Don’t Make These Five Common Resume Mistakes in the New Year!

Your resume is the all-encompassing first impression a hiring manager will see when reviewing your application for a new job. You want to make sure it’s customized to show the most accurate and compelling representation of yourself. This is no place to be modest or downplay your achievements. You want to make sure the hiring… Read More »

Three Ways to Show Appreciation for Your Employees as 2018 Ends

Why does it benefit your company to show valuable employees how you’re thankful for them? They’ll work harder, stay more focused, produce more and stay loyal to your company longer. Offering more money is a common solution, but it isn’t always the answer to showing your employees you appreciate them. Different rewards work for different… Read More »

Seven Ways to Land an Interview When You’re Not a Perfect Fit for a Job

Sometimes you find a job, read the description and instantly have the feeling it’s right for you! There’s just one problem: you come to realize you don’t meet all the requirements. Don’t lose heart, as you can certainly still apply. If you really believe this job is a good fit for you, one that you’d… Read More »

How to Conduct a Confidential Job Search

Starting a job search while you’re still employed can be complicated territory. You’re anxious about casting a wide net and finding the best opportunity to advance your career, but you also need to maintain a certain amount of discretion and secrecy so your current employer doesn’t find out. If they discover that you’re getting ready… Read More »

How to Address Five Common Complaints with Personal Protective Equipment

From time to time, you will have issues trying to get your employees to wear their personal protective equipment (PPE) all the time. There are probably a few culprits on your team right now. And there’s always an excuse: it doesn’t fit right, they forgot to put it on or it takes too much time… Read More »

Are Your Decision-Making Skills Different on the Night Shift?

The night shift is an absolute necessity in the industrial world – nearly fifteen million Americans work a permanent third-shift job or regularly rotate on a night shift. But that change in working time doesn’t come without hazards – sleepiness, fatigue, decreased attention and disruption of the metabolic process are just a few. Here’s what… Read More »

Six Ways Automation Can Help Your Employees Be More Productive

Good communication is the backbone of any successful company. You need to send reminders, relay messages with crucial information and data, and pass along inspiring words. Fortunately, now there’s technology available that can guarantee this communication happens. Setting up automated messages to convey essential information is a great way to keep your employees working efficiently… Read More »

Creating a Safety Culture: The Backbone of Your Organization

Safety in the workplace should always be at the forefront of your employees’ minds. It should permeate the attitudes and behaviors of everyone, from the newest hire to the supervisors to the owners. A positive safety culture is a critical piece to any successful company. If your workers don’t make their own safety and that… Read More »

How Can You Increase Your Value as an Employee?

It’s competitive out there. You want to make sure you’re leading the pack at work and making yourself indispensable to your employer. Next thing you know you’ll be up for a raise or promotion, and there’s no better way to stand out than to work hard and show that they simply won’t be as valuable… Read More »

Don’t Burn Bridges: Best Practices for Leaving Your Job

Once you decide to leave your job, you need to be careful of how you manage your relationships with your supervisor and co-workers in your final weeks. If you alienate your former colleagues, you risk getting bad references as you apply for new jobs. You never know who you will run into again, either professionally… Read More »