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3 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Temp Jobs

If you’ve been looking for a job, you may be missing out on an important opportunity. Many job seekers who are looking for a permanent position don’t consider applying with a staffing agency or accepting short-term temp positions. But temporary work has a number of benefits, including a paycheck when you might need it most. Here are three tips to help you get the most out of your temp jobs.   Consider it a Resume [...]

Importance of Having Proper Lighting in the Warehouse

Unlike HBO’s Game of Thrones, your warehouse should not be dark and full of terrors. Proper lighting is not only important for the safety of your team, but also their ability to work effectively and efficiently. If you’re considering an update to your warehouse facility, lighting should be at the top of your list. Here are some of the many reasons that proper lighting in your warehouse is essential.   Reduce Accidents Proper lighting can [...]

Top Trending Work Boots for 2019

Picking the right work boots for both safety and comfort is important. And if you require your team wear work boots on the job, you can provide guidance to help them find the best shoes. There are many different aspects to consider. Do you require steel toe boots, or are other toe materials acceptable? Do they provide good foot support and help prevent injuries or back pain? They should also be durable and comfortable for [...]

Do’s and Don’ts of Leveraging Social Media for Recruiting

Social media has really changed the way we communicate with others. That’s true for finding and hiring top talent for your company. Everyone is on social media, so you can tap into the resource to find great people looking for new positions. But there are some gray areas when it comes to leveraging social media for recruiting. How do you know what to do and what to avoid? Here are the do’s and don’ts of [...]

6 Reasons Texas Is the New Place to Be

Did you know that half of the 10 fastest-growing  U.S. cities are in Texas? There are a lot of reasons for this, including jobs and housing affordability. Are you a proud Texan already or are you thinking about moving to a new place with amazing year-round weather? Before you make any decisions, here are six reasons Texas is the new place to be in the U.S. right now. Lots of Jobs The state of Texas [...]

4 Ways to Get People to Take HR More Seriously

Human resources plays a vital role in the health of any company. Even small companies that don’t believe they need dedicated HR departments can benefit from experts who have strong HR knowledge. But even in companies where HR managers do play an important role, they may not be taken seriously by employees. They may be looked at as gatekeepers of policy and fringe benefits. In order to get the respect you need in your HR [...]

Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Resume

Spring has sprung, and that probably means you’ve spent time cleaning out your closet and watching the Marie Kondo series on Netflix while you determine what sparks joy. But does your resume spark joy? When was the last time you spruced it up? You can spring clean your resume and now is a great time to make that happen. Here are some tips to get you started. Replace your objective. Many people still have an [...]

Is Your Management Style the Reason Your Top Employees Are Quitting?

Did you know people don’t quit jobs? What they quit are bad bosses. Dissatisfaction with employment is rarely about the work but rather their ability to work with the people in the organization, especially management. An incompatible boss can be a major problem, so make sure you’re not causing discontent in the workplace with your own management style. While you can’t change how other people act, you can change the way you act toward them. [...]

Here Are 4 Tips For Owning Up to Mistakes at Work

Everyone makes mistakes. But what happens when that mistake is at work and so egregious that you’re concerned about what happens next? Before you panic, you should consider the ways you can make amends before the problem gets out of hand. Here are four tips for owning up to your mistakes at work before it’s too late.   Take Responsibility Far too often, we feel the need to pass the buck when we’ve made a [...]

How Much Time Does Hiring REALLY Take?

You have a hiring need, so you start the ball rolling to find the right candidate for your open position. But how long does that process actually take? The numbers are all over the map in terms of the length of time it’ll take you to source, interview and hire a qualified employee, but two months isn’t out of the question. What can you do about it as a hiring manager? Before you begin the [...]