Why Employee Recognition Matters

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Does your business take part in employee appreciation? It’s human nature for people to crave recognition from their peers, yet so many bosses get caught up in the success of their business, they forget to recognize the hard work put in by their employees. People love when their hard work gets noticed, but when it goes unnoticed, it’s easy to get frustrated and not feel appreciated at all. This is one of the reasons people leave their jobs: lack of appreciation. Keep your best talent and add an employee recognition program in your office. We’re here to share creative ways to show your employees appreciation for their hard work and tell you why employee recognition matters. Read more »

How Do I Stay Safe At Work?

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Workplace safety is one important subject that should be communicated and exercised daily. It’s not enough to simply have the policies and guidelines set; employees must also adhere to the safety standards. Before you can communicate and exercise the proper safety procedures, you must be able to identify any unsafe procedures and find opportunities for improvement. Once unsafe procedures are understood, each employee should recognize safety procedures and make well-informed decisions based on those procedures on daily tasks. Here are 10 tips you should follow to practice safety in your workplace. Read more »

Is your workplace ready for the impact of winter?

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Winter hasn’t shown its face yet, but it will be here before we know it. We can’t control the winter weather like most of us would like to, but being prepared for winter is one thing we can, and should, have control over. Now is the perfect time to address how your workplace will run during the cold, snowy winter months approaching. Here’s how you can reduce the impact of winter. Read more »

Tips on How to Help you Polish your Resume

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With hundreds of applicants for each job, it is now more important than ever to make sure you stand out from others. It can’t hurt to have a resume ready even if you are not actively searching for a new job. You always want to be prepared, so it is important to update your resume regularly so it is up to date. Here are some tips to help you stand out from your competition. Read more »

Summer Safety Tips for Manufacturing

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With the summer months here, the summer heat follows. Heat raises health risks in all people, but especially when working. Making sure employees stay safe and healthy is something that needs to be of top priority, and often times this means extra precautions need to be added to the every day schedule. Read more »

The Benefits of Employee Wellness Programs

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More employers are bringing voluntary employee wellness programs into the workforce than ever before. As these programs become more prominent in the workplace we are seeing a drop in the employee turnover rate at these companies. After all employee health should matter, because the healthier employees are the less likely employees are to miss work because of an illness.

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Do You Know What Skills Employers are Looking For?

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Looking for a job, but worry you won’t find one because you don’t have a college degree? On the job and past work experience is sometimes just as valuable as those walking into a job with a college education. Communication or demonstrating the skills you can bring, can set you apart in a room full of people applying for the same job as you.

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How Does Your Online Presence Look to Potential Employers?

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Have you asked yourself how your online presence looks to potential employers? You may not realize with every post whether it be on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc. you are branding yourself. Personal branding is growing as the social media takeover continues online. We all watch and learn from our favorite actors, musicians and athletes and what they post online, and employers are doing the same thing for you. With each post you are telling your friends, family, and potential employers exactly who you are. Here is a list of three things you may want to avoid the next time you make a post online: 

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Using Certifications to Stay Competitive

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In a competitive job market, what is setting you apart from the other job candidates? Are you putting your best foot forward?

In today’s business climate, maintaining a competitive edge is what’s going to land you on the top of the stack when the HR manager is searching for candidates. How do you float your resume to the top of the pile? Expand your knowledge base!

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