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How to Spot Lies on a Candidate’s Resume

Just because it happens all the time doesn’t mean it’s right. Lying on a resume is one of those things. Many job seekers feel like they need to embellish their backgrounds to get an employer to call them, but the opposite is clearly true. A candidate who lies on their resume may not be able to handle the functions of the job as they’ve described. How do you avoid a bad hire by spotting common [...]

How to Regain Your Work-Life Balance

No one is quite sure how work and life seemed to bleed into one another in our culture. It may have been the advent of the BlackBerry, the predecessor to today’s smartphone. Suddenly, employers were able to contact their team members at all hours of the day and night. And for a while, we bought it. It was just the way things were done. Today, we’re rebelling against that notion once again. We want to [...]

Find New Employees You LOVE With These 3 Tips

Love is in the air in February. And not just romantic love spurred by the marketing monster that is Valentine’s Day, but also a general appreciation for those around us. Remember when we were little kids and we signed small Valentine cards for everyone in our class? It wasn’t about match-making, it was about appreciating everyone around us. You can have that same appreciation for the people who work with you when you hire the [...]

5 Safety Interview Question to Ask Your Candidates

When you’re conducting interviews, you usually have a list of questions to ask. Do they know the job? Have they worked with the systems before? How will they handle difficult situations? And all these questions are important; however, are interviewers missing one key piece of information before making a hiring decision? If the job description involves any level of safety protocol, you should be asking your candidates about their previous safety experience. This is most [...]

The Fastest Way to Find a New Job in 2019

A new year is always full of hopes and promises. And for many people, a resolution to find a new job is at the top of the list. You may have experienced a period of unemployment or maybe you feel unfulfilled in your current position. Whatever the reason, the faster you can build momentum, the easier it will be to find a new position in 2019. Here are some tips to help you get started [...]

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Great Warehouse Employee?

There is a great need for competent and loyal warehouse employees. If you think you have what it takes, you can apply for open positions within your community. But what can make you stand out from your competition? People often consider warehouse work an easy job, but that’s far from the truth. Not everyone will be a great warehouse employee, so it’s important you bring the right skills to the table. Here are the top [...]

6 Tips For Getting Ahead at Work

If you feel you’ve been passed over for opportunities in your current job, how can you make sure you get noticed by management? There are several ways you can step up to the plate, but it’s helpful to understand the dynamics and what your leaders are looking for in loyal and exceptional employees. If you want to know some new ways to get ahead at work, here are 6 tips to get you started.   Start [...]

Body Language Hacks for Your Next Interview

Your interview is your chance to make the best face-to-face impression. You’ve already given the hiring manager a snapshot of your background and experience with your resume, but now you need to impress them with your personality, communication and personal interaction skills. Have you thought much about your body language? Here are some ways to make sure your body language is making the right impression when you meet with the hiring manager. Maintain appropriate eye [...]

How to Manage Employee Conflicts

Avoiding conflict is a natural behavior. Most people have an urge for fight or flight when faced with an uncomfortable situation. If your instinct is to flee, that’s normal; however, if you find yourself in the middle of conflict the trick is to figure out how to handle it. If you’re a manager trying help your team avoid or better manage employee conflicts, there are a few things that can make it a little easier. [...]

4 Benefits of Temp Work

Almost everyone has considered doing temp work from time to time, but is it really worth it? What can it provide you in terms of flexibility or other benefits? In fact, more people are opting for contingent work, and many companies are using temporary staff to fill critical roles in their organizations. If you’re thinking about temping, here are some benefits to keep in mind. Keeps You Active in the Workforce Anyone who tries to [...]