… Read More »

4 Things You Should Immediately Do After a Job Interview

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Your job interview just ended — now, you need to put yourself in a position to move forward in the hiring process. Following a job interview, there are four things that you can do to set yourself up for success: 1. Find Out the Next Steps Ask an interviewer about the next steps in the… Read More »

Learn How to Turn Around Low Employee Morale

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Low employee morale can be contagious, and it sometimes prevents workers from maximizing their potential. If this problem persists, your company may suffer long-term damage to its workplace culture — something that makes it tough for your business to accomplish its goals. You need to address low employee morale right away — because the longer… Read More »

Bad Work Habits You Should Ditch Immediately

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Work habits can be good or bad. For instance, beginning your workday with a healthy breakfast is a good habit that fosters productivity. On the other hand, it is sometimes easy to develop bad work habits that make it virtually impossible to achieve the best possible results on a day-to-day basis. Identifying bad work habits… Read More »

How to Train New Employees and Still Do Your Own Job

How to Train New Employees and Still Do Your Own Job 9

New employees bring excitement to your business, but they also create challenges. On the one hand, new employees help your company become more productive than ever before. Conversely, you need to get new employees up to speed quickly — and still do your own job. Most new employees want on-the-job training, but providing them with… Read More »