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If you are looking for a job, you probably feel you have already exhausted all your job hunting knowledge. What many job hunters don’t realize is that along the way you create a network of contacts; business relationships that may be able to offer some help in your job search. The power of networking is… Read more »

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In today’s workforce, there is no “one size fits all” approach. People are unique beings, cultures are unique to the environment in which they are born, and businesses are unique in how they run. In order to get feedback—you need to ask for it! However, asking for feedback and doing something with it are two… Read more »

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Reporting and Recordkeeping have been a standard with OSHA since the 1990’s, but due to changes in economic standards and industry, new guidelines and exemptions have been updated based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and injury and illness data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics from 2007-2009.  Here’s what you need to… Read more »

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Employee happiness takes many shapes and forms. Happiness is not static, it’s dynamic and always fluid. Keeping that in mind, it’s important to remember that just as happiness is a dynamic form so too is your company culture. To create an atmosphere that allows your staff to flourish and be happy, you have to take… Read more »

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Working close to home does have its perks; the commute is short, you may save in gas money, drive time may be cut in half and you may not have to deal with “rush hour” traffic. Depending on the location, these are a lot of maybes. But if you are staying in a job solely… Read more »

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What’s the difference between goals and resolutions—goals have tangible and planned outcomes, resolutions tend to act more as a “wish list”. Both can push one’s motivation, however, goals become a road map for what you want to achieve in the New Year, and setting goals will help drive your business to success. Setting goals not… Read more »

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The changes which have been made to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard work to bring together the alignment and communication standards of the United States with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS); improving safety and health protections for America’s workers across the globe. The expectation is that the GHS will prevent… Read more »

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When there is a deluge of information filtering in and out of your company on a daily basis, it is very easy to focus on what isn’t going right compared to what is. In order for your company to continue to expand and grow, focusing on your successes is exactly what you need. With 2014… Read more »

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When it comes to relocating—be it personal or for career advancement, it is a big step and one that should not be taken lightly. However, when it comes to moving for your career there are several factors that need to be taken into consideration. The type of work you do can play heavily into the… Read more »

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It’s a conversation management doesn’t like to have; it puts a spotlight in dark areas of leadership that many aren’t sure how to tackle once the conversation is had. The scarcity principal—the feeling of never having enough, and the conformity principal—expecting people to act or behave the same as you or vise versa, is affecting… Read more »