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Searching for a new job is a very time-consuming activity, so you might be tempted to cut corners and skip writing cover letters — especially if submitting one is optional. While this might save you time, it won’t get you hired.   A cover letter is another chance to sell yourself to the hiring manager. Passing up this opportunity… Read more »

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Working in engineering is fascinating, which is likely why you decided to pursue a career in the field. No matter what branch of engineering you’ve chosen to specialize in, there’s always something new to learn. Right now, a few innovative engineering technologies include blockchain, artificial intelligence and augmented reality, but no doubt, something new will… Read more »

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The last thing you want is for one of your workers get hurt on the job, but it happens more often than you think. In 2016, approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses were reported to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) by private employers. To break this down, that’s 2.9 cases per… Read more »

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LinkedIn has more than 500 million members worldwide, so there’s a good chance you have a profile on the site, as well as most — or likely even all — of your employees. Since the world’s largest professional network has so many members, it has become a popular hiring platform. As one of the leading… Read more »

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As a knowledgeable employer, you understand the importance of providing growth and development opportunities to your team, but these initiatives can take a lot of time and money. You want your employees to be well-informed, but you don’t want to go overboard. Every company is different, so there’s no such thing as a right or… Read more »

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When you’re a bundle of nerves, it’s hard to maintain your cool. However, your employees need you to exhibit a constant confidence, so sometimes you just have to fake it. Being the boss is rarely easy, but the best managers understand the importance of maintaining a steadfast presence. Revealing your own anxiety can create a… Read more »

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Simply put, your team is awesome. They’re bright, motivated and always willing to go the extra mile to get the job done right. Since they’ve set the bar so high, you’ve grown to expect this level of performance, but be careful not to take them for granted. Premium Staffing, Inc. — one of the staffing… Read more »

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In business, things change at rapid pace. Sometimes you need to adjust your company policies to keep pace with the current environment. Of course, for the change to be effective, you need your entire team to actually follow it. The success rate lies in your hands, because staffer buy-in is all about how you introduce… Read more »

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As 2015 comes to a close, it’s time to reflect on the past 12 months to learn which of your initiatives worked and which ones fell flat. You started the year with ambitious hiring goals, but things don’t always go as planned. It’s important to assess the progress you’ve made, so you can fine tune… 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 »