4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Trash Talk Your Job on Social Media

Everything lasts forever on the internet. That means everything you’ve ever done on social media, whether you think it’s private or not, could come back to bite you in the future. There are lots of reasons to avoid trash-talking your job on social media, but there are a few that could specifically impact your career. If you want

Why You Need to Take Workplace Safety Seriously

You may think, before accepting a job, that safety in the workplace is the sole responsibility of your employer. In many ways, you may be right. It’s imperative that they operate under the auspices of OSHA and ensure the safety of everyone in their company. However, safety isn’t only a consideration for your employer. As an employee,

Preparing Your Workplace for Gen-Z

As the world seems to be focused on the dichotomy between Baby Boomers and Millennials, there are a few other generations getting lost in the shuffle. We won’t even start talking about the often-forgotten Generation X. But today, Gen-Z keeps getting lumped in with their slightly older counterparts in the millennial age brackets. As Millennials are about to

Listing Temporary Work on Your Resume

Working short term or temporary jobs is nothing to be ashamed of. They are a great way to get new experience, earn extra money, or stay busy when you’re unemployed. But how exactly do you put them on your resume without making it look like you’ve been hopping from one job to another? Listing temporary work

What Are OSHA’s “Fatal Four?” How Can You Prevent Them?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has a singular mission to improve workplace safety. Over the years they have collected data that helps them better understand the risks that employees face on the job. This includes what they refer to as the Fatal Four. Especially in the construction industry, these are accidents that can have

Making Your Temporary Employees Feel Welcome

It’s hard being the temporary employee just coming into a new assignment. There is always a new employee period of adjustment, but for a temp, it may never feel like they’re part of the team. You can change this experience and make them feel more welcome right from day one. Here are a few ways you can help them

How to Turn a Bad Interview Around

Interviewing, especially if you’ve been doing it a while, can be exhausting. And sometimes you find yourself in a situation you’d rather avoid. A bad interview can happen to anyone. And when you experience it, your first instinct might be to run and never look back. You may be angry or embarrassed or you can just

The Five Best People to Choose as References

Few people spend a lot of time thinking about the references they provide to a potential employer. But did you know that the list of names you provide can actually make or break your job search? There is both an art and a science to choosing your references. Here are some ideas to pull from to curate an

The Key to Increasing Employee Engagement

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about employee engagement. With a low unemployment rate there are fewer candidates looking for jobs, so employee retention has become a major priority for companies across the country. Employee engagement is great for everyone, staff, and management alike since it keeps your team happy and productive. How can you increase employee engagement easily and efficiently? Here are

How to Handle Constructive Criticism

We all know we should be able to take constructive criticism, but knowing and doing are often two different things. Hearing someone be critical of your behavior, actions, or work can lead to a defensive response, even when we don’t mean to. But constructive criticism is an important part of personal growth, so it’s helpful