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Whether you have applied for your dream job or just the right job for right now, there are times when accepting a job offer may not be in your best interest.  Before you sign on the dotted line, consider these warning signs that may indicate trouble ahead. Ambiguity about the Job Description If you ask… Read more »

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While many businesses work diligently to create a process for bringing on new permanent employees, many companies neglect to take the same care with their temporary employees.  In order to set your temporary employees up for the same level of success as your permanent ones, consider these tips to get your onboarding process in shape…. Read more »

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Previous wisdom used to say that a resume, regardless of the type of job to which you are applying, should never be over a page long.  However, changes in the hiring environment have led what was once a hard-and-fast rule to become part of a larger gray area in regards to what is appropriate for… Read more »

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Whether you are a college student returning to the classroom, or a parent in the workforce, back to school time can feel like a mixed blessing.  In order to better manage the upcoming stress in a way that allows you to be more productive in your work or studies, consider these tips for helping to… Read more »

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Being a leader today is a tough job. This is especially true if this is the first time you have stepped up as a leader or manager. However, a leadership role is something to be proud of. It is an accomplishment that few too many people experience in life. If you have just begun your… Read more »

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As you enter your career in a light industrial workplace, you may notice that there are limited possibilities for learning and growing in this field. This is because many of the jobs are in high demand and it can be difficult to get experience without a mentor. If you want to get ahead in your… Read more »

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As a hiring manager, it’s your job to hire the very best candidates for your company. The person sitting across from you may seem perfect, even down to their credentials and interpersonal skills. But what if the candidate you are interviewing is a disaster waiting to happen? You could be dealing with a toxic employee… Read more »

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When you’re out of work and a little unsure of your career future, it can be very tempting to take just about any job that comes along. This is particularly true of those who are new to the workforce or who have been out of the job market for a little while. However, this is… Read more »

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Summer burnout is all-too-common in a light industrial workplace, and all other workplaces around the world. Who really wants to be stuck in an office or on a job site when the sun is shining and the breeze is strong? No one! During beautiful days at work, many people find themselves dreaming of vacation, sitting… Read more »

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There is such a thing as having a resume that is improperly balanced. For example, if you are an IT professional, it is possible for your resume to be too tech-y. This means that you are using too many technical terms and are focusing too much on the tech work you have done in the… Read more »