3 Easy Ways Manufacturers Reduce Turnover

  Employee turnover is something every manufacturing company must manage. The cost of an employee leaving is often quite high, so focusing on retention can help businesses craft a strong workforce for the long haul and limit the amount of time, energy, and money that must be committed to finding replacement workers. Luckily, there are… Read More »

This Summer is the Right Time to Kick-Start Your Wellness Program

  When it comes to selecting or choosing to remain with an employer, professionals are putting more emphasis on the organization’s culture than ever before. This means that providing benefits and perks, like a wellness program, can work in your favor. While the idea of creating a wellness program seems challenging, there are a number… Read More »

Use Your Leadership Skills to Keep Employees Happier Longer

  Your company’s leadership team plays a big role in how employees feel while on the job. Often, managers are largely responsible for the culture of a workplace and have a significant impact on morale and engagement among workers. One issue tends to be that leaders are often preoccupied with overseeing company products and services,… Read More »

Increase Your Workplace Diversity with These Tips

  Companies understand the need to support workplace diversity, but many businesses aren’t sure how to change their hiring approach to attract more top female candidates. Organizations often default to perks oriented to their women employees including anything from providing feminine products for free in the company restrooms to providing spaces dedicated to breastfeeding mothers.… Read More »

Follow These Tips to Set Temp Employees Up For Success

  When your business could benefit from an extra person on a short-term basis, bring in temp employees may be the ideal solution.  In order to ensure that the person brought in has the highest chance to succeed, consider the following tips are part of your hiring plan. Clearly State the Job Requirements The first… Read More »

Beware These Common (And Expensive!) Workplace Injuries

  Workplace injuries and illnesses cost companies an astonishing $170 billion per year in treatment costs.  By taking the time to develop proper safety procedures, you can reduce your annual costs by approximately 20 to 40 percent, leaving more money to be used for development, growth, or other key business areas. If you are looking… Read More »

Should You Be Asking Candidates About Their Long-Term Career Goals?

  Whether you ask candidates where they see themselves in 10 years, or directly inquire about their long-term career goals, a form of this interview question has been around for ages.  While it may feel like a platitude, understanding where a candidate would like to be can provide valuable insights.  Even if an interviewee fails… Read More »

How Can Hiring Temp Workers Improve Your Workplace?

  Are there times when you wish you had one more set of hands around the workplace? Maybe an employee is on extended leave, or your business experiences seasonal fluctuations in demand?  Maybe there is a large project looming and it will be difficult to integrate these duties amongst the other day-to-day tasks that must… Read More »

Why “Hiring People Smarter Than You” is a Good Leadership Practice

  There are so many management professionals out there who refuse to hire people smarter than them because they fear it will lead to them losing their job. The simple fact of the matter, however, is that it is important to hire people smarter than you for various reasons. One of those reasons is that… Read More »

The Real Reason Your Best Salespeople Are Leaving

  Running a company takes a lot of blood, sweat, tears, heartache and energy. You can’t just sit back and hope success finds you. All companies, even the most successful ones, have trouble keeping employees on the payroll for various reasons. You might be wondering why your best salespeople keep leaving. Well, this is a… Read More »