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A long shift is taxing, both mentally and physically. When you need a boost during your day, it’s easy and maybe even a habit, to reach for an energy drink. Even the sugar-free options are full of artificial, synthetic ingredients that are better to avoid. Plus, the drinks often cause you to feel a crash… Read more »

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Many job candidates make a big mistake when they treat their references as an afterthought. In reality, if you truly want a job, you need to be intentional when it comes to choosing your references. While it’s perfectly acceptable to casually say, “References Available Upon Request” on your resume at the bottom, you must actually… Read more »

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Integrative Staffing Group has been a full-service staffing organization that has grown immensely in the past 24+ years, not only expanding our offerings across several neighboring states, but also changing the way job seeking, hiring, and administration needs are met. The reality is that there is no one way to successfully hire the perfect candidate…. Read more »

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Temporary jobs are an effective and popular option for both employers and prospective workers. Temp work is also very versatile and can be appealing to many different workers. Temporary Opportunities for the Short- and Long-Term There are many reasons to consider working a temporary job. Here are a few: Learn new skills Pivot your career… Read more »

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A manager has to keep employees engaged and focused on many projects or responsibilities, but one of the hardest areas to motivate their employees is to follow safety protocols and programs. This problem can be corrected with decisive and empowering leadership. 3 Leadership Behaviors to Motivate Your Employees to Create a Safe Working Environment To… Read more »

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Safety in the workplace is extremely important, but often pushed aside. Not only should you strive to keep you and your coworkers safe for their well-being, but injuries and sickness due to safety negligence can decrease overall productivity and put a damper on the entire team. That’s why both managers and employees alike should be… Read more »

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A major misconception in the application process is that job references are an afterthought. Providing the right work references is a crucial factor when looking for a job offer. A poor reference can hold you back from getting a job, while a great reference can be the final factor in receiving a job offer. Some… Read more »

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Management is a balancing act – not only of work-related tasks and deadlines, but also when it comes to building relationships. A good manager is not best friends with everyone; they create some form of professional boundaries. However, that same manager also makes connections with employees and shows their appreciation, especially when their employees are… Read more »

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If you have a good, steady job in a career you’re excited about, you’re already ahead of many American workers. However, even those in a good job might yearn for something just a little bit better. A great job that they love. While some might say be happy and content with a secure job (and… Read more »