Posted

When performance expectations aren’t clear to employees, those employees become unhappy at work—they feel disengaged, unmotivated, and sometimes even alienated from their co-workers and managers. By clearly expressing expectations, every employee will know what their job is and exactly what they need to do to be successful. They can set goals, be fairly evaluated, and… Read more »

Posted

Change isn’t easy in any organization. People become accustomed to routine and find comfort in old habits. People panic when their favorite restaurant changes the menu or there’s a new instructor in their workout class, so a policy shift at work that might affect their career, could be earthshattering. Here are four ways to implement… Read more »

Posted

Cold temperatures put an extra strain on your heart. Heavy exertion, such as snow shoveling, clearing debris or pushing a vehicle, increase your risk of a heart attack. To avoid over-exertion problems, remember these tips: Stay warm, dress warm and slow down

Posted

HW Staffing is hosting a job fair for banquet staff at Plymouth Plantation. We are looking for servers, cooks, bus help and kitchen help. Wednesday March 21st at 137 Warren Ave, Plymouth, MA 02360, 10am-2pm.

Posted

Soft skills are crucial to a successful career. They can’t be taught in a classroom or measured on paper, but they can be detected by hiring managers. Degrees, certifications, and years of experience don’t mean much without the proper combination of soft skills. Here are five soft skills you need to develop right now to… Read more »

Posted

Before you decide to leave a job, think it through and make sure that this is absolutely the best decision for you. You don’t want to burn a bridge before it’s too late! Here are six steps to follow to make sure you follow professional protocol and don’t lose respect from your colleagues and bosses…. Read more »

Posted

A professional reference is a recommendation from someone who can attest to your qualifications for a job. You want to choose someone who has a pretty solid knowledge of you as a worker, not necessarily as a friend or a brother or a parent. Those people don’t hurt, but keep in mind that you want… Read more »

Posted

Eventually, even the best companies have employees who resign. The reasons are often out of your control, but you can handle what happens next. Be patient, empathetic, and positive as you listen to their reasons. Next, if the employee informs you of his departure in person, immediately ask for a written letter that states his… Read more »

Posted

Writing a resume is tough and time-consuming. It seems stressful, but it’s totally worth the effort. The average recruiter spends six seconds scanning each resume before he decides which pile to toss it into, so yours needs to grab his attention quickly! Here are four steps to writing the perfect resume that will get you… Read more »

Posted

Management is about more than just maximizing the bottom line. There are lots of intangibles that an innovative manager must have to get good results. Mostly a good manager knows how to understand and communicate with his employees. With the right actions, you can grow great employees, retain them, keep them engaged, and be a… Read more »