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Workplace violence is a haunting fear for employees and employers alike. It’s not a casual concern either. The BLS reports that nearly 19000 people were traumatized or killed by workplace violence in 2017 alone. If you want to provide your employees with a safe work environment, here are nine questions you should ask yourself.    Do You Maintain… Read more »

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Slip and falls are one of the most common kinds of injuries seen in every workplace. What makes this unfortunate is that they are also one of the most preventable types of injuries. The hazards that create slip and fall situations are well known. One of the biggest tools in their prevention is properly deployed… Read more »

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Everyone from office workers to grocery store cashiers and construction workers is at risk from repetitive strain injuries. These are common injures – such as carpal tunnel, tennis elbow, and bursitis – that you get from performing the same movements over and over again. While it’s tough to avoid repetitive motions at work, it doesn’t mean you’re doomed to get a… Read more »

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close… Read more »

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Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs,… Read more »

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The hiring process is often a stressful one for companies. The days of hiring someone based solely on a prescribed amount of experience and the right skills on a resume are gone. Granted, candidates need the right skills to perform well. Yet almost every company has stories about someone who ticked every box on paper… Read more »

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Going back to school comes with its fair share of challenges. Not the least of these challenges is that, if you want to finish in a reasonable amount of time, you often need to attend classes full time. This is especially true in fields that change rapidly, such as programming. Of course, this also means you must… Read more »

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There is a basic level of risk involved in warehouse jobs. You’re often around heavy machinery, heavy boxes, and high shelves. Yet, as with most jobs, you can take steps that help protect you. Keep reading to discover some of the most common injuries and how to avoid them. Joint and Back Injuries, Part 1… Read more »

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Businesses are hungry for employees these days. It’s no wonder with the national unemployment rate below 4%. There are simply fewer bodies to fill all of the available positions. Worse still, the number of qualified applicants is often diminishingly small. At least, it can look that way. If you’re struggling to keep your applicant pipeline… Read more »