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When Was the Last Time You Conducted a Safety Audit?

Safety audits are very necessary to make your organization’s safety regulations and precautions are functioning at peak effectiveness. It’s also very important to note what a safety audit is not. Safety audits are not routine inspections of equipment and facilities. They are specific audits of whether the systems that have been established for safety in… Read more »

What Is Your Strategy for Keeping Your Employees Working for You and Not Your Competition

In today’s employment market, demand for talented and reliable employees is very high. You need a strategy to keep your employees working for you rather than your competition. If you don’t currently have a strategy, don’t worry. Here are the key factors to include in retaining your employees. 1. Pay competitive wages Let’s face it,… Read more »

Important Questions You Should Be Asking Job Candidates

The questions you ask job candidates in an interview can reveal a great deal about how they will perform if they’re hired and about what motivates them. The best questions should give you a firm sense of who the top candidates for a position are. You should also make every effort to ask open-ended questions…. Read more »

Are You Investing in Continuous Learning for Your Employees?

Continuous learning is important in any workplace. It ensures employees do not become stagnant in their learning. Whether it’s new safety processes, learning how to operate recently purchased equipment or being groomed for a supervisory role, every workplace presents new material and new opportunities to employees. Continuous learning ensures they can take advantage of it…. Read more »

Four Ways to Attract Passive Job Seekers to Your Job Postings

In a vibrant economy with a low unemployment rate, such as we have now, you want to attract passive job seekers to your available job postings. Passive job seekers, of course, are those who are not actively looking for a job. They already have one, are not looking for a new one, and may not… Read more »

Important Tips on Managing Workplace Conflicts

Unfortunately, workplace conflict is part of life. Conflicts, whether they are interpersonal or stem from work-related issues, will happen at some point in all workplaces. The important thing is how you manage it. If conflict begins, don’t ignore it, hoping it will go away. It will only get worse. Here are some tips about the… Read more »

The Most Common Warehouse Injuries and How to Prevent Them

According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), warehouse work can be riskier than work in other types of industries. Warehouses are sites were heavy equipment is used, where heavy material is loaded and unloaded, and where mechanical equipment can pose dangers is not used and maintained properly. It’s important to know the… Read more »

Advantages of Hiring Through A Staffing Agency

You have to hire some more people. That means you have to take time from an already busy schedule to brainstorm what you need most and write a job description. You have to make sure everything you need is included in the job description. You have to determine where to place the job ad, or… Read more »

Five Things to Make You a Better Leader

Leadership is one of the most important qualities a manager can have. It means that your team will follow orders. It means you can develop new policies and procedures, and know they’ll be followed. It means your team will respect you. But leadership isn’t always easy. It has to be constantly developed, just like everything… Read more »

Tips to Increase Employee Retention

Keeping your employees is important. When someone knows your procedures and policies leaves your company, you are going to have to recruit, hire and train to replace them. That’s time-consuming for you. It’s also costly. It can cost from 30% to 50% of an entry-level salary just to find a new person. What are the… Read more »

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