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If you’re getting ready to start your job search, you better be prepared with a dynamic personal branding statement. This one-to-two sentence monologue is your chance to tell employers what you do, who your target market is and what makes you stand out from your competitors. Place it at the top of your resume to… Read more »

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As an employer, it’s your job to provide your employees with a safe work environment. If your business involves the use of hazardous chemicals, you need to take appropriate actions to ensure your team is protected. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has developed strict hazard communication standards for you to abide by. OSHA… Read more »

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As a business owner, you’re well aware the landscape is constantly changing, but is your company evolving with it? If you can’t remember the last time you refreshed your brand, it’s time to drop everything and get to work. Your brand identity is everything, so if it appears dated, customers are going to assume your… Read more »

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If a resume comes across your desk that seems to good to be true, that could actually be the case. A 2014 CareerBuilder survey revealed that 58% of hiring managers have caught a lie on a resume — and 33% reported seeing a post-recession increase in elaborations. Lies were caught in seven different categories, including… Read more »

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Congratulations Class of 2015! All of your hard work paid off and you have a shiny new have a diploma to show for it. Now it’s time to polish your resume, pack up your things and head to Chicago to put your skills to work. Securing your first job is probably going to take more… Read more »

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When people report to work each day, they expect to go home in the same physical condition as they arrived. As an employer, you’re responsible for providing your team with a safe work environment. They can’t be expected to do their best work if you present them with hazardous situation and hope they’ll make the… Read more »

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Summer has officially arrived — and your employees are more unenthused about their work than ever. It’s easy to blame the drop in productivity on the warm July weather and the excitement buzzing over upcoming vacations, but the problem might be bigger than that. If you’ve been seeing a steady decline in efficiency over the… Read more »

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Thinking about implementing an employee wellness program at your company? There’s actually not much to ponder, because everyone wins if you choose to take this step. Your employees get to enjoy leading a healthier lifestyle and you’re handsomely rewarded with a team of workers in a better physical and mental state than they’ve been in… Read more »

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Searching for a new job? If you’ve been off the market for awhile, you’ll need to get up-to-speed with some major changes. The traditional resume is a thing of the past. If you want to gain a competitive advantage, you’ll need to step your game up. For example, one in six job seekers now credit… Read more »

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Job fairs are definitely a great place to find new additions to your team. When else will you ever be in a room full of people who are actively seeking new opportunities just like those offered by your company? Taking part in these events is a great idea, but it’s important to realize you have… Read more »