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Did You Know? According to the National Fire Protection Association, supplemental heating equipment is the leading cause of home fires from December through February, and the second leading cause of home fires year-round. Keep the following safety precautions in mind when using such equipment, like space heaters. Use these tips to safely use space heaters:… Read more »

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Although you may feel as though you have a handle on your business, you may be in the dark regarding your employees’ satisfaction with the company as a whole, your policies or the way employees are treated. Without having this knowledge, you cannot successfully increase employee morale and loyalty to the company, nor can you… Read more »

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Workers impaired by drugs or alcohol can cause serious damage to your business in the form of increased absenteeism, lower productivity, higher health care costs, higher workers’ compensation claims, and more on-the-job injuries and accidents. In order to maintain a safe and productive work environment, employers should take action to stop substance abuse. A cornerstone… Read more »

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Cybersafety isn’t just a job for your IT department or contractor. Cyber attacks and data breaches have become far more common and far more costly in recent years. According to a 2018 Ponemon Institute study, 27% of data breaches are caused by negligent employees or contractors. Protect yourself and your organization by remembering these tips:… Read more »

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Nearly 80 percent of Americans consider their jobs stressful. While it may not be possible to eliminate job stress altogether, you can learn to manage it effectively. Common job stressors include a heavy workload, intense pressure to perform at high levels, job insecurity, long work hours, excessive travel, office politics and conflicts with co-workers. While… Read more »

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Your business needs to be prepared for anything, even the most unexpected disaster.   You must consider common risks, such as criminal activity or natural disasters. To protect your company against such threats, it is important that you have effective security preparation and disaster response plans. Without prior planning, you leave your company open to financial… Read more »

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Essential Pros, a leading staffing agency, is now offering a franchising opportunity! Essential Pros sits in a great position in the franchise market with a strong operating model in place and a strong differentiation from the rest of the competition in the franchise marketplace. The business system of Essential Pros has been developed and refined… Read more »

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National Staffing Employee Week salutes the temporary and contract employees who contribute to the economy of Nebraska and that of the entire nation. National Staffing Employee Week is September 16-22 this year. This special week provides the perfect opportunity to thank our temporary and contract employees for their contributions. We appreciate all of our employees… Read more »

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You carefully recruited, screened, and tested several applicants for that new position. When the time came to make a hiring decision, you confidently selected the most qualified candidate. But two months later, the new hire resigned, confessing that she “never felt part of the company.” The right first impression is everything, and a poor employee… Read more »