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It’s hard to know where to start when you’re looking for a job. If you haven’t outlined a plan or narrowed down a field, you can waste a lot of time—time that could be spent earning money if you could just snag the perfect job in your desired field. But now that the summer lull… Read more »

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Use kneepads when stocking low shelves or kneeling for long periods.

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Annual performance reviews are a crucial part of employee development. It’s a great opportunity to discuss job performance, set goals for professional development, establish objectives for contributing to the department’s mission, and discuss expectations and accomplishments. Here are some tips and some links for effective employee performance reviews. 5 Tips For Running Great Reviews Tip… Read more »

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Learn to recognize heat-related illnesses, because exposure to extreme heat can cause organ damage, stroke and even death. Symptoms of heat illness vary but may include dry skin, high body temperature, red skin or rash, rapid pulse, dizziness and confusion.

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Clean up or report all spills, leaks, and wet areas immediately.

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Finally, winter is thawing and we can relax and enjoy the warmer temperatures! But summer can be one of the most dangerous times of year, particularly for those who work laborious jobs outside. Workers in construction, landscaping, agriculture, and utilities are all at risk for heat illnesses. And they can affect anyone, regardless of age… Read more »

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If you work around forklifts, pay attention! The driver may not see you.

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Your resume is a hugely important document in your life! It’s the difference between you getting achieving the next step in your career and…not. It’s the difference between you snatching a job that fulfills your life’s goals and having a job that’s just a job. So you have to make sure it grabs the reader’s… Read more »

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Dropping your “mental” guard can pull your focus away from safe work procedures. Minimize or eliminate distractions and finish the task at hand.

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As Millennials take over the workplace, the typical job seeker is changing! There’s been a huge shift since the last recession in what motivates workers and what they’re looking for in their next job. Instead of flashing big paychecks to lure prospective employers, companies are now showcasing their culture, mission, and values so they can… Read more »