4 Things to Help You Fit In With Your New Co-Workers

First days are hard. When you land that new job, there’s the initial sense of elation. But as you come in for that first day, it’s common to be struck by a bout of nerves.   Doubts set in: Will I get along with my new boss? Will my work meet expectations? And maybe the… Read more »

How to Keep Sickness in Your Workplace From Spreading to Your Entire Staff

It’s flu season again, and this year has been particularly bad. There are reports of widespread outbreaks and even stories of a handful of tragic flu-related deaths. This terrible human toll, correctly, gets most of the attention, but there is a less visible consequence to a bad flu season: the impact on business.   According… Read more »

Are You Asking Your Candidates the Right Interview Questions to Ensure You’re Hiring the Safest Workers?

Safety is a key concern in every workplace. Lives and livelihoods are at stake, not to mention thousands (or even millions) of dollars stemming from potential lost productivity and lawsuits.   With that in mind, it’s important to start the process of ensuring safety as early as possible. At the beginning in fact, in the… Read more »

How to Deal With a Co-Worker’s Negative Attitude

We all know the feeling. That tightening of the stomach. That leadening of the steps as we walk toward the car in the morning. The slumping of the shoulders as we enter the door, bringing our minds back to high school bullies.   Working with someone who is aggressively negative can sap your productivity and… Read more »