How to Keep Your Workers Safe in Hot Weather

  Summer is finally here! Before heading off on vacation to the beach or campground, it’s important to prepare your outdoor workers for the transition to heat and humidity. Working even just a few hours in extremely hot temperatures can lead to dangerous illness and even death. There’s good news, though: heat-related emergencies can be… Read More »

National Safety Month: How to Communicate Your Safety Plan to Employees

National Safety Month

If employee safety for your organization is a top priority, you cannot simply “set it and forget it.” Orientation for new employees and the occasional safety meeting are simply not enough to keep safe practices top-of-mind, especially as things change over time. This National Safety Month, take time to develop effective strategies to communicate your… Read More »

Beat Your Procrastination Habit for Good!

  Procrastination can kill your productivity and add to your stress and anxiety levels – but that doesn’t stop most of us from succumbing to it from time to time. The key is to understand why you are procrastinating and what can you do to break the habit. Some common reasons behind procrastination are: You’re… Read More »

How to Write a Resume that Hiring Managers Will Love!

Your resume is a hiring manager’s first introduction to you, so it is important to hit the right notes. It takes talented hiring managers mere seconds to determine whether your resume is worth a closer look. Use these tips to create a resume hiring managers will love. Update Your Achievements Outdated achievements will not impress… Read More »

Will These New Workplace Trends Work for Your Company?

Modern workplaces are in a constant state of evolution. From rapidly-advancing technologies to changing attitudes and preferences, you can expect 2019 to be another year of change. If you are looking to evolve as an organization, here are some trends to keep an eye on in the coming year. The Prioritization of Emotional Intelligence Emotional… Read More »

5 Essential Skills For Promotion

  Tara Jaye Frank, the author of Say Yes: A Woman’s Guide to Advancing Her Professional Purpose, once said, “People don’t get promoted for doing their jobs really well. They get promoted by demonstrating their potential to do more.” Landing a coveted promotion doesn’t happen overnight. Instead, you’ll put weeks, months, or years of effort… Read More »

Why You Should Never Lie on Your Resume

  Lying on your resume, while enticing, is a terrible idea. Doctoring your work history, claiming to have skills you don’t, and general deceitfulness about how long you stayed with employers can result in immediate dismissal if you are hired. “Even if you believe you provided a harmless ‘white lie,’ dishonesty on your resume or… Read More »

What’s in Store for Manufacturing in the Second Half of 2018?

  The pace of innovation in manufacturing has accelerated significantly in the last few years, and 2018 has seen many companies adopt new technologies with the capacity to disrupt the industry as a whole. During the second half of 2018, we can expect to see massive changes in the global manufacturing industry as a result… Read More »

How to Forge A Better Relationship with Your Boss

  One of the greatest factors contributing to happiness and success at work is how good, or how bad, your relationship with your boss is.  A bad relationship with your boss can stagnate your career and prevent upward mobility with your employer. To create and maintain a healthy, productive, and successful working relationship with your… Read More »

The Essential Skills Employers Take for Granted

Essential Skills

  5 Leadership Styles that Improve the Manager-Employee Relationship from ReservesNetwork Graphic designers are experts in graphic design. Programmers know how to code. Marketers understand how to promote their organizations. These skills are also known as “hard skills”—specific abilities that can be taught to employees and measured, such as math, reading, the ability to use… Read More »