A New Struggle in the Workplace: Technology and Engagement

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  Employee engagement is vital to your company’s overall performance. It directly impacts productivity, customer service, profitability and ultimately your bottom line. The problem is that employee engagement is alarmingly low. In fact, Gallup reports, “70 percent of U.S. workers are not engaged at work.” The scary thing is that “Employee disengagement costs more than… Read more »

How Does Freedom of Speech Affect the Workplace?

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  Freedom of speech is one of America’s most fundamental rights that it gives its citizens. But when it comes to the workplace, freedom of speech can sometimes become disruptive and create tension among co-workers. As an employer, it’s important that you understand how freedom of speech affects the workplace and the boundaries you’re allowed to… Read more »

Help! What Should I Wear to my Interview?

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  It may sound superficial, but there’s no denying that job candidates are judged heavily on the clothing they wear to an interview. Recruiters will make an instant assessment about you based on what you’re wearing, which is why you need to be selective about your interview clothing. Here are some guidelines to follow to ensure that… Read more »

Turn Your Temporary Forklift Operator Job into a Full-Time Career!

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  Working as a temporary forklift operator may be sufficient for awhile, but it’s important to think about your long-term future. If you’re constantly switching from employer to employer, it’s hard to make any real tangible progress. You can quickly find yourself in a vicious cycle, and there’s always the creeping uncertainty about your financial future… Read more »

Improve Workplace Safety Without Breaking Your Budget

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  Workplace safety is something that should never be taken lightly. In 2014 alone, there were “nearly three million nonfatal workplace injuries reported by private industry employers at a rate of 3.2 cases per 100 equivalent full-time workers.” One reason why employers may skimp on certain areas of safety is because they think it’s going… Read more »

What to Do When You’re Bombing Your Interview

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  Interviewing for a job position is inherently challenging for many people. Even with ample preparation, you never really know for sure how it’s going to go or whether or not you’ll connect with your recruiter. In some cases, things can quickly get off track, and you may even find that you’re bombing your interview…. Read more »

How to Get to Work On Time Every Day

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  Punctuality is one of the most important traits you can possess as an employee. Consistently showing up on time is a must in order to succeed at your job and progress in your career. Unfortunately, tardiness is a significant issue. A survey even found that “16 percent of workers arrive late to work once a week or… Read more »