Why You Should Take the Job Interview

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Sometimes, your next big career move can come up unexpectedly. Whether a recruiter has reached out to you directly, or if a friend or coworker referred you for a position, an offer of an interview is great news. Even if you’re not necessarily looking for a new job, this is why you should take the… Read more »

Make Your Workplace Safer with These Tips

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Establishing a corporate safety culture is simple if you know where to start. The top-down approach is a reliable method because when workers see that their leadership does not value or enforce their safety policy, mistakes are more likely to be made in the name of productivity. Workplace safety must be a priority for management… Read more »

Excel As a Mechanical Engineer With These Skills

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Are you looking to excel as a mechanical engineer? These are the skills you should have. Technical skills are a must, of course, but sometimes it is the soft skills that help mechanical engineers progress further and faster in their careers. Make sure you have a strong foundation in the maths and sciences, then build… Read more »

Not Feeling Challenged Enough at Work? Here’s What You Can Do

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If you’ve been at a job for a while, you probably have become comfortable and may have even started to coast a bit. But that’s not a great thing for your employer or your career. There are plenty of things you can do yourself to help reinvigorate your work and engage in your career, even… Read more »

How to Properly Document Everything as a Manager

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As a manager, it’s essential to take note of nearly everything going on in your workplace. Documentation is critical. But it’s not possible or practical to write everything down word for word. But when it comes to project management, issue resolution, performance, etc., documentation is a manager’s most powerful tool. Here’s how to do it…. Read more »

Are You a New Manager? Avoid These 5 Common Mistakes at Work

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How exciting it is to find yourself in the position of being a new manager. Likely you’ve worked hard to earn the recognition of your employer and your peers to get to this point. But becoming a manager comes with a few obstacles that you should be prepared to overcome. It’s a new skill set… Read more »

The Benefits of Recognizing Your Team’s Success

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Recognition is big in the workplace, no matter which field you may be in. One of the top issues every manager is concerned about when it comes to supervising their workforce is turnover. How do you retain top talent and keep employees interested and engaged in their work? If your default answer is based entirely… Read more »

The Essential Skills You Should Have for a Risk Management Position

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Risk management is an exciting and rewarding career, particularly in the energy industry. Companies depend heavily on their risk management professionals to help them decide what the right course of action is within projects as well as an overall business strategy. But knowing whether risk management is the right path forward for you can be… Read more »

Did You Insult Your Boss Without Knowing It?

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Your relationship with your boss is one of the most important ones you have at work. Your success depends heavily on your value to them and your ability to get along with them. That said, it’s not uncommon for some employees to accidentally insult their manager in the course of their day to day interactions…. Read more »

Diversity Leads to More Innovative Ideas and More Innovative Teams

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Finding the right people with the right skills to complement your existing team structure and grow your business is an ongoing challenge for many business owners. Diversity has been shown to be a key factor in long term success. But given the talent gap, a diverse and highly skilled team is even more of a… Read more »