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What is the First Impression You Send Hiring Managers?

September 7th, 2016

First impressions are important. People form judgments about others very quickly based on what they see. The same is true for hiring managers. They make decisions based on intuition more often than they would like to admit. So, the first impression you make when you walk into the interview is very important. Here are a… Read More »

Get Your Team to Focus on the Process and Watch the Results Flow

March 23rd, 2016

When you and your team have a new project, the first thing on the agenda is looking at goals. What is the project intended to achieve? That can be a bit daunting (or even overwhelming) at first. You may wonder how you are ever going to get to the finish line successfully. The way to get… Read More »

How to Properly Reward Employees

February 24th, 2016

A good recognition program must be carefully planned and set up to be effective. You want program to be clearly defined so every employee knows how it works and what it is intends to accomplish. And, of course, it must help retain your employees and enhance their productivity. The program should include formal recognition of work… Read More »

Giving Real Examples Will Help You Get the Job

February 3rd, 2016

There are many different types of job interview questions. One popular type is called a behavioral question, because, as the name implies, it is about your behavior and what you did in a certain situation. The interviewer is interested in knowing how you responded on the assumption that this will give some window into how you… Read More »

Avoid These Phrases on the Cover Letter if You Want to Land the Job

January 20th, 2016

You have put together what seems like a strong cover letter. You lay out why you want to work for this particular company, you have included some compelling stories that demonstrate your skills and leadership and also the personal qualities that will make you such a valuable asset. But weeks go by, and you hear… Read More »

Overcome Workplace Conflicts in the Warehouse

September 23rd, 2015

Sooner or later, you may have a disagreement with another worker. Because of misunderstandings, such as different ideas on how to do things, conflict can happen. Due to ego and emotion, conflict seldom gets resolved amicably. Usually, the person with the greater power in the organization, either formal or informal, wins the duel. If the two… Read More »

Risk Management: Social Media

December 5th, 2012

To repurpose a famous quote from A Tale of Two Cities: Social media has brought both the best and the worst of times for your company. The best? Social media can improve your marketing efforts while allowing you to communicate almost instantly with your prospects, clients, employees, and job candidates. The worst? Social media also… Read More »