June is National Safety Month …

11 tips for effective workplace housekeeping …  Click here We are trying to work to raise awareness of what it takes to keep each other safe. Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities.… Read More »

Use These Tips to Create a Brighter Springtime Workplace

  The cold weather is behind us and the springtime is bringing warmer temperatures and lots of sunshine to Michigan and Ohio … finally! Many workers have been cooped up in their offices, cubicles, and plants for far too long. It’s time to bring the springtime into the workplace with these creative ideas. Dejunk the… Read More »

Are Your Workplace Policies Ready for new Legalized Marijuana Legislature?

  2016 has seen the legalization of marijuana for medical use in 23 U.S. states and the District of Columbia, and recreational use in four states, prompting the update of human resources policies surrounding drug use. A Society for Human Resource Management survey from earlier this year indicates that 90 percent of organizations still do… Read More »

New Year, Same Old Hiring Mistakes!

As the saying goes, “Old habits die hard”. This is very true when it comes to many aspects of business, including recruitment practices. Oftentimes the HR team or the recruitment team goes into a New Year wanting to do things better, but keeps falling into the same old ways of doing things. The problem is… Read More »

Team-Building Activities to Bring Your Workforce Closer Around the Holidays

With all the cheerful spirits and excitement, the holiday season is the perfect time to bring your team together for some bonding. It can also be an opportune time to plan some team-building activities that bring the workplace closer around the holiday months. Just before you send them off for a few days with their… Read More »

Bickering Co-Workers? Here’s What Employers Can Do

  One of the most difficult situations a manager has to deal with occurs when there are co-workers fighting while on the job. The healthiest of workplaces can be destroyed when two or more co-workers fail to get along. Managers need to find new ways to keep the peace between co-workers and know how to… Read More »

Implement Company Policies Now – Before It’s Too Late!

When an incident occurs at the office, it is too late to discuss implementing a policy to govern such a problem. All company policies need to be implemented right now, before it is too late and something happens that can affect the entire workforce and the success of the company. In this post we will… Read More »

Gearing Up For Winter Safety Regulations

As the seasons move rapidly into the winter months, conditions can become treacherous around Michigan and other Northern Central states. This means that companies across the country, no matter where they are located, should be preparing their employees for winter safety regulations. Your employees need to be put in a safe situation no matter the circumstances,… Read More »

What is workers’ comp and how do I file a claim?

Getting injured at work is something that all employees should do their best to avoid. After all, it can be costly both to your health and finances to miss work due to an injury. However, if you are accidentally hurt while at work, your employer must cover your medical costs and a portion of your… Read More »