Learn How to Be Happier at Work and Boost Your Career

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According to polls, nearly 70% of the workforce is disengaged and unhappy. No one likes all the unhappiness floating around—and this includes the employees themselves. Why would you be happy about being negative about your job? You spend an excessive amount of time each week at work, so if you’re unhappy, that’s a lot of… Read more »

5 Tips For Breaking Out of a Job-Search Rut

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It’s easy to get stuck in the job search. If you’ve been sending out resume after resume in the same job board channels and you’re not getting a response, perhaps it’s time to shake things up a bit. Here’s how to recognize a job search rut and how you can climb out of it to… Read more »

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 »

How to Have a Successful Career in Manufacturing

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When you think about the job skills needed to be successful in a manufacturing job, it’s probably strength and stamina that first come to mind. That’s because manufacturing has traditionally involved manual labor – and lots of it. But today’s manufacturing plants are much more sophisticated, using computers to automate many of the old processes… Read more »

Three Tips For Managing a Diverse Team

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A diverse staff can have big benefits for a company. When employees come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, they bring unique perspectives to the table. Staff members can create innovative solutions to problems and can help drive your company’s growth if you have a team of people with different life experiences. The… Read more »

What Should You Look For on Social Media Profiles?

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Social media provides a wealth of information for employers, and you may be remiss if you don’t take advantage of the data available on social media when screening job seekers.  You don’t want to waste time scheduling an interview with a candidate who is a bad fit for your business, and a quick look at… Read more »