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3 Career Lessons from James Alexander

Veteran, leader and Marathon team member. When you walk onto the production floor and spot James at work, it’s hard to tell him apart from your typical, high-performing Marathon team member.  He gets to work on time, greets everyone with a smile, and believes in a culture of workplace safety.  But even people familiar with …

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Soft Skills

Today’s job interviews no longer consist of meeting with company management, reviewing your resume, and sitting through a series of questions. These days, smart companies are getting  creative. Although hard skills are still evaluated during the hiring process, soft skills are keenly evaluated, too. NEWS FLASH: Companies have figured out that traditional resumes and interviews …

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Workplace Safety Update: Oxy being phased out for Ohio workers with chronic pain

Workplace Safety Update: Oxy being phased out for Ohio workers with chronic pain

The misuse and over-prescribing of opioids has played a major role in fueling the opioid crisis. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 80% of people who began using heroin started after being prescribed and misusing prescribed pain pills. The workers compensation bureau began phasing out reimbursements for Oxycontin and its traditional generic Oxycodone on June 1 …

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3 Reasons Why Personal Branding Matters

Personal branding is about promoting the chief skills and experiences that uniquely position you to achieve important goals. Most people think of brands when they think of companies.  But each of us has a personal brand, too—a brand that can be used to market ourselves. Promoting yourself judiciously can lead to becoming the next great …

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How will the proposed DOL salary level test affect your organization?

How will the proposed DOL salary level test affect your organization?

Because of proposed changes by the Department of Labor, it’s time to reassess any employees you’ve classified as exempt. The new changes will affect an estimated 1M+ exempt employees who will become eligible for overtime pay. Are you ready for the new salary-level test that goes into effect in January 2020? The final regulations should …

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