Resigning the Right Way

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Most people change jobs multiple times over the course of their careers. If you’re interested in moving on to new career opportunities, this can mean resigning from your current position. Having the “I quit” conversation with your boss can be uncomfortable, but it is important you do it correctly so you don’t burn your bridges…. Read more »

5 Ways to Reduce Stress on the Job

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No matter what industry you work in or what your job title is, experiencing stress at work is inevitable. Workplace stress can sometimes impact your health and can increase the chances of burnout or job mistakes. It is important to find healthy ways to manage stressful situations and explore opportunities to reduce stress at work…. Read more »

Why You Didn’t Land the Manufacturing Job

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When you’re brought in for an onsite visit, you may feel pretty confident that you’re on your way to being hired for a manufacturing job. Unfortunately, sometimes you won’t end up getting hired even after you’ve been invited onsite. There are a lot of potential reasons why the company may have gone with someone else,… Read more »

Pros and Cons of Workplace Drug Testing

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Drug laws are in flux throughout the U.S. Some states have legalized recreational marijuana, while others have legalized medicinal marijuana. The federal government, however, has indicated an intent to enforce marijuana laws, despite the fact that states are becoming more permissive. Amidst uncertain laws and changing societal attitudes towards drug use, many employers are wondering… Read more »

Including Temporary Work on Your Resume

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In 2016, temporary workers accounted for about 20 percent of the workforce, according to USA Today. Employers are increasingly turning to temporary employees to better manage workflow, and to avoid making the big commitment that comes with hiring a full-time worker.  This means there is a good chance that you, as an employee, will have… Read more »

How to Ensure A Better Work-Life Balance

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If you work in the agricultural industry, you know that the hours can be very long during the prime season. Working too many hours can lead to burnout and can result in your family responsibilities going unfilled. While it is tempting to work as much as you can and earn as much as you can,… Read more »

Which Agricultural Jobs Are Great Fits for Veterans?

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Veterans make great workers in many different industries and across many professional fields.  Veterans learn skills that cannot be obtained in civilian life, and many have very strong work ethic, along with impeccable character and a love of country.  Businesses can benefit greatly from all that veterans have to offer. While veterans are an asset… Read more »

Is Your Cover Letter Boring? Here’s How to Change That Right Now!

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A cover letter is your first and best chance to introduce yourself to a potential employer. When you write a cover letter, you want that letter to be engaging, interesting and show off your best self. Unfortunately, far too many job seekers send out boring cover letters that get skimmed, thrown away or tossed on… Read more »

“Tell Me About Yourself” – What Do You Say?

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At many job interviews, job seekers are asked to “tell me about yourself.” Answering this question can be challenging. You may not know where to start when it comes to letting an interviewer get more insight into who you are.  You need to be professional in answering, but also let your personality shine through so… Read more »

It’s Time for Generation Z – How Do You Relate to Them in the Hiring Process

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If your company is hiring, you need to bring in bright young talent so your business can continue to grow and thrive in a modern economy. As you interview job seekers, you may find yourself dealing with Generation Z. Generation Z is a new generation, born of the digital world, and with very different life… Read more »