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Landing a job is hard enough in and of itself. It’s even more difficult when you’re searching in a competitive market. So, what can you do to rise above the competition and secure the interviews — and hopefully, the jobs — that you really want? Here are five tips: Make your resume stand out. Whether… Read more »

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When you hear the word “habits,” bad things can sometimes come to mind. Biting your nails or eating junk food, for example. But the truth is that habits can be good things, too, and they can even help your career. Here are a few examples of good habits to have that can help you professionally:… Read more »

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Plenty of things can lead to back pain on the job. Repeating certain movements like twisting, sitting in one position for too long, lifting something heavy without the proper form… the possibilities go on. Obviously, you’ll want to do everything you can to stay healthy and avoid pain. Here are some easy suggestions: Pay attention… Read more »

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Did you know that your company’s branding is directly tied to your recruitment efforts? The right brand makes all the difference when it comes to attracting qualified candidates that are the right fit for your organization. And as we leave 2020 behind and forge ahead into a new year, it’s the perfect time to make… Read more »

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Job-based burnout is a real phenomenon, and it has very real effects. It happens when an individual experiences a prolonged and heightened response to work stress—that stress can drain you very quickly. But how do you know if you’re entering a burnout phase, and what can you do about it? Here are five red flags… Read more »

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First-shifters take on the nine-to-five hours. Third shifters handle overnight work. But what about second-shift workers? Second shift usually runs from 3:00 or 4:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. or 12:00 midnight. And you’ll be surprised to learn that there are plenty of benefits to working this shift, both professionally and personally. Let’s take a closer… Read more »

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It goes without saying that you want to keep your employees’ injury free 365 days a year. But every year, it helps to have a reminder about how to stay safe once winter rears its head. For people who work outside, cold stress injuries, including hypothermia, frostbite, overexertion and dehydration cannot be overlooked. Even those… Read more »

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You’ve probably heard the phrase “monkey see, monkey do.” It’s a psychological construct that is simple to understand: someone sees another person doing something, and they do it, too. In the business world, we can fall prey to this thinking as well. And although it can be valuable to see what other companies and organizations… Read more »

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Do you work a job that requires you to alternate between night shifts and day shifts? This kind of schedule is hard on the body, and it’s important that you take care of yourself. Re-regulating yourself properly after your night shift ends is very important for your overall health and safety. Here are five wellness… Read more »

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Do you need a resume to get a job? The answer isn’t quite as cut-and-dry as a “yes” or “no.” There are certainly instances in which you could secure a job without a resume, yes, but it’s not exactly common or likely. And it depends on a lot of factors, like the industry you’re in,… Read more »