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The Difference Between Laid-Off and Fired and Its Importance for An Interview

Here are typically three ways in which employees leave their job: by being fired, laid off, or quitting voluntarily. If you’re going to qualify for… Read more »

Don’t Be Fooled By “Title-Fluffing” When Interviewing for a Job

As corporations have diversified, they have also created a slew of fancy titles. Take Coca-Cola and Marriott, for instance, who both employ “chief blogging officers.” And… Read more »

Is Your 9-to-5 Becoming Monotonous? Here Are Some Tips

Once upon a time, you were excited about your job. You enjoyed getting up in the morning, and your workdays… Read more »

A Day in the Life of a Process Technician

Process technicians are employed in several industries, manufacturing among them. They are responsible for monitoring and improving the engineering and… Read more »

Workplace Safety: Regulating Chemical Exposure

Chemical hazards and toxic substances pose not only health hazards such as irritation, sensitization, and carcinogenicity but also physical dangers… Read more »

Falling Asleep on the Night Shift? Splash Some Cold Water on Your Face

It’s a common problem for those who work at night: at some point during the shift; you’ll get an almost… Read more »

4 Tips to Deal with a Coworker Who Brings Your Mood Down

You probably already know that when happy people surround you, you also get happier. And when you’re around negative people,… Read more »

Why It’s Important to Know Your Limitation When Lifting Heavy Objects

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported that over 36 percent of injuries involving missed workdays were the result of shoulder and… Read more »

What Does It Mean When an Interviewer Says You Are “Overqualified for the Position”?

You’ve just aced the interview and are convinced that a job offer is on its way. Then the hiring manager… Read more »

How Expectations for Employees to Work Overtime Can Kill Your Retention Rate

Most employers have set unrealistic expectations for their workers at one time or another. When they do, they often use… Read more »