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5 Employer Failures You Shouldn’t Stand For

Contributed Post When you accept a position at a company, it’s important to be aware that the business owner has responsibilities that must be upheld. There are plenty of company owners who hope that employees won’t notice their failings and will continue to work for them regardless. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happens with employees continuing to work for employers who fail to provide benefits, offer protection or even pay them the right amount. Don’t stand for this in your job and make sure you hold your employer to a high standard. Image Source Failing To Protect You Office and business injuries are incredibly common. If you’re not careful, you can end up in a business where accidents simply aren’t taken seriously at all. This could…
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4 Things to Do If You are Continually Being Overlooked at Work

Contributed Post There is no feeling more demoralising than arriving at work and feeling unwanted and undervalued. You feel like you work your socks off for this company and they never give you the credit you deserve. They don’t take health and safety seriously, they never give you any compliments about your work and you are never given promotional prospects. It is true that being overlooked at work is an upsetting feeling that can cause long term health issues and stress. You need to take a stand and fight for what you deserve in the workplace using these four tried and tested methods. Explore Your Rights If you suspect that your workplace has exposed you to hazardous substances then you have every right to explore…
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The Challenges Of Moving For Work

A new start in a new place is sometimes necessary to shake things up and relieve those itchy feet. The great thing about being a writer is that it can be done anywhere, offering some excellent opportunities for travel and new experiences. If you work in an industry where you are offered the chance to travel, you should take it – but know that it is not without its challenges. Here are some of the things you should consider when moving for work that could benefit you if you decide to take the plunge. Image: Pixabay Language Language is a reason that puts many people off moving to a new country, but these days it’s easier than ever to pick up a new language. Some…
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Workplace Safety: It’s More Important Than You Think!

Image Source You hear a lot of jargon about risk assessments and health and safety that you need to be aware of in business. When you’re the employee working for someone, you have training on how to handle a disaster, how to react in a fire and you even have work station assessments for your own comfort. When you own your own business, it’s your turn to ensure that the people you work with are safe, comfortable and healthy. No one wants to work in a death trap or somewhere they don’t feel entirely safe, and rightly so. As a business owner, not only will you be conscious of the safety of those working in the same building and office as you, but you’ll have…
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Some Of The Most Undervalued Jobs In The World

Photo sourced from The Blue Diamond Gallery A large percentage of people in employment are not content with their job. In America for example, 30% of workers view their current work as a ´job to get them by´ and 47% of employees state that they do not identify with their current job, according to statistics carried out in the US. With so many individuals struggling to enjoy their job, it comes as no surprise that those who do find a career they value, are considered to be very fortunate. One measure of satisfaction is the experience of getting a sense of identity from a job. Interestingly, 62% of adults working in the healthcare industry and 70% of those working in education claim to get a…
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