Does Your Workplace Focus on Well-Being?

    Employee wellness is critical if you want your company to thrive, and it is not an issue you should expect your workers to address only during their off-hours. If your organization is not focused on the well-being of your staff, preventable problems may occur that harm productivity and morale. Luckily, your company can… Read More »

How to Handle Unhappy Employees

    Every workplace has its fair share of unhappy employees. In some cases, they are simply dissatisfied with aspects of their role or with their boss. In others, personal challenges are impacting their overall mood, influencing how they feel about every part of their life. Regardless of the reason, it is still important for… Read More »

What You Need to Do for Employees on Their Way Out

  As a manager, letting people go is one of the toughest aspects of your job. While it is necessary at times, handling the situation professionally is not always easy, regardless of whether the employee is being terminated for a performance issue, something more severe, or factors that are outside of everyone’s control. When an… Read More »

5 Hiring Lessons Learned the Hard Way

  If you want your company to thrive, then hiring the right people needs to be a priority. A single bad hire can derail productivity, hinder morale, and harm the bottom line. Plus, replacing an employee can take a significant amount of time, leaving you shorthanded for a period and further damaging operations. Learning how… Read More »

Start Attracting Better Employees

  It’s a job seeker’s market. Candidates are empowered to pick and choose between opportunities, allowing better employees to focus on positions that can elevate their career and meet their other needs. Today, workers are putting additional focus on company culture. If the physical environment, general mood, and mission and values of the organization do… Read More »

5 Tips to Make – And Keep – Your Employees Happy

  Workplace morale commonly ebbs and flows. Everything from increasing or decreasing workloads to shifts in the seasons can impact the mood in your workplace, and not always for the better. Luckily, there are things you can do as an employer to counteract declines in morale, empowering you to improve the mood of your staff.… Read More »

Important Information on Michigan’s Paid Leave

  Michigan’s Paid Medical Leave Act will take effect on March 29, 2019.  The Act requires most employers in Michigan to provide up to 40 hours of paid medical leave for certain eligible employees to use for the employee’s own medical condition, to care for a family member’s medical condition, and in other emergency situations. … Read More »

Use These Tips to Make Safety Training Engaging

  Engagement is critical for the learning process. If the material or approach do not capture the attention of your employees, your safety training will not be as effective. This could result in knowledge gaps, injuries, or worse, simply because your team was not giving the training their full attention. Finding ways to make your… Read More »

Why Great Candidates Aren’t Applying to Your Jobs

  Hiring is one of the most crucial parts of operating a company. Without the right employees, the business may struggle or fail to thrive, harming productivity and profitability. Figuring out how to attract high-quality candidates can feel like a challenge, especially if your job postings aren’t garnering the expected level of attention and you… Read More »

There’s a New Safety Priority at Your Workplace

  If your work environment is loud, noise-induced hearing loss is a possibility. Companies across the country are striving to limit these risks by providing employees with suitable amounts of protection and working to reduce high decibel levels. One OSHA report shows organizations have had to pay out around $1.5 million in damages for failing… Read More »