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Does How You Dress and Look Impact Your Career? Sadly, Yes

Years ago I worked on the shop floor of a manufacturing plant. I had worked my way through school at another plant so I definitely identified more with the hourly workers than the “suits.” (Even though most of the guys referred to me as “college boy.”) One day the department manager stopped by. He asked… Read More »

The Worst Interview Questions You Should Never Ask

Interviews are those make-or-break opportunities in life. A few vital minutes when you’re in the spotlight and it’s your chance to shine. This isn’t a rehearsal, it’s the real thing. So, are you going to put your best foot forward or your foot in your mouth? Are you going to put in a star performance?… Read More »

10 Things Bosses Never Tell Employees, But Should

Even if you’re an exceptional boss — and here’s how to tell if you’re an exceptional boss –there’s a lot you don’t know about your employees. There’s also a lot employees don’t know about you. Here are a few things bosses wish they could say to their employees… but never do: 1. “I really do… Read More »

8 Tips to Turn your Internship into a Permanent Position

Internships come in various shapes and sizes, some are excellent learning opportunities and others end up with you doing the coffee run every day however, when you do end up in an internship you enjoy; how do you make sure it becomes a permanent job you enjoy? While these tips won’t necessarily guarantee you a… Read More »

Reasons You’re Not Getting Hired #1: You Didn’t Do Your Homework

In the job market, it is absolutely critical that in order to be a true contender for any given role, that you will first have to find the right environment, the right company and the right job to satisfy your needs. When you engage with an organization for employment services (meaning, you are getting paid… Read More »

Employers should assess background checking procedures to avoid running afoul of the Fair Credit Reporting Act

More & more employers are experiencing increased pressure to comply with the FCRA. Please be sure to read the attached article and consult with your legal counsel regarding your individual practices. Class action suits challenging the employer’s background check disclosures tend to center on disclosures that are embedded within the employer’s job application, or if… Read More »

Laws governing 16, 17 and 18 year olds driving on the job

    When can children under the age of 18 drive as a part of employment?   The below information was provided by Stephanie Constantine of Constantine Human Resources, LLC     Hazardous Occupations Order No.2 (HO 2), generally prohibits minors under 18 years of age from driving motor vehicles or serving as an outside… Read More »

Build Trust

Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read More »