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Right now, 7.6 million workers in the United States receive some sort of employer-provided commuting benefits. If your company isn’t among them, it might be time to consider changing that. Not only are commuting benefits like ride-to-work programs good for your current employees, but they’re also good for your organization’s recruiting efforts. Here’s how: It… Read more »

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Everyone has heard of job references. They’re people you list on an application for the employer to call and get their thoughts on your credibility, expertise, and character. But should references be included on your resume? Some people say no, and some say yes. So what should you do? Here are some tips on whether… Read more »

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Have you ever worked the third shift before? It’s certainly not for everyone, but the fact is that third shift work also has many benefits. And, perhaps surprisingly, the night shift can be a good thing for some employees’ work-life balance. Here’s how: Fewer meetings. One advantage of third shift or night work is that… Read more »

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It’s been a tough past year for parents, especially those with young children. The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting school closures moved many children to home-schooling. Now that summer is approaching, parents will need to consider their options for summer care as well. And that can be made even more complicated as businesses are opening back… Read more »

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Few things are more painful than a serious back injury. Even a minor strain can be debilitating. And many back injuries happen because of improper lifting techniques. When you know how to lift heavy objects properly, you can avoid back injuries and stay healthy and pain-free. Let’s take a look at five recommendations for doing… Read more »

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When was the last time you considered your company’s overtime spend? Overtime is consistently one of the biggest ongoing expenses for companies, and managing it ineffectively is a fast way to waste money. Plus, mismanagement of overtime could affect your team’s morale and begin to contribute to team members’ burnout. Let’s take a look at… Read more »

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Applying to jobs is as simple as filling out the necessary fields, attaching your polished cover letter and resume, and hitting the send button… right? It turns out that you might be hurting your chances in a way you never thought of: when you’re applying. That’s right — timing your application right can actually help… Read more »

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When we think of job searching through social media, one site comes to mind most often: LinkedIn. It is, after all, the premier social networking site for professionals. But you might be surprised to find out that another common social media platform can help land you a job, too: Facebook. Here are some tips on… Read more »

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Commuting into the office can be a burden on your employees, especially if they don’t live close to your facility. A commute that’s easy for one person can be prohibitive for another, simply depending on factors like distance, transportation options, and family circumstances. So, how can you help your workforce have an easier time commuting?… Read more »

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“So, tell me a little bit about yourself.” In most interviews, this or some variation of it is the very first question you’ll be asked. And how you answer is quite literally the first impression you’ll be giving the interviewer, and the company as a whole. It’s important to make it a good one. Here… Read more »