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Negative Nellies: How to Minimize Workplace Negativity

One or two negative employees can wreak havoc in the workplace. The result of pessimism, less-than-professional behavior, absenteeism, tardiness, or a flat-out bad attitude can jeopardize the harmonious environment that you worked so hard to cultivate. A few common reasons for experiencing workplace negativity  might include: An excessive workload A lack of challenging work to […]

 

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I’ve Fallen, and I Can’t Get Up! Slip, Trip & Fall Prevention

Slip, Trip & Fall Prevention Tips Slip, trip and fall prevention helps you stay safe at home and on-the-job. Avoid injury by following these safety precautions from the ABR Employment Services Safety Team. Slips Slips can be caused by wet surfaces, spills, or weather hazards like ice or snow. Slips are more likely to occur […]

 

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Tips for Building Effective Teams in the Workplace

Building an Effective Team Starts and Ends with Collaboration Each manager and team leader in your organization has their own specialized role. While everyone has a full calendar each day, it is crucial that everyone pulls together when it comes to building effective teams in the workplace. It may help your management team to understand […]

 

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Resume Do’s and Don’ts: Tips for a Job-Winning Resume

Are you ready to start your job search, but new to the workforce? Maybe you are ready for a new position or want to work in a different field. Regardless of your reason for launching a new job search—whether working on your own or with a professional staffing agency—your resume will be a key factor […]

 

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OSHA Young Worker Safety Campaign and the Temporary Worker Initiative

“Young Workers! You Have Rights!” The motto of the new OSHA Young Workers Safety Campaign says volumes about the concern over the well-being of earnest young workers. If you have young workers on staff — whether full-time, part-time, or as a temporary employee at a call center, in an office, or manufacturing environment — it […]

 

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There Is a Better Way to Give Employee Feedback

It seems fairly universal that most employees face their annual performance with an underlying sense of dread. Little do many employees know that managers often feel the same anxiety and worry over digging into a year’s worth of feedback in a single session. Department managers need to consult with the human resource manager to make […]

 

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Facebook Is Another Valuable Tool for Your Job Search

Find Jobs On Facebook The way people use social media continues to change. Job seekers are using it to find jobs especially on Facebook. Chances are you have have seen a ‘now hiring’ ad or update from a friend or family member mentioning a company that’s hiring. Start Using Facebook to Find Your Next Job Even if you […]

 

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Busted! Job Placement Agency Myths: The Real Truth

In addition to your own attempts at finding employment, you might consider consulting a job placement agency. You might have heard some information about staffing agencies—in spite of their ever-increasing popularity—that would rate a place in the job search filing system under “myths.” Like most job seekers, though, you do not have time for myths. Busting […]

 

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5 Critical Components of a Staffing Agency Partnership

Filling your organization’s staffing needs with high-quality job candidates is often time-consuming and stressful for your HR team. Between tending to daily responsibilities such as maintaining your benefits program, staying in compliance with various regulations, and tending to your company’s cultural needs, your HR team’s plate is often overflowing. However, you also need to make […]

 

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