Good Workplace Habits That can Lead to a Promotion

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Been at your job long enough that you feel you’ve begun to outgrow it a bit and want more of a challenge? If you’re working at a place that allows for some upward mobility, answer another question: What have you done to get yourself mobile? In other words, what can you do to earn yourself… Read more »

Why an Ongoing Recruitment Strategy Is Vital for Success

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When considering a recruitment strategy, take a cue from the Boy Scouts: Be prepared. Employers who have a constant flow of recruits – rather than simply starting to look when an opening pops up – will always have quality candidates at the ready. Let’s look at some of the “hows” and the “whys” of an… Read more »

How to Diffuse Workplace Negativity Before It Escalates

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Employers want their offices to act as well-oiled machines with everyone getting along – or at least having disagreements that lead to greater understanding of each others’ positions. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen – and when the negative vibes go unchecked, they can poison the entire workplace. So here are some suggestions on how to… Read more »

Personality Traits to Highlight for an Administrative Assistant

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If you’ve ever worked in an office and really paid close attention, you’ve come to the realization that a good administrative assistant plays an absolutely invaluable role in making that office (and the life of whoever they’re working for) run smoothly. And it’s way more than just getting coffee, typing emails and memos, and answering… Read more »

How to Motivate Employees When the Job is Boring

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Remember that line from Mary Poppins, “In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun.” Let’s face it: It’s not always easy to find that fun element in every job. Some jobs just seem…boring. Even bosses have to admit that. So how do you manage to help employees find that “spoonful… Read more »

Necessary Skills for Warehouse Managers and Supervisors

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Last month we wrote about personality traits to look for in warehouse employees. This month, we’ll expand on that a bit, focusing on necessary skills for warehouse managers and supervisors. While we delved into that a bit in March, we’ll go a little more in-depth here. A good warehouse manager does just that — and… Read more »

How to Bring up Salary on a Job Interview

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The interview has gone fairly well: You’ve answered the questions as thoroughly as possible, shown yourself in a positive light, and engaged well with the interviewer. Then the time comes for you to ask your questions, and in your head you have your own private query: Do I bring up salary? If I do, how… Read more »

The Benefits of Using a Staffing Agency in Akron

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Need to bring on staff but lack the time or resources to do so? The answer lies in using a staffing agency to help you. If you haven’t used an agency before, read on to discover the numerous benefits of using one to help you with your hiring needs. Why should you use a staffing… Read more »

Personality Traits of Good Warehouse Employees

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If you’re looking to staff your warehouse, you probably want someone with a strong back and a good attitude. But there’s a lot more to a quality warehouse employee than that. Consider these points before you make your next hire. Personality Traits of Good Warehouse Employees If you’re looking to hire a warehouse manager, you want… Read more »

Four Resume Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make

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At a time when jobs are at a premium and you’re likely competing against at least 100 people for a spot, you have to do everything possible to get yourself into that “yes” pile. The resume is one of the first documents that gives an HR manager a look at you — so you need… Read more »