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How to Follow Up After An Interview

It's that uncomfortable, nervous period that starts immediately after a job interview ends. Unfortunately, the tension doesn't always get a quick resolution. After all the build-up and anticipation, all the preparation and worry, all the discussion and conversation, often the result is...nothing.… Read more »

Resolution Worries - How To Catch Up When You Fall Behind

The empty champagne bottles from New Year’s might still be in your recycling bin, but your resolutions are already in trouble. If it happens on the diet front or with your promise to read more, that’s one thing. But fall behind on a professional project, and you could face serious problems. Read more »

A Positive Culture - 10 Ways To Create A Positive Work Environment

A strong corporate culture sets the tone for business success. By providing a positive work environment, you make it easier to retain employees and create an atmosphere conducive to high productivity and accelerated innovation.  Read more »

5 Ways To Show Your Employees Your Appreciation

Showing appreciation for your employees is a nice thing to do. Of course, you're running a business, so "nice" isn't necessarily a prime motivator for most activities. But there are also plenty of essential business reasons to show appreciation as well. Read more »

Importance of Having Safety Professionals on Staff

Hiring full-time safety professionals to fill out your staff can make a big difference in improving your safety profile. At first glance, these additional employees might seem like an added expense. But, in reality, they can help you save money and improve productivity. Read more »

Top Performers Are Looking For These 4 Things In Job Descriptions

Finding the best talent is a challenging endeavor. You face a lot of competition, meaning that every small advantage matters. As the first thing an applicant sees during the recruiting process, your job description can make a big difference. It not only entices candidates to apply, but it also sets… Read more »

5 Preparation Tips for Negotiating Your Salary

It can be either an exciting prospect or a nausea-inducing nightmare, depending on your point of view. Negotiating your salary. Love the process or hate it; success often comes down to preparation. The negotiation is usually won or lost before discussions even start. Taking the right steps ahead of… Read more »

4 Tips to Help You Get Started on Your Job Search

So much is at stake in a job search that you can become paralyzed. Money, your career, your overall future - so much is on the line when you start looking for a new position that you can feel overwhelmed. It's hard to know even where to begin. Read more »

Dangers of Working in A Building with Asbestos

Some safety threats are obvious: big, heavy machinery lumbering around or barrels of toxic substances gently glowing in the dark. Other dangers are less obvious, even invisible. Asbestos falls into this more subtle category.  Read more »

5 Signs of Muscle Fatigue from Labor Intensive Jobs (And What You Can Do About Them)

Labor-intensive jobs can leave you bone-tired at the end of the day. You feel sore and a little weak. That sensation has an official name: muscle fatigue. And, believe it or not, it can pose a significant safety risk for you and your coworkers. Read more »

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