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If you’re a heavy equipment operator trying to increase your marketability to employers, it’s a good idea to put your skills to the test with some heavy equipment training. It doesn’t matter if you’re new to the field or an experienced operator, having some credentials to back up your experience is never a bad idea. Read more »

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COVID-19 increased the need for qualified workers in warehouse settings. This includes the role of packaging operator, who is an important part of quality control in any warehouse setting. What does a packaging operator do exactly? If you’re considering the field or if you’re currently working as a packaging operator, what are the certifications you’ll Read more »

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We’re in the thick of a staffing shortage again and you need an accountant. It’s a challenging time for employers seeking any kind of talent, let alone skilled workers from the accounting field. Accounting handles critical components for your business, from taxes, billing, payroll, and more. It’s not a function you can do without for Read more »

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Sustainable Logistics International makes a good point, “With climate change becoming an increasingly bipartisan issue, the PR value of operating green and efficient warehouses is substantial.” Reducing the carbon footprint of your warehouse will also reduce operational expenses on your bottom line. No matter what you think about the issue, making your warehouse a little Read more »

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It may sound like a chicken or the egg argument. Which is better when you’re applying for a job: Education or experience? Is it the college education that opens the door to management opportunities or will companies only look at concrete experience as their prerequisite? We have answers that may surprise you. Education vs. Experience: Read more »

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Warehouses are dangerous places but it’s easy to become complacent about your personal safety when those around you are bending the rules. They ignore warehouse safety rules at their peril; the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) says warehouses are a common cause of worker injury and even death. Here are some of the most Read more »

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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 »