Posts Tagged: Industrial Staffing Houston

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Keeping everyone on the job as safe as possible is the right thing to do, speaking just from a basic human standpoint. After all, any accident could literally ruin (or end) someone’s life. But even from a strict amoral accounting calculus, encouraging safety remains a key priority. Bottom line: It’s more than just a good… Read more »

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You’ve gone through the painful slog of a candidate search and the candidates you’ve found represent the human equivalents of a shrug emoji. Basically, you and everyone in HR have traded emails giving various elaborated versions of a single sentiment: meh. What now? Pick the best out of the pile of “meh” and move on… Read more »

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There’s a lot of advice out there about what to include on your resume. However, it’s equally important to think about the things that should get left off. Resumes exist on a thin line. HR folks sift through a lot of them each time a position gets posted. They aren’t in a mood for any… Read more »

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The job of a manager is getting the most out of as little as possible. Stretching resources and improving efficiency lead to higher profitability and an improved ability to grow over time. But these abilities aren’t strictly in the manager’s control. Employees play a big role. A worker who can provide flexibility goes a long… Read more »

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The scariest thing about unemployment? You might think it’s the prospect of staying out of work for a long time (we’ve all heard the horror stories). But nothing will make you lose sleep more than getting a job offer you don’t really want. Think about it. You’ve spent months tirelessly sending out resumes, wearing out… Read more »

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Sometimes it’s hard to take the idea of a company culture seriously. The concept can quickly devolve into a series of buzzwords and unrealized good intentions. Talk surrounding culture building can get very new age-y very quickly – the realm of corporate gurus and the business versions of self-help books. Setting aside the hype, though,… Read more »

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Many companies have chief safety officers, or other executives tasked with promoting a safe workplace. This represents a great way to signal commitment and is a good first step to achieving long-term safety goals. However, it also suggests a safe workplace is a concern that can be separated from the overall workflow. It’s someone else’s… Read more »

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Fatigue is a problem that labor staffing services and Houston businesses are acutely aware of because of its capacity to be a major safety risk. In July of 2017, the National Safety Council launched an initiative on occupational fatigue. What they found is that in addition to an increase in workplace risk, there are long-term… Read more »

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If you are searching for industrial jobs, the idea of networking may not have crossed your mind. Looking for a new job can be stressful, and the last thing many employees want to do is reach out to others, but in reality, a significant portion of the population utilizes a professional network during their job… Read more »

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When you think about “networking,” you probably think of white-collar workers hobnobbing at conferences, seminars and swanky downtown establishments. Did you know that networking is just as important for laborers and industrial professionals? No matter what business you’re in, it is important to forge relationships with people who can help you advance your career. If… Read more »