Posts Categorized: Employers

3 Ways to Deal with a Boss Who Plays Favorites

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  Here’s the thing about favoritism: Many people are guilty of playing favorites, including teachers and even parents. And as you may have guessed, your boss probably has a few favorites in the office. Good bosses, however, have the good sense to be discreet about this and remain professional. But what if you have a… Read more »

6 Refresher Courses Your Employees Should Take Every Year

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  Effective workforce management is but one of many challenges businesses face that require constant attention. With different employees having different personalities, all working within the confines of your office eight hours a day, it’s inevitable for conflicts and issues to come up. One solution to this problem is to invest in training and continued… Read more »

What Does It Take to Be a Top Picker Packer?

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  If you are looking for an opportunity to work at a warehouse or distribution center, then you apply for picker packer jobs. Wholesalers, retailers and manufacturers often have distribution centers where they hole inventory before shipping to consumers or trade buyers. As a picker packer, you will have to perform several duties that generally… Read more »

How To Stay Busy During The Slow Post-Harvest Season

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  The bulk of the harvest season is over and you might already be feeling that there is little to do. As a member of the agricultural industry, you have to constantly look for creative ways to fortify your business, so that you can weather future ups and downs. With that in mind, you should look… Read more »

These Signs Prove You’re an Effective and Respected Leader

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    Objective self-awareness is something that often escapes many people. But being aware of your actions and abilities is critical, especially if you’re a leader. So, how do you know if you’re doing OK as the captain of your ship? The fact that you’re asking this question probably means you have at least some… Read more »

A Quick Guide on How to Prevent 5 of the Most Common Workplace Injuries

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  Workplace injuries are often the culprit behind thousands of personal injury claims each year. Fortunately, many of these injuries aren’t serious enough to be life-threatening, but some can be grave and require serious medical attention. From developing pain in your wrists due to carpal tunnel syndrome, or slipping and falling on a factory floor,… Read more »

5 Ways to Keep Your Contingent Labor Costs Under Control

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  These days, ‘temps’ aren’t just temps anymore. Freelancers, temporary staffers, and independent consultants/contractors — otherwise known as the contingent workforce — now make up 40.4 percent of the country’s workforce, this according to a U.S. Government Accountability Office report. Whether or not the rise of non-secure jobs is a good thing or not is… Read more »

4 Simple Hacks for Hiring and Retaining Your Best Employees

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  Many employment agencies know that while finding great talent can be challenging, figuring out how to keep employees in your organization is just as, if not even more, difficult. Each employee brings something unique to the table, which means that smart recruitment and retention methods have a direct impact on your organization’s competitiveness. With… Read more »

Want to Improve Your Team? Hire a Veteran

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When any organization is looking to hire new talent, they’re often looking for the usual qualities any hiring manager with common sense would want in a new recruit: dedication, commitment, reliability, loyalty, and a desire to work hard. And guess what? These character qualities are what you’ll find in most veterans. It’s no small wonder… Read more »

How to Stop Procrastinating Now! (Not Tomorrow)

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  We’ve all been there before. A deadline is fast approaching, but instead of getting to work, you’re doing some inane thing — going on Reddit, watching some Buzzfeed video of Americans reacting to Korean food, or just lying in bed, doing nothing. You know that deadline isn’t going away, but you just don’t feel… Read more »