According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mental health problems are among the largest overall health concerns in the United States, as an estimated 1 in 5 adults experience mental illness each year. Additionally, over half (56%) of employees reported that stress and anxiety have impacted their productivity in the workplace, according… Read more »
Job searching can be exhaustive and often frustrating, particularly when you are doing it solo. By working with Essential Personnel you will be working with individuals who possess industry knowledge and have strong connections with local business decision makers. To make the most of working with a recruiter, here are a few tips: Know what… Read more »
Back exercises are some of the most important things you can do to strengthen your muscles and prevent injuries. Lower back exercises, combined with overall good physical fitness, will keep occupational injuries at bay. Try these exercises to strengthen your back, aiming for 10 minutes most days of the week. Exercises for Your Lower Back… Read more »
Heat and humidity can cause several different types of heat-related illnesses such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Knowing the signs and symptoms of each type of heat-related illness will help to keep you safe on the job. Normally, the body has ways of keeping itself cool by allowing heat to escape through… Read more »
Have you heard of personal branding, but aren’t sure where to start? Here is a helpful guide: Differentiate yourself from other potential candidates Increase your visibility and credibility in the job market Occupy a unique and competitive position in a potential employer’s mind Ultimately land the job you want Position yourself for a more successful… Read more »
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Most of us know it is smart to save money for those big-ticket items we really want to buy, such as a new television, car or home. But you may not realize that probably the most expensive thing you will ever buy in your lifetime is your retirement. Perhaps you’ve never thought of “buying” your… Read more »
About 25,000 house fires and 300 deaths are attributed to space heaters each year. They’re mostly caused when a heater is placed too close to curtains, bedding, or upholstered furniture, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. In addition, 6,000 people end up in emergency rooms with burns from touching a heater’s hot surface. (Consumer… Read more »