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The job market is getting better, but it’s still fiercely competitive out there. Unemployment is low, but jobseekers are figuring out clever ways to set themselves apart from the rest of the competition. Employers appreciate creativity as long as you can also demonstrate professionalism and that you’re serious about the job. Here are some ingenious… Read more »

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On behalf of HW Cares, we are very proud to announce the third annual Holiday Food Drive. Last years food drive was a huge success and resulted in over 3,000 food donations across our company. Each food item donated will be awarded a raffle ticket. Each ticket will then be entered into a drawing at… Read more »

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It’s not easy to run a company. And aside from a salary, your boss probably gets very little reward. The truth is you’re probably grateful to have a job—especially this time of year—and it’s important to show your boss that you recognize and respect their efforts and you appreciate the opportunity to be there. If… Read more »

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Showing your appreciation for your employees is one of the most important things you can do to keep up your morale and build loyalty from your team. There are lots of ways to show your gratitude—a thank you note, simple recognition, monetary bonus, and gifts—but it’s not what you award, it’s that you acknowledge them…. Read more »

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Everyone aims to advance their careers, but it’s hard to know just how to go about it. In fact, you might not even fully understand what the next step in your career looks like or what your ultimate career goals are. Fortunately, career counselors are available to help walk you through these steps. But if you… Read more »

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Most accidents occur in a split second, and depending on the severity, they could be life-changing. Personalized protective equipment will protect you in the workplace where you’re most vulnerable—your eyes, head, hands, and feet. If there’s an accident, you can always replace your hard hat, safety goggles, or gloves, but you can’t replace a piece… Read more »

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Stay alert for possible hazards during each task you perform, particularly during the final stages of a job. Don’t let familiarity with the job site dull your hazard radar.

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Here come the holidays! Which means extra food, extra parties, extra gifts, and…best of all, extra requests for some time off from your staff! The flood of requests can induce a few moments of panic, especially if your business tends to pick up at this time of year. But if you plan ahead and stay… Read more »

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Never operate a piece of machinery until you have been trained on it and fully understand the safety procedures, including what to do in an emergency.

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Workplace safety should be a priority for all companies. Without a commitment to a safe working environment, employees are at risk. It can jeopardize the quality of your product and cost your company time and money. In a safe working environment, employees can concentrate on their tasks, trusting that they’re not in danger. Engagement will… Read more »