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Well-Managed Stress Can Be a Path to Success

We often think of stress as a bad thing. But well-managed stress can be a path to success. Saying “I’m so stressed!” doesn’t exactly conjure feelings of energy, focus, or motivation. Yet those are some of the positive benefits of stress. In addition, stress can boost memory, improve task efficiency and warn of danger.  In… Read More »

13 Tips to Beat the Job Seeker Blues

Financial insecurity – or the possibility of it – can make you feel overwhelmed, which can lead to feeling depressed and unmotivated.  The very thing you don’t want to feel when you need a new job! So how do you beat the job seeker blues? Here are 13 job search tips that can help you… Read More »

3 Easy Ways to Budget for Your Best Life

If you’re like most people, you don’t have a budget.  Gallup’s most recent poll says just 32% of American’s do. Why budget?  As you earn more, it can really help you live your best life.  That’s right, instead of looking at a budget as restricting, see it for what it can do for you!  For… Read More »

The Happiness Factor in Keeping Great Employees

Turnover is costly, and when something costs too much, making it cost less requires that you know more about it.  Understanding why employees leave is critical to knowing how to keep them.  So why do they leave? According to Gallup, that’s a question you should be gathering data on when they do.  Exit surveys can… Read More »

Finding Employment and Building Teams Made Even Easier

Are you searching for the right career or employee? Our new Cleveland Professional Division makes finding employment and building teams even easier! Whether they need dozens of production workers, or just the right technical or administrative professional, Northeast Ohio organizations know they can rely on GreatWork. Brooklyn Branch Manager Betsy Perez is excited to be… Read More »

Advance Your Warehouse Career

Warehouse employment continues to rise, and employees make up 65% of distribution costs. As such an important part of the business, warehouse employees have options if they decide they want to grow with the company. Rising Warehouse Employment 2009-2019 Some job titles to reach for include: Forklift Operator Machinist Technician Shift Manager Engineer Operations Manager… Read More »

Help the Hunt with Hashtags!

The number of recruiters and companies using social media is high and growing – as high as 96% as of 2015. As a job seeker, that means you benefit by spending some time on social media.  One of the quickest ways to stay in touch without endless scrolling and searching is to follow hashtags.  Here… Read More »

Not Your Father’s Manual Labor

These aren’t your father’s manual labor jobs.  Manufacturing, warehouse and trucking jobs have changed.  They require higher levels of skill and often much less heavy lifting and sweat-inducing labor than in the past.  That’s why some are throwing out the term blue collar in favor of a newer generation term like “Industrial Artisans”. According to… Read More »

Ugh…Unplanned Downtime

The leading cause of your equipment not running is its age.  According to maintenance managers and plant leaders, preventive maintenance is their top way to assure a safe and productive operation. The 2019 survey of maintenance professionals in process, discrete and hybrid industries by Advanced Technology Services (ATS) also found the key challenge, by a… Read More »