Four Tips for Overcoming Your Fear of Job Interviews

Even for the most confident and extroverted among us, interviews can be nerve-racking. After all, the pressure is on. However, don’t let fear get in the way of opportunity. Here are four tips to help you stay cool, calm and collected during your next interview.         1. Plan for Success If you… Read More »

How to Evaluate Your Job Interview Performance

After an interview you are unlikely to receive any feedback other than “You’re Hired” or “Thank you for your time.” This makes it difficult to determine how well you did. Were you the second or the third choice, or not even in the running? To get better at interviews (and eventually land that job), you… Read More »

How to Increase Productivity Without Experiencing Burnout

Productive employees often receive higher pay, more respect and better opportunities for advancement. However, a line exists between working hard and working too hard. Here are six tips for achieving high performance and avoiding burnout. Define “Productivity” Of course, “productivity” equals “getting more done,” but your definition may vary depending on what you ultimately are… Read More »

Reduce Stress by Opening Communication Lines

Stress undoubtably is a negative force in the workplace. Frazzled employees are unhappy, unhealthy and less productive. And this downward spiral ultimately affects a company’s bottom line. Fortunately, forward-thinking organizations can work to reverse this trend. A great starting point is to open the lines of communication. Here are three ways to promote a company… Read More »

Important Traits Successful Clerical Candidates Should Have

Talented clerical workers can be the backbone of an organization. When life gets hectic, they keep things running smoothly. But, how can your company find that ideal employee? Top clerical workers must display a variety of skills to be efficient in their positions. Here are ten important characteristics to take into consideration during the hiring… Read More »

Have You Been Unemployed for a While? Here’s What to Do

There is no way to sugar-coat it. Being unemployed will make it more difficult for you to find a job. There are no federal and very few state laws to protect against unemployment discrimination, and the bias worsens the longer an individual is out of work. However, all is not lost. Lots of people overcome… Read More »

Tips For Hiring the Best Machine Operator

Machine operators are essential to your organization, because without them, production can literally grind to a halt. How can you identify and hire a top performer? Define Your Perfect Candidate Start with skills. Although details may vary, here is a general list. Technical Skills A high school diploma Additional certificates or ongoing training On-the-job experience… Read More »

3 Tips for Improving Your Time-Management Skills

No matter what, there just never seems to be enough time in the day to get everything done. The inability to manage time is a problem that many workers face on a daily basis, and unfortunately, finding enough time to do everything can be impossible. Luckily, there are ways to manage your time more effectively… Read More »