Work-Life Balance When Returning to Work

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Work Life Balance

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has transformed the workplace. In the “new normal” created by the pandemic, employees have increasingly worked from home. This has led many workers to stay connected to one another via video and phone calls, text messages, and emails rather than in-person meetings. As a result, these workers have done their part to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and continue to… Read more »

How to Decide Which Work Shift Is Best for Your Lifestyle

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Creating a work schedule

You want a work shift that complements your lifestyle — and you need to plan accordingly. That way, you can work a shift that allows you to optimize your productivity without hampering your ability to make the most of your free time.   Ultimately, there are several questions you need to consider to decide which work shift is… Read more »

Three Ways To Adopt A Healthy Lifestyle When Working A Night Shift

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When you work the night shift, it can feel impossible to maintain a healthy lifestyle. When your schedule is the opposite of your natural instincts, it can be difficult to find time to make healthy choices. The good news is that though it takes some extra effort, you can adopt a healthy lifestyle when working… Read more »

I Am An Engineer, Are Certifications Worth The Effort?

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You can work as an engineer in Canada with just a degree, but a professional engineer certification (P.Eng.) is something that many engineers pursue to advance their careers. So, is this certification worth the effort and cost?   What Are The Advantages of a P.Eng.?   When you hold a P.Eng. in Canada, you are licensed to… Read more »

Avoid Hand Injuries At Work With These Tips

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Manufacturing employees work mainly with their hands, which leads to an unfortunately high occurrence of hand injuries.  If you work in manufacturing, use these tips to stay safe and protect your hands on the job. Common Causes of Hand Injuries Each year, over a million manufacturing workers suffer a hand injury that requires emergency medical… Read more »

You Didn’t Get The Position, Now What?

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Manufacturing job searches are extremely stressful. You spend hours every week combing job boards, completing applications, preparing for interviews, going to interviews and following up. When you put so much time and effort into something, it can be deflating to find out you did not get a position you really wanted. Rejection bruises the ego,… Read more »

These Soft Skills Will Get You Hired

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When preparing for manufacturing job interviews, it is important to practice answering questions related to your skills and work experience. These factors will help you get hired but today’s employers are also looking for more. They are also looking for soft skills – less tangible skills that determine how you work as a member of… Read more »

The Best Way to Follow Up After an Interview

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The most difficult part of any job search can be the waiting time after an interview. Once the hiring process is completely out of your hands and in the hands of the hiring manager, all you can do is wait and wonder. Follow-up in this phase is important because it shows your continued interest in… Read more »

Tips for Balancing Your Healthcare Career and Keeping Your Family Healthy at Home

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Healthcare is a truly rewarding field, but it is also extremely stressful and requires long hours away from home. Maintaining a strong-work-life balance and focusing on physical and mental health can be difficult for most healthcare professionals. However, with some focus and forethought, you can succeed. Know Your Priorities It’s easy for priorities to get… Read more »

4 Advantages of Using Telehealth

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Telehealth has been an option for providers and for patents for many years, but in 2020, it became more popular than ever as COVID-19 forced social distancing measures. Doctors and patients who had resisted telehealth before found themselves with little choice but to use it, and now physicians are discovering the real advantages of adopting… Read more »