Three Ways to Leave Your Current Job Without Burning Bridges

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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 »

Three Ways to Find a Job (While Still Employed)!

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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 »

Should You Call a Recruiter Back if you’re a Week Late on the Message?

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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 »

Understanding OSHA: New Injury Reporting in 2015

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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 »

Understanding OSHA: How to Get a Free Workplace Poster

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OSHA’s updated recordkeeping rule expands the list of severe injuries and illnesses that employers must report to OSHA. As of January 1, 2015, all employers must report using the OSHA 300 log. Due to these changes, the OSHA Recordkeeping Handbook is no longer current. The Handbook is replaced with Detailed Guidance for OSHA’s Injury and… Read more »

3 Ways to Reach Out to a Business Contact about Potential Employment

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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 »

Kick Start 2015 | Setting Goals to Drive a Year of Success

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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 »

Are You Willing to Move For a Job that Will Advance Your Career?

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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 »

How to Prove to a Company You Can Provide Value Immediately

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A very common question asked during the interview process is, “How do you think you can make an immediate impact upon hire?” This question serves several purposes, but the primary reason for it is for a company to determine if a candidate can hit the ground running. It’s important for you to understand how you… Read more »