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To manage stress better at work, start your day off right, be clear on requirements, stay away from conflict, talk a walk at lunch, and more. These days, it seems like everyone is worried about something. The economy, the coronavirus, politics, the environment; so many worries are crammed into each day for so many of… Read more »

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Over communicating with employees avoids confusion, provides purpose, builds a positive company culture, and creates accountability.   We’ve been living in some uncertain times these days. The COVID-19 pandemic, rioting, and looting, and general unrest have created a lot of change and upheaval for many of us. In the best of times, employers need to communicate…. Read more »

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While working in a warehouse during the summer, it’s important to stay hydrated, take more frequent breaks, avoid skipping your maintenance schedule, and more.  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is quick to cite the alarming statistics; of the more than one million warehouse and construction workers in the U.S., 14 die every day in… Read more »

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To calm your nerves before an interview, go for a walk, practice the S.T.O.P method, make an interview cheat sheet, and more. Everyone that interviews for a job gets nervous. Some people show it more than others. There are ways you can prepare by studying the company and the people you’re interviewing with, but how… Read more »

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Learn important tips for working your first warehouse job, such as buying a good pair of shoes/boots, arriving early, asking a lot of questions, and more. Congratulations on landing your first warehouse job. You’ve landed a role that plays an important role in the logistics industry of supply and demand. Your job may include working… Read more »

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The lessons from Gallup’s 2017 article linking employee well-being with their manager’s efforts apply more than ever today when we are in the thick of a global pandemic. Here’s what Gallup had to say about the important role managers play in their employee’s well-being and how it applies to 2020. Worker Well-Being and Performance Gallup… Read more »

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It’s hard to believe, but three months ago, we had the best economy with low unemployment. Staffing agencies and HR teams worked hard to find top talent when everyone was working, and business was booming. With the COVID-19 virus, we’ve seen the sharpest decline in the economy that is the direct opposite of the beginning… Read more »

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There are several reasons you should return to work instead of collecting unemployment, including you may no longer be eligible for unemployment benefits if you are offered your job back, expanded unemployment benefits won’t last forever, and more. Unemployment may be higher than the Great Depression. Forbes reports the number is 23%, just shy of… Read more »

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When it’s time for employees to return to work, be sure the workplace is safe, encourage good hygiene, update policies and procedures, and more! In some ways, it’s a treacherous time. On the one hand, many of us are longing to get back to the normality of work and eating out, shopping, haircuts, and hanging… Read more »

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Temporary jobs are increasing faster than all other types of jobs. The studies suggest that temp jobs will grow to more than 3.2 million by 2025. As a category, these types of jobs are far surpassing all other types of employment. Chances are, at some point, you may end up a temp employee. Here’s how… Read more »