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The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) says there are more than 7,000 warehouses in the United States with more than 145,000 people working in them. Ominously, the industry ranks high on the number of on-the-job injuries each year, including those that lead to fatalities. According to OSHA, the fatal injury rate for warehouses is Read more »

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If you’ve been feeling overworked for a long time you may find you’re dragging yourself to and from work, lack motivation, and generally find yourself overwhelmed. There’s a clinical term for what you’re feeling and it’s called burnout. Here’s a blog to help you understand the symptoms of burnout and six ways you can overcome Read more »

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We’ve had some big changes to the world of work over the past year, thanks to the pandemic. But the country is reopening and business owners are adopting new best practices based on some of the changes we’ve undergone. Reopening gives us a chance to start fresh on new workflows that can make us operate Read more »

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There is an increasing emphasis on soft skills in new hires. This is true in virtually every industry and in every type of job. Why? Because employers know the “hard” skills can be taught on the job, but soft skills can’t. What are soft skills and why do they matter now more than ever? What Read more »

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Have you ever considered working the second shift? It’s that shift that begins in the afternoon and ends in the early part of the evening. Typically, these shifts run from 4 pm to about midnight. It’s called second shift because it follows those early risers from the first shifter that end around 4 in the Read more »

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If you’re wondering how to improve your productivity, become more of a morning person. Don’t take our word for it; science says a structured morning routine makes you more successful. A Harvard biologist researched the issue and found early risers get more done and solve problems more efficiently. Another study showed morning people are happier, Read more »

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Women still struggle in male-dominated industries. Women spend more time performing unpaid work such as childcare, so the pandemic hit many women particularly hard. But women still hold only 38% of corporate management positions to men’s 62%. In 2020, women made $0.81 for every dollar a man-made. While many companies say they’re focused on diversifying Read more »