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Worksites are dangerous places. There are power tools and heavy machinery in use. There may be debris falling from a height. It’s why so many construction sites are fenced off from public access. Of course, as an employee, you also face dangers on the site. That’s why you need to know these four safety musts.  … Read more »

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Interviews are stressful events. Unless you’re in the enviable position of job shopping, you’ve got a lot riding on the outcome of any interview at a company you want to work. The pitfall of all that stress is that it can make you question things you usually take for granted, like your competence and likability…. Read more »

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Whether it’s in fabrication, assembly, or even packaging, machine operators play an important role in manufacturing. Of course, as the machines get faster and more powerful, the odds of an injury also increase. Enjoying a safe workday free from injury calls for showing these machines the respect they’re due. It also means understanding the potential risks and protocols… 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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There are many conflicting bits of advice out there about how you should dress for interviews. Some people say you should dress for the job you’d like to have. Most companies, however, will not be impressed if you show up dressed as Iron Man or Wonder Woman. Other people recommend always defaulting to business casual…. Read more »

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Employee burnout can have serious consequences not only for productivity but also for workplace morale. It’s even more severe when a previous superstar employee shows signs of burnout. More worrying for employers is just how common burnout is among employees. Around 67% of employees report feeling burnt out either sometimes or routinely at work. As… Read more »

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Businesses and recruiters don’t just use social media as a way to find applicants. Around 43% also use it as a screening tool to weed out candidates. That begs the question: What are the social media red flags I should avoid? Keep reading and we’ll give some of the biggest red flags to avoid. Illicit… Read more »

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Happy Birthday Melissa Neel! Join us in wishing Melissa Neel, Staffing Assistant at GPS Columbia, a wonderful birthday!  We wish you another wonderful year of happiness and cheer, of good times and good places for them to happen, of close friends and celebration!!   Your GPS Family hopes you have a wonderful birthday and all your wishes come true!… Read more »