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First-Day Frights? Here are 5 Tips for a fierce first impression.

Fidgety-Fred and Anxious-Annie - it’s time to nix those first-day fears and prepare yourself for a fierce first impression at your new job! Making a positive impression on your first day of work is critical to your ongoing success at your new organization. Realize that the first 7 seconds of a person’s impression of you will hold precedence of their image of you in that same context (i.e. the workplace) unless you take multiple corrective measures to shift it. In other words, if you come across as a plain potato or a messy bowl of noodles on your first day, people [...]

Staying Safe At Work: Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Are you equipped with all the safety protocols, required tools and equipment to perform your job according to the Occupational Health & Safety Act (OHSA)? Get informed about your rights and responsbilities on the job.   "Better safe than sorry." It's a saying we've been told since we were around 5 years old. While playing it safe won't get you much of a return in the stock market, it'll make sure you return to work in one piece every day when working in a production role. The last thing you or your employer wants is a worker in a compromised [...]

How does Temp-to-Perm work? Kind of like Magical Markers.

You can look at temp-to-perm positions kind of like a dry-erase marker transforming into a sharpie. Now, what the chemical likelihood of this happening is...I wouldn't know. I took chemistry a loooonnnggg time ago. But what I can tell you is this: They both look a lot alike and paint a pretty similar picture - except that one picture can be changed around, re-created and built upon while the other is the final image that stays in place. Make sense? Let's go to the whiteboard to draw things out a little bit more... When you get signed onto a temp-to-perm position you are [...]

Workplace Safety in Ontario: Are You Equipped For the Occupational Health and Safety Act?

"Better safe than sorry." It's a saying we've been told since we were five years old. While playing it safe won't get you much of a return in the stock market, it'll make sure you return to work in one piece every day when working in a production role. The last thing you or your employer wants is a worker in a compromised position or vulnerable state due to improper safety protocols. Stay safe with the equipment and knowledge you need about workplace safety.   What Are Your Occupational Health & Safety Rights  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) [...]

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