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PRT Staffing You Landed the Dream Interview Now Ask the Right Questions Two Females at Interview

You Landed the Dream Interview: Now Ask the Right Questions!

All too often job applicants put so much time and effort into landing their dream interview that they forget to prepare for it properly by arming themselves with the right questions to ask.

Heading into your interview with an arsenal of well-thought-out questions is not only key for getting the job offer but can help you decide if you want to work for the company that is hiring.

“You probably already know that an interview isn’t just a chance for the hiring manager to grill you with interview questions – it’s your opportunity to sniff out whether a job is the right fit for you,” says The Muse.

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PRT Staffing Employers Must Fill Gaps as Record Number of Workers Quit Their Jobs

Employers Must Fill Gaps as Record Number of Workers Quit Their Jobs

Employers tasked with recovering from the economic blows of the COVID-19 pandemic are faced with the tightest labor market in memory with a record number of Americans quitting their jobs in August.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics “Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary” released on Oct. 12, 2021, showed a record 4.3 million voluntary left their jobs in August, up from 4 million that quit their jobs in July.

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PRT Staffing Fight Zoom Fatigue Tips for Employee Engagement Employees Gathered and Collaborating

10 Creative Ways to Approach Employee Engagement

It has been more than a year since many employees around the country started working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic and employee engagement remains an issue, especially during virtual meetings.

“With the switch to remote work, video calls have replaced traditional in-person meetings for many professionals, leading to new types of burnout altogether a la Zoom fatigue,” wrote R. Dallon Adams for TechRepublic.

Virtual meetings, touted as a panacea by many during the earlier days of the pandemic, are now part of the “new normal” for many companies, even for employees returning to the office as businesses incorporate social distancing at work in the face of Delta variant surge.

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The History of Labor Day

According to, there is speculation about who was responsible for coming up with the original idea of honoring workers. Two people are considered as possibilities for proposing a special worker's day: Matthew Maguire, who held the position of secretary of the Central Labor Union was one possibility, and Peter J. McGuire who cofounded the American Federation of Labor was the other.

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PRT Staffing Work Culture Promoting Positivity Think Positive Script on White Wall

Work Culture - Promoting Positivity

A positive, happy workforce is a productive workforce. But many employers are struggling with promoting positivity — especially during such a tumultuous time. With many employees now going back to the office, it behooves employers to consider what could improve their workplace culture.

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PRT Staffing Avoiding the Costly Mistake of Making a Bad Hire Man in Chair with Computer and Money Swirling

Avoiding the Costly Mistake of Making a Bad Hire

Making a bad hire is something that companies obviously want to avoid, yet nearly three in four have admitted to making this costly mistake.

“When it comes to costly workplace mistakes, few carry as hefty of a price tag as making a wrong hire,” according to a CareerBuilder survey.

The CareerBuilder survey was conducted online by Harris Poll and included a representative sample of 2,257 full-time hiring managers and human resource professionals and 3,697 full-time workers across industries and company sizes in the U.S. private sector.

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PRT Staffing Heat Safety Tips for Outside Workers Guy with Nausea

Heat Safety Tips for Outside Workers in Record-Setting Temperatures

Portland’s climate is rarely mistaken for South Florida or Death Valley, but the Northwest city known more for its gloom and drizzle hit temperatures over the weekend that would rival those found on any Miami Beach or Joshua Tree outing.

More than half of Portland’s residents do not have air conditioning because the average June high temperature is 74 degrees, but the mercury soared to 116 degrees on June 28 on the heels of 112 and 108 the previous two days.

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PRT Staffing Pros Cons Workplace Drug Testing Girl in Lab

The Pros and Cons of Workplace Drug Testing

Companies considering workplace drug testing programs should weigh the risks and rewards of implementing or not implementing testing.

“Employers must provide a safe work environment, and they want to ensure their employees are productive, but is maintaining a drug-testing program in furtherance of these goals worth the hassle?” Lisa Nagele-Piazza asks in a SHRM article. “The answer may depend on the workplace.”

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