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April 2017


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The Purge: 12 Steps to Spring Clean Your Work Wardrobe

The Purge: 12 Steps to Spring Clean Your Work Wardrobe

Pack away the layers. Ditch those dated pieces. And revamp your work wardrobe this spring! Here's how.

How to Get AMAZING LinkedIn Recommendations

How to Get AMAZING LinkedIn Recommendations

Aiming for a raise, promotion or even a new job? Let your LinkedIn profile do the "heavy lifting" for you.

Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop?

Waiting for the Other Shoe to Drop?

Do you find it difficult to trust and feel optimistic? Here are five actions to help you see the best in situations and people.


Lift Safely!

Lifting heavy items is a leading cause of workplace injury. Use these smart lifting practices from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to stay safe while on assignment:

  1. Choose the correct approach for each load to be lifted. Sometimes it's appropriate to lift with the legs; other times the back should be used to lift.
  2. Use your "power zone" for lifting, keeping the object close to the body, between mid-thigh and mid-chest height.
  3. Use proper handholds to make lifting easier and reduce the risk of injury. Make handholds large enough to accommodate your hand size, so edges do not dig into fingers and palms.
  4. Pushing is generally preferable to pulling large loads, as it allows you to use large muscle groups and apply more force to the load (without risking strain or injury).

Reminder: Alkar Human Resources is committed to keeping you safe on the job. Please call us at 707-224-5468 any time your work conditions or assignment duties are changed.


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Reader, ready to change jobs, change careers or increase your flexibility this spring? Alkar Human Resources has more openings than ever!

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