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What Happens When a Serious Injury Occurs at Work? Deciding on future employment.
In the last ten years the rate of accidents at work has fallen, although in 2013/14 over 600,000 people still reported being injured in the workplace. These have shown signs of levelling off in recent years though. There were 133 fatal work incidents too, which is over a fifty percent decrease from 20 years ago. The majority of accidents at work usually result in a few days off sick. Serious injury cases are thankfully fairly rare, although when they do occur it can understandably be a stressful time for the employee and employer. There are a number of steps taken...
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3 Signs Your Career Is At A Standstill
Sometimes you may find yourself bored at work – but is it really boredom or has your career come to a standstill? Either way, it is no way to progress in your career. Take action to change the situation! There are several reasons why you may be feeling bored or stuck in your career. Some of the common reasons include: 1. You’ve reached the top or you haven’t seen a promotion in a long time. In many careers, there is a particular path that is followed to move up. If you’ve progressed and reached the top, there may be no...
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NEW! How To Post a Job For Free on Pure Jobs
  Many job posting Site offer free job advertising but if you going to post a job you want to your next candidate to be relevant and get great results regardless if the site is free or not.  So with that being said, you can post a job for free online, and now that include Pure Jobs! For recruiter and employers looking post their jobs to a community of 16 million engaged, informed job seeking candidates, Pure jobs is offering a limited offer a free $50 credit towards any job posting or job advertising campaign.  To get started click on the link “Post a job...
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3 Amazing Career Secrets EVERY Student Must Know
“Get realistic,” everyone told her. “You’ll be competing with hundreds of thousands of other smart, hard-working and driven new graduates.” Nicolette Weinbaum was freshman in college when she discovered the importance of becoming professionally independent. With all of the tough competition happening today, she knew that she’d have to do something immediately if she wanted to land a career she loved. “Having a good job right out of school could put me on a promising professional path,” she said. “Financial stability and independence was always a huge factor in the back of every student’s mind too; especially when I consider...
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Social Media Guidelines For Young Professionals
Social media tools, like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, can be valuable resources in not only networking with people you already know, but also with expanding your network to others. The old adage about it’s not what you know, but who you know is alive and well in the world of work, so use social media and your connections creatively to find and secure a job. Social media, though, also has dangers for the young professional. Savvy young professionals know there are social media guidelines that must be followed. Here are some social media guidelines that every young professional should think...
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4 Amazing Tips For The DIY Resume Writer
One of the reasons that I offer this free blog on resume writing is to explain what goes into a great resume. Another reason is to give back where I can: to help people who are trying to write their own resumes. Free resume help is also available from the public library, many high school and college career centers, and some nonprofits. If you are a DIY resume writer: 1. Do not let yourself get befuddled with advice. There are dozens of ways to write a good resume and all of them are valid. Limit the number of books you consult...
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9 Ways To Tune Out Office Distractions
Office distractions are all around us. And they are getting increasingly more difficult to tune out. There are so many ways our boss, customers and teammates can reach us to break our focus, it makes it challenging to get things done. Maybe this is why we are all so very busy each and every day. It makes it challenging to get anything done. You get emails, texts, phone calls all day long for so many different people. There are countless meetings on the schedule, so much so that when you are done with calls and meetings it seems you have...
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5 Quick Tips For More Confident Networking
Networking with strangers can be a terrifying experience for many people, especially when it’s in-person. What do you say? What if you’re awkward? What if you don’t make a good first impression? 1. Know How To Break The Ice Struggling for ice breakers? Instead of trying to memorize one-liners, keep things simple. “A simple ‘Hello, my name is ___’ is more than sufficient if said with a smile,” said LoDolce. “Or, my favorite, ‘So, what brings you here?'” 2. Get Warmed up Don’t start batting without a few practice swings! Make sure you talk to a few people before you...
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The 3 important Things YOU Need To Know About Resumes
So, you think you know everything about resumes, huh? Well, that’s good, but a lot of people really don’t. Let’s clear up a few things. Here are three things EVERYONE needs to know about resumes: 1. Your resume should be strictly fact-based. If your resume has any adjectives or any other subjective terms, you need to hit the Delete button ASAP. Employers and recruiters are looking for hard facts and skills. They are NOT looking for subjective statements like “hardworking team player” or “results-driven.”   Ew. Get. Away. Let’s stick to the facts, shall we? Only list hard skills and...
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6 Ways To Make Your Boss Love You
Has your relationship with your boss suddenly changed (and you’re not sure why)? It’s smart of you to notice, and even smarter of you to do something about it. So many of us settle for an unhealthy relationship with our manager, hoping that it will eventually blow over. The truth is, relationships are a lot like icebergs – what you see above the water is usually rooted in something much bigger happening beneath the surface. What you may experience as a pattern of sharp feedback or increased micromanaging might be rooted in something bigger. Even if it’s not, sweeping these...
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