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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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Warehouse work is physically demanding and often mentally taxing as well. That means you face an uphill battle in retaining candidates who might take a job somewhere else that looks easier, even if the other job pays a little less. You won’t find a one-size-fits-all solution for retaining warehouse candidates, but you can put together… 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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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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Much has been said about the power and benefits of habit and routines, including lower stress and more productivity. Yet, habit and routine can also have a dark side. They encourage us to become stagnate in jobs or situations that we don’t love or that don’t empower us. Trying something new means abandoning our routines… Read more »

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Lying on resumes and CVs has become so commonplace that around 85% of companies report catching applicants lying on their resume. While some lies might only rise to the level of obscuring the exact dates worked at a company, others wholly misrepresent a person’s skills or credentials. So, how do you spot a lie when… Read more »

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Sooner or later, everyone faces a situation where they don’t get a job they thought was a lock. Maybe they called you in for three interviews, or the hiring manager acted like you already had the job. It’s devastating when the rejection email or phone call comes. It can leave you depressed, angry or sap… Read more »

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Happy GPS Anniversary Karen Smith!   Karen, we appreciate all of your hard work and dedication to GPS over the last 17 years!  We all could not do ALL of our jobs without YOU! Enjoy your day, your way!