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4 Red Flags to Look out for on a Candidate’s Resume

Let's be honest, interviewing job applicants can be a pain. No offense to the eager, fresh-faced hopefuls who just want to impress, but hearing similar answers to the same questions for hours on end can be tedious. Anything that can be done to weed out the most unpromising applicants is an… Read more »

3 Winning Questions to Ask at the End of Your Next Interview

An interview is more than a chance to sell yourself; it's also an interaction. You want to learn about the company to ensure it's a comfortable place for you to work and make sure it fits your long-term career plan. You also want to emphasize your interest in the position and show the people… Read more »

How You Can Stop Making These 4 Hiring Mistakes

Hiring is more art than science. People are complicated (and so are most jobs for that matter). No one has a 100 percent hiring success rate. Read more »

Why You Should Try a Skills-Based Resume For Your Next Job Search

Most of us make a resume for the first time as we finish school. From there, even as our careers progress over years or even (yipes) decades, we usually stick to the same resume model. We may update, we may tweak, we might improve, but we never get around to completely rewriting, even though we… Read more »

5 Tips to Stay up to Date With OSHA Trends

Safety may seem obvious, but in reality, it's an ever-changing topic. Things that were routine in the workplace a couple of decades ago would strike a modern worker as jaw-dropping safety violations. Read more »

4 Things to Help You Fit In With Your New Co-Workers

First days are hard. When you land that new job, there’s the initial sense of elation. But as you come in for that first day, it’s common to be struck by a bout of nerves. Read more »

How to Keep Sickness in Your Workplace From Spreading

It’s flu season again, and this year has been particularly bad. There are reports of widespread outbreaks and even stories of a handful of tragic flu-related deaths. This terrible human toll, correctly, gets most of the attention, but there is a less visible consequence to a bad flu season: the… Read more »

This is How a Staffing Agency Can Find You a Job

Being out of work can be scary. It represents one of the most stressful events a person can face.  However, it is also a time of opportunity, when your life can evolve into something better than you ever imagined before. Read more »

Ask the Right Questions to Ensure You’re Hiring the Safest Workers

Safety is a key concern in every workplace. Lives and livelihoods are at stake, not to mention thousands (or even millions) of dollars stemming from potential lost productivity and lawsuits. Read more »

How to Deal With a Co-Worker’s Negative Attitude

We all know the feeling. That tightening of the stomach. That leadening of the steps as we walk toward the car in the morning. The slumping of the shoulders as we enter the door, bringing our minds back to high school bullies. Read more »

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