Ready to Attract Better Candidates? Here’s How with Your Job Posting

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When you need to hire, you want people who have strong technical skills and the right temperament for the job. However, finding them during a worker shortage is especially challenging. If you’ve been frustrated with the process, take a look at your job posting to ensure it’s actually appealing to top candidates. If, on the other… Read more »

6 Quick Tips for Avoiding a Bad Hire

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Avoiding A Bad Hire

With a worker shortage, it’s easy to hire in a hurry when a candidate seems like a great fit. However, if you don’t perform your due diligence, you could end up with a bad hire on your hands. How can you hire in an efficient way, yet still avoid a hiring mistake? Here are some… Read more »

5 Tips for Improving Worker Safety

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Work Safety

Worker safety is a top priority. If your business or facility isn’t safe, it can lead to trips, slips, falls, and accidents that are expensive. Not only will this cost you financially, but also hit worker morale, productivity, and even retention. In fact, according to OSHA, American employers pay nearly $1 billion each week for… Read more »

How to Get the Most from a New Hire

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New Hire

With today’s worker shortage, hiring is especially challenging. Once you hire someone new, you, therefore, want to get them off on the right track so they’re happy, engaged, and productive as soon as possible. To do that, it’s important to have an onboarding and training program that helps them feel like part of the team… Read more »

7 Productivity Tips for a Successful Summer

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With summer almost here, productivity can take a hit. How can you keep your team working hard and meeting goals while not pushing them toward burnout? Here are 7 tips to keep in mind in the week ahead. Tip #1: Communicate clear goals. Establish the goals and deadlines your people should be working toward, both… Read more »

5 Tips for Keeping Staff on Track During Tough Times

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The past few years have been unprecedented, and the future is uncertain. From worker shortages to high inflation, supply chain issues, and more, companies and their employees are dealing with some major challenges. This, in turn, can impact worker performance and productivity. The good news is that by keeping a few tips in mind, you… Read more »

4 Reasons to Retrain an Employee Rather than Firing Them

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If you have an employee who’s underperforming, it’s a tricky situation. They’re not working out in their role, yet the thought of trying to find a new employee amidst a post-pandemic worker shortage is daunting. What can you do? One way to resolve the situation without having to resort to recruiting is to train employees… Read more »

Are You Offering On-the-Job Training? Here’s Why It’s Key

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Work is busy, and you’re short-staffed. The last thing on your mind is employee training. However, it’s actually key to remaining competitive and keeping your employees happy. Here’s why. The Many Benefits of On-the-Job Training When you offer job training to your employees, you’ll give them a boost and your bottom line too because: Employees… Read more »

8 Quick Tips for Giving Productivity a Boost at Work

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Work harder or work smarter? At this point, you just want your people to get the work done. Yet, after two years in a global pandemic and stress being a big factor in everyone’s life, how can you do this while maintaining healthy morale, too? Here are some steps to incorporate:   #1: Make goals… Read more »

Don’t Forget to Onboard Your Temp Workers: Here’s How

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If you’re adding to your team on a temporary basis, you still need to onboard your workers. When temporary employees are onboarded and trained properly, they’re more likely to understand your expectations, work harder, and integrate with the team better. Yet, when it comes to onboarding these workers, what should your program look like? Whether… Read more »