What’s New in the Manufacturing Industry?

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For many job seekers, the idea of working in manufacturing is enticing. A number of candidates enjoy roles that involve the creation of physical products as well as the team-oriented environment that many manufacturing facilities provide. By understanding what’s new in the manufacturing industry, you can make smart choices about your career. Here’s a look… Read more »


How to Perfect Your Exit Interview Skills

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When you land a new job, you might think that your interview days are behind you, at least for a while. However, once you turn in your two weeks notice, your current employer might request that you take part in an exit interview, derailing your plans to quietly move on to your next opportunity. The… Read more »


Why Companies Neglect Employee Engagement

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Employee engagement has become a growing concern among companies because they realize its effect on the bottom line. However, while there are many companies focusing on the issue, many other companies are not. Studies have shown that only about one-fourth of all employees are really engaged by their work. This lack of engagement affects productivity… Read more »


Break Your Micromanaging Habits Today!

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Micromanaging is not good for business. This is generally recognized. It hurts employee morale and hampers productivity by creating a management bottleneck. Yet it can be a difficult habit for some supervisors to break because they are constantly worried that someone on their staff will fall short when on a task, making the supervisor look… Read more »


How to Get the Most from Your Training Program

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When IT organizations have to cut costs, one of the first places they look is training and development programs. That’s because these programs are seen more as expenses than investments. The return on investment of the training is often murky, and so it is harder to justify the cost. There are a number of reasons… Read more »


Pay Secrecy Legislation

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In an effort to promote greater equality of pay among various groups of employees, many state governments are proposing pay secrecy legislation. Under the proposed legislation, employees would have the right to give salary information to co-workers, and employers would have to prove that a difference in pay between employees is connected to job performance… Read more »


Employees are Feeling Burdened by Work

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Are you feeling overwhelmed at work? Many people are, according to a recent survey. In fact, one-third of all employees feel that they just have too much work, more than they can handle, the study says. Ironically, the same skills that have helped many to perform better have led to them trying to do too… Read more »


How to Improve Your Time Management

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In this day and age when people are deluged with work and doing more and more at the office, time management has become more than just a nice catchword. It has become absolutely essential. Everyone now needs to learn how to manage time effectively if they are going to perform well at their jobs. The… Read more »


How Wellness Programs Affect Productivity

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Traditionally, wellness programs have been touted as a way to lower the cost of health insurance for companies and to reduce employee absenteeism. One study showed that for each dollar a company spends for wellness, it saves $3.27 in healthcare costs and $2.73 in absenteeism costs. However, recent research has found a definite causal connection… Read more »


A Few Productivity Tips

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Hundreds of books have been written about productivity. So, there is a lot of advice and information out there about how to enhance productivity. Some experts have culled through all of those books and winnowed out what they believe are the best tips on how to increase your productivity. Here are a few of them…. Read more »