When Should You Ask for Help at Work?

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It’s ok to ask for help at work when you’re not sure what you’re doing, when you have too much on your plate, or when you’ve made a mistake. Are you one of those stubborn types that won’t ask for help under any circumstances? There are lots of people like that at work, and many… Read more »

The Importance of Communicating Progress

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Pew Research has repeatedly raised the red flag that 70% of your employees are disengaged at work. Why does this matter? Another Pew report suggested that this is costing companies in a big way. According to their study, disengaged workers cost employers somewhere between $450 to $550 billion in lost productivity annually. It’s clear employers… Read more »

5 Facts You Might Not Know About Working with a Staffing Agency

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The world has changed. A decade ago a job candidate would apply for a job, go to the interview, and get hired. Today, networking your way into your next role is the best way to get noticed by your target companies. A recent Fast Company article said the three top ways to find a job… Read more »

How and When to Ask For Feedback at a New Job

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When was the last time you received feedback on your job? If you’ve gone long stretches without knowing where you stand it can be nerve-wracking. If you just started a new job there is a natural sense of unsettledness that comes with the first 90-days. So, it’s an important time to ask for feedback, especially… Read more »

Essential Skills for Being a Receptionist

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If you are interested in a receptionist job, you need to be prepared to be the face of the company that hires you. When a customer or client walks in the door, the receptionist is the person they interact with first. It is up to you to make a positive first impression for the company… Read more »

Benefits of Having an Open-Door Policy

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At companies with open-door policies, managers and executives aren’t isolated and inaccessible. Instead, they have are willing, eager and able to communicate with staff members. Managers at companies with open-door policies are approachable and interested in hearing feedback from every member of the team. The atmosphere is usually a more collaborative one at companies with… Read more »

Are Your Employees Following Safety Regulations?

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As an employer, you expect a lot from your employees. From being productive to being good team players and exhibiting character traits like honesty. However, one of the most important things employers need from employees is a focus on safety. If your employees are not following best practices for safety or are taking risks on… Read more »