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Successful reduction of fall injury and fatality rates requires continued concerted efforts of regulators, industry leaders, labor unions, employers and employees, and safety professionals to enhance the work environment, and improve work safety culture through continuous education in the workforce. OSHA states that in 2013, there were 291 fatal falls, out of a total of… Read more »

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Most Human Resource (HR) professionals are already well aware of the benefits of using social media to find candidates in their industries. Many source LinkedIn on a regular basis to find and vet candidates. But there are some companies who still haven’t jumped on the LinkedIn band wagon. WorkSource breaks down the benefits of LinkedIn, and… Read more »

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During the 80’s and 90’s it was the norm to stay with a company for fifteen years or more. Millennials are finding that particular “career scenario” just doesn’t apply in this day and age. More and more, people are finding themselves hitting a plateau in their jobs and looking for challenges in new work environments…. Read more »

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Decorum, etiquette, and integrity; three characteristics needed when it comes to job searching while still employed. Conducting a confidential job search is not always easy, but many workers who have ambition and drive want to grow their skills and talent. It’s certainly ok to branch out into new areas of your career, but doing it… Read more »

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When your company posts a job, the first thing you typically see are the standard white-paper resumes that explain their skills, experience and education. While some may prove more creative in their resume delivery, most often it is not the case. Trying to find innovative new hires takes more than just reading the white-paper resume;… Read more »

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Every worker is entitled to a safe and healthy work atmosphere. This means that workers should not feel that they are at risk of serious harm or safety while on the job. Whether by representative (a person acting in an authorized capacity of an employee bargaining unit or lawful representative capacity) or as a concerned… Read more »

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Employee engagement is vital when it comes to assessing turnover rates within your organization. According to the Corporate Leadership Council’s Employee Engagement Study of 2013, only 31% of employees surveyed are fully engaged at work. The findings also showed that employees who know their boss’s well, as a person, are more likely to stay with… Read more »

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“Different people have different things to say. Each hears things differently. Leadership can inspire in meetings, but they can also inspire by example.” Jeffery Gitomer Why do most employees—even some management, dread the very unpopular “weekly meeting?” Probably for the same reason many struggle with being productive at work—they don’t feel they are getting enough… Read more »

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You have dozens of resumes floating in the ether, you have spoken to several employers, networking groups and recruiters, and while you have asked to be on a “no call” list, you still receive those dreaded telemarketing calls. So what do you do? You do what everyone else does and monitor incoming calls—so it’s no… Read more »

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In 2013, OSHA received reports of nearly 2,000 catastrophes or fatalities, and the agency is expecting sixty times that amount in 2015. The agency estimates it will receive about 117,000 reports nationwide. This is why OSHA updated its injury reporting rule, which now include severe injuries and illnesses. As of January 1, 2015, all employers… Read more »