How to Deal with Negative Coworkers All Day

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Even if you love your job, negative coworkers can make you dread coming in every day. It can be exhausting to deal with a constant onslaught of negativity, bringing down your mood and harming morale throughout the team. Luckily, there are things you can do to handle negative coworkers. Here are four examples of issues… Read more »


Do’s & Don’ts of Hiring Seasonal Employees

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Many companies need to bring on contingent workers to deal with seasonal upswings in demand. It ensures that the business can meets its productivity goals during peak seasons, giving them access to short-term team members just for the period where they are needed. By understanding the do’s and don’ts of hiring seasonal employees, you can… Read more »


How to Coach Your Team Through Organizational Change

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Organizational change isn’t easy to manage. Not only does it require a significant commitment from leadership, but it also needs employee support. As a manager, you need to work to make sure your team sees the change as being possible. Additionally, you need to show you possess the initiative to see it through. To help… Read more »


How to Become a Top Research Assistant

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For those interested in the sciences, being able to work in the research your desired field can be very exciting. You may get the opportunity to explore new ideas or be a part of a life-changing discovery. But, if you want the ability to assist on some of the most ground-breaking projects in the area… Read more »


When to Make an Offer to Get an Employee to Stay

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In the traditional conception of the employer/employee relationship, the employer makes all of the decisions and the employee has to follow them. After all, the employer signs the checks. But when an employee decides they want to leave your company, there are certain circumstances when the best response is to capitulate and make them an… Read more »


What is a Vendor-on-Premise Service?

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If you regularly make use of contract or work-to-hire employees, a vendor-on-premise service could be a valuable addition to your company. In this arrangement, a representative from your contract recruiting partner works at your location and within your human resources department every day. They are still employed by your partner, but they become an embedded… Read more »


Applying for Jobs with Bad Credit

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When you apply for a job today, there is a lot more information available about you than in the past. Employers today can check the internet and social media sites for background, things they couldn’t do before. Some employers today even check your credit history, assuming that if you cannot manage your finances, you might… Read more »


Robots Roaming the Unknown: The Ocean

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When you think of drones, the first image that comes to mind is little robots buzzing around the sky. But why couldn’t the same technology that makes low-cost, unmanned flight such an exciting prospect also work in the ocean? A group of researchers from the Monterrey Bay Aquarium Research Institute had the same idea, and… Read more »


How to Manage Stress in Engineering

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Stress is a part of any job, but engineers suffer through more than their fair share of it. Long hours, tight deadlines, and unrealistic demands lead many engineers to feel overwhelmed. And if the issue doesn’t get resolved, it can affect personal relationships, lead to career burnout, and compromise your professional future. If you are… Read more »


GE Brings Science to the Masses with a New TV Show

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Much of the debate in the STEM community over the last few years has focused on the dwindling number of people getting interested in these fields at a young age. Fewer students seek out these majors in college, graduate with the skills employers need, and go on to develop the innovative technologies of the future…. Read more »