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4 Tips that Command Trust & Respect in an Interview

After you send your resume and get a call back to schedule an interview, you must work hard to make the next impression. The interview is your chance to demonstrate how you’re the best possible candidate for their open position. You want to command trust and respect in the interview along with building a good rapport and showcasing your related experience. Here are 4 tips that can give you an edge.       Practice Your Handshake   A handshake [...]

Are You Keeping Your Employees Safe from Chemical Exposure?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, regulates workplace standards intended to keep workers safe on the job. Does your facility deal with chemicals that could be considered toxic or hazardous? Do you know if you’re keeping your employees safe according to the standards set by OSHA? These dangers can pose a real threat to the safety of your employees and your company overall. Here are a few things you should know about keeping [...]

How to Take Responsibility of Your Hearing in Noisy Work Environments

Working in a manufacturing environment has a number of potential hazards. Beyond the things you would typically consider, such as falls or dehydration, have you thought about how to protect your hearing in a noisy work environment? If the decibels are deafening in your workplace, it would be a good idea to take some steps to protect your hearing. Here are a few things you can do to make a difference.     Wear Ear Protection at Work  If [...]

Invest In Your Employees: 8 Fun Team-Building Activities for The End of Summer

Team-building activities don’t have to make your entire team cringe. We know what most people think about ice breakers and other forced fun activities in an office environment, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are eight fun team-building activities you can do before the end of summer to start the fall off right.     Cookout  Sometimes summer fun is as simple as a pot-luck or an office cookout. If you have space at your office, bring [...]

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 [...]