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Do you need to wear a suit to an interview for a general labor position?

To suit up or not to suit up? As you prepare for your interview, one of the things on your mind is undoubtedly what to wear. After all, you want to make a good impression during your interview, and one of the best ways is by looking sharp and pulled together. But should this include wearing a suit? To… Read More »

Three ways to help a coworker who might be struggling with challenges outside of work

At work, you may get to know other employees pretty well, bond and even become friends. You might spend time with them outside the office at work events, or even meet their family. Forming a personal connection with someone will make you feel closer to them—so when they’re going through a difficult time at home, it can feel natural to want to help.… Read More »

How much should you share about your personal life during an interview?

Stories are memorable, and memorable is something you want to be during your interview. It’s important to make a connection with your interviewer, which can make it more likely for you to receive a job offer. To do this, you may feel encouraged to share personal details of your life—especially if you’ve struck up a conversation with… Read More »

What’s Your Story? How to Develop the Perfect Elevator Pitch to Land a Job

An elevator pitch is a perfect resource to have in your “tool box.” You never know when you’ll be face-to-face with someone who could help you in your career—and you need a way to introduce yourself. Your elevator pitch is a short but direct introduction (no longer than 30-60 seconds) to use when you bump into someone with whom you… Read More »

How to Have a Difficult Conversation About Work Performance with a Challenging Employee

Addressing Workplace Safety Concerns | Atlanta GA Employment

One of your many roles as a manager is to keep harmony in the workplace. When one employee isn’t pulling their fair share of the workload, it can be upsetting to other hard-working members of your workforce. When this happens, you need to have a conversation with the slacking employee—and this already-awkward conversation can be… Read More »

Five Ways to Squash Workplace Negativity

Into every workplace a little negativity will sometimes fall. Though a blend of personalities and viewpoints will ultimately make your company culture stronger, it stands to reason that not everyone will see eye-to-eye all the time. This is a perfectly normal occurrence when people work together, and it’s how you handle it as a manager that makes all the difference.    How… Read More »

The Data Shows You Need to Take a Walk This Afternoon

How much time do you spend inside an office building each workday? Even if you’re stationed by a window, time spent indoors for long stretches of time can be mentally draining. And if you spend a large portion of your workday sitting, this can be an added strain on your mood and well-being. So, what can… Read More »

The Key to Selling Yourself and Your Work Experience in an Interview

Ready to impress in your upcoming job interview? You want to represent your very best self without sounding arrogant or desperate. The key is to be confident and outgoing, and build a rapport with your interviewer. If you’re feeling nervous—don’t worry. It’s extremely common. But with practice and by following these five tips from a… Read More »

Three Characteristics to Look for When Interviewing and Screening Potential Housekeepers and Hotel Employees

Finding employees with the right characteristics will help you make the best hiring choices. After all, the cost of employee turnover is high, so you want to choose candidates who will stick with your company long-term. You’ll be able to provide the service your customers expect, and this will help you build your satisfaction ratings… Read More »

Pallet Safety Round-Up: Safety Measures to Take When Working With (and Breaking Up) Wood Pallets

Safety should always come first, regardless of your job title! When working with pallets, it’s important to take specific precautions and use proper handling techniques to avoid common injuries like puncture wounds, and sprained or broken ankles and toes. Just follow these tips from a leading provider of jobs in Statesboro, GA, to keep yourself… Read More »