Bridge the Disconnect Between Your Team and Company by Showing Their Purpose in Matching the Vision

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True leadership requires not just management but inspiration of others. Honesty and integrity are crucial to building loyalty and motivation of a team. Having a clear vision and inspiration of big picture goals while executing on that mission are hallmarks of a true leader. The ability to challenge and inspire a team to think outside… Read more »

An Easy Plan to Healthy Eating at Work

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Wellness is a combination of strong health, good exercise, eating and sleeping well, and general work-life-balance. Just as your employers should be taking the health and wellness of their staff seriously, so should you. Even as more employers are taking active steps to make health and wellness programs a priority, employees are responsible for taking… Read more »

Why It’s Time to Welcome the Agile Workplace

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Modern technology has evolved and along with it, the staffing process and our method of working. In this digital age, agility is the new pace required to bring in more productivity and reduce cost and time loss. Agile project management is required to keep pace in today’s fast-moving digital world and to reduce risk. This… Read more »

Make National Safety Month an Event in Your Workplace

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We often talk on this blog about the importance of building a safety culture in the workplace, and how safety is truly everyone’s responsibility. From C-level executives, team leadership, all the way down to individual workers, everyone has an important part to play in the success and safety of the job site. In honor of… Read more »

Don’t Let a Bad Cover Letter Cost You the Interview

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If you really want to get the job, you need to stand out among potentially thousands of other applicants. To do this, you know that your cover letter must be incredibly good. There are many that fail to land their value to employers in their cover letter and lose out on an important opportunity. Some… Read more »

Boring Job Candidates? Maybe You Aren’t Conveying the Employee Value Proposition Well

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Every company or brand with a successful, positive and visionary culture has one thing in common – employees with a great skill set and strong loyalty to the company. For a company to bring out that skill requires a structured and strategic Employee Value Proposition (EVP). Just as your company likely has a strong customer… Read more »

Would Your Last Boss Hire You Again?

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Quitting a job might either seem like a freedom or the biggest mistake you’ve ever made based on how you choose to go about it. A person’s career is important in his or her life, but leaving a job behind gracefully will help you transition smoothly into your future. There several approaches which can be… Read more »

Which Mobile Apps Improve Workplace Safety?

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The thought of mobile devices in the workplace might not seem intuitive, especially for those job-sites where cell phones are not used regularly. But there may be a place for mobile phones in the workplace in so far as they can improve employee safety on the job. Here are several mobile apps currently available to… Read more »

Which Skills Assessments Will Help Your Hiring and Retention?

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Hiring is a challenge for a number of reasons. The first challenge is always in finding the right candidates to apply for your open jobs. Then it’s a matter of evaluating who is and is not prepared to handle the job they have applied to. Skills assessments are an effective way to help you identify… Read more »

Can You Be a Leader When You Aren’t in a Management Job?

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Leadership doesn’t happen once you are promoted to a management role. It takes vision, great communication skills, and the ability to inspire and motivate a team. To earn the title of leader requires skills in all these areas, and you certainly don’t need to be a manager to be a leader within your organization. Here… Read more »