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As much as we don’t want to admit it, sometimes there are just those jobs that nobody wants. But these positions still have to be filled nonetheless. Here are three ways to make these jobs more desirable and find a qualified candidate. 1. Be Transparent About the Position Some employers get themselves in trouble by… Read more »

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There are many factors that contribute to a healthy work-life balance: hours, your boss, your commute, etc. But are these aspects you can change in your current role, or could a new job be the solution? Here are some critical factors to take into consideration. Commute Time “The national average commute time in the U.S…. Read more »

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Hello! I applied for a job! It can sometimes feel discouraging not to hear back from hiring managers, but what’s the deal? Why didn’t you hear back? Here are some common reasons so you can fine-tune your job search. You’re Under Qualified In many cases, you may simply lack the knowledge, and background recruiters want…. Read more »

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It takes a long time to sculpt the perfect resume. After all that work, you want to make sure it’s being read properly. Follow these tips to win over the next hiring manager. Use the Right Length and Design Humans are naturally visually oriented, so having your resume look the right way is incredibly important…. Read more »

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Employee turnover is one of the hot button items of 2020. Not only can it put a damper on morale, but turnover can also be very costly.  In fact, “some studies (such as SHRM) predict that every time a business replaces a salaried employee, it costs 6 to 9 month’s salary on average.” Here are… Read more »

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Not being selected for a job after the long job search and interview process can be difficult, but that just means you’re one step closer to success. This can work to your benefit and how to continue your job search. Getting “No’s” is an Inevitable Part of the Process On average, a job seeker will… Read more »

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Asking for a reference can feel awkward, so it’s easy to turn to a friend. But, is asking a friend your best option? Let’s analyze to see if this is acceptable or not. What the Experts Say Generally speaking, you shouldn’t use a friend as a professional reference if you’ve never worked together. Although they… Read more »

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Forklift safety is essential to a warehouse workplace. But, forklift safety isn’t just in the hands of the driver — everyone in the warehouse needs to be aware of safety responsibilities. Here are some essential forklift safety tips, even if you’re not the one driving. Set a Speed Limit According to the Material Handling Equipment… Read more »

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Background screening is one of the final steps of the hiring process, and sometimes can be the longest part. Here are five tips for streamlining background checks and making them more efficient. 1. Only Find Essential Information Employment background checks can unearth a lot of information, including criminal records, drug screening, work history, driving records,… Read more »

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LinkedIn is one of the top social media platforms for professional networking. As of mid-2019, roughly 610 million people used LinkedIn to make business connections and find jobs. And it can be highly effective when used correctly. From connections to posting to commenting and liking, here are some of the best ways to manage your… Read more »