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How to Safely Have Fun in the Sun this 4th of July Weekend

In spite of the tense political scene, Americans will eagerly celebrate our nation’s birthday.  Picnics and fireworks rank high on the agenda. In the midst of all the fun, don’t forget to take the following safety precautions to ensure your holiday weekend…

The 10 Most Common Interview Questions

Have an interview coming up? The best thing that you can do to prepare is to think through the questions you're likely to be asked and formulate answers ahead of time. Here are the 10 most common interview questions and how…

ban the box- avoid paying penalties!

Ban the box- you could pay the penalty for asking about criminal actions. A recent employment report estimated one in four adults have a criminal record.  The same report indicated employers using background checks to screen potential employees have quadrupled. This…

8 Keys to Reducing Absenteeism & Tardiness

Absenteeism and tardiness can have a significant impact on a company, including lost productivity, increased overtime costs, and elevated stress among the employees left to pick up the slack. To help manage these issues, it is a best practice for all…

locks of love!

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All-Natural Flu Stopper

  Unlike the common cold, flu symptoms come on suddenly. You will feel achy all over, feverish, often with congestion, sore throat and cough. The second you feel fluish, take one tablespoon of liquid lecithin (available at health-food stores). Lecithin, an extract,…

the art of self sabotage

Reprinted with permission from Doug Fleener of Dynamic Experiences Group. A Retail customer experience consulting firms that helps companies improve their customer experience and their sales results. This was a very timely article that came across the other day. When you read…

Favorite Thanksgiving traditions!

Food Fun Olives, anyone? More than one family we surveyed said that eating olives is a must-have food for the day. Another family fights over who gets the turnips. And don't forget the wishbone tradition: two lucky guests - often little…

Why You Can’t Afford to Hire the Wrong Employee

Practices that lack a dedicated human resources department to handle the many steps to finding a new employee, are more likely to hire a worker that is a poor fit. Instead of hiring quickly or taking a poor candidate because they…