Tips For Keeping Your Social Media Work Friendly

More and more, people are becoming brands. Originally, this only applied to certain high-level actors or athletes…people with millions of dollars at stake in their advertising appeal. But recent years have seen the concept expand throughout corporate culture. It trickled down from celebrities to CEOs to executives…until now, it’s true of regular work-a-day employees. That means you. And the main tool you have for brand management is your social media presence. It’s not just a source of goofy memes and cat pictures. It has the potential to make or break your career. With that in mind, you have to remain… Read more »

Be Prepared: Top Interview Questions You Will Hear

When it comes to your upcoming interview, preparation is key. It will help you do your best, plus help calm your nerves. You’ll be able to give a great interview, plus appear cool, calm and collected. Top Seven Interview Questions and How to Answer Them As you prepare, it helps to review common interview questions and think ahead about how you’d answer them. Be ready with answers to all of the following: So, Tell Me About Yourself. One of the most common questions, this tends to put many interviewees on edge. But this is a question on a topic you… Read more »

Five Tips to Help You Reduce Workers’ Compensation Claims From Warehouse Employees

Are you experiencing increased workers’ compensation costs? Beyond regular premiums, you may have indirect costs due to accidents and injuries (and the associated claims). In addition, when employees go out on disability, you must train replacements and adjust your schedule—which can be time-consuming and costly. The key is making your workplace safer to reduce the number of on-the-job incidents. You can take the following steps to ensure safety is top-of-mind for your workers: Create a safety plan. This is a manual all employees can refer to that outlines all safety policies and procedures, how to properly operate machinery, what to… Read more »

5 Tips to Streamline Your Job Search (Fast!)

Pick your metaphor: running in place, spinning your wheels, getting stuck on the treadmill. You started your job search with such hope and enthusiasm, but as days became weeks and then became (*gulp*) months, it has evolved from an adventure into a grind. Part of the problem might be your approach. Unless you target your job search appropriately, it’s easy for things to get off track. But there is hope. Streamlining your approach can lead to improved results, making your job search more efficient and ultimately more effective. Here are five tips to make that possible: Determine Your Goals There’s… Read more »

Never-Ending Job Search? How to Stop the Cycle

Apply. Interview. Repeat. On and on, the job search treadmill goes. Being out of work is stressful enough. Add the growing frustration of continual fruitless searching, and it’s enough to make you want to crawl into bed and wait for social security. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are four steps to help break the disappointment cycle: Be Honest with Yourself You haven’t gotten where you wanted in your career. The first step is an honest self-assessment. Are you doing something to create barriers? A thin resume, poor interview skills, applying to the wrong positions – any… Read more »