What Content Should Manufacturers Share on Social Media?

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Social media isn’t all fun and games. While there are plenty of personal profiles across all social media sites, many businesses – including manufacturers – have experienced success through sites like Facebook, LinkedIn and more. But this success isn’t a given. It takes a sound social media strategy, knowledge of current marketing tactics and even… Read more »

Employee Education Improves Cybersecurity

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Cybersecurity is an important topic for any business operating in the 21st century. While there are some basic and obvious steps you can take to help protect your company, like antivirus protection, network firewalls and regular system maintenance, other steps aren’t so obvious. Educating Employees Start by properly educating your employees. Remember, you’re not just… Read more »

Five Must-Listen Podcasts for Warehouse Managers

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The day-to-day job of a warehouse manager is a complex one that requires versatility, strong multitasking skills and the ability to make decisions on the fly. Between synchronizing shipping and receiving, monitoring financial records, and managing stock levels, the average warehouse manager has their hands full. You can learn how to manage your time, amongst… Read more »

The Worst Thing You Can Do to a Job Candidate

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For men and women alike, being ghosted on the first date is one of the worst feelings in the world. Not only does it leave them wondering what went wrong, but it also robs them of the opportunity to work on their shortcomings. However, according to 76 percent of the respondents in a recent survey,… Read more »

How Does Hosting a Manufacturing Day Event Help Your Warehouse?

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To put it simply, Manufacturing Day highlights the best and brightest individuals, companies and breakthroughs in manufacturing. In a country that boasts well over 12 million jobs in manufacturing, it’s an informal holiday that can be celebrated by millions of workers every year. It’s also a great time for manufacturers to help strengthen their warehouse… Read more »

Quotable Values – Yes, They Make an Impact

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Maintaining a strong corporate culture is critical to the success of any company in the 21st century. There are a variety of methods to accomplish this, but it ultimately comes down to your mission statement. Memorable, quotable values are much easier to follow and enforce – and you’ll certainly notice the impact. When everyone in… Read more »

Mistakes to Avoid When Embarking on the Hiring Process

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The hiring process is a tentative time for any company. Whether it’s your initial foray into the job market or if you’ve been here before, there’s a certain amount of tension in the air. Will you find that ideal candidate? Will you find them – and train them – in time to meet any upcoming… Read more »

Goals – Why They Lead to a Great Culture

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Setting and achieving personal goals is a great way to increase individual morale, motivation and confidence. Not only do these goals let individuals progress through their career and achieve bigger and better things, but they’re useful when comparing productivity to others, too. The same can be said for organizational and team-based goals. Company owners regularly… Read more »

Boring Meetings? Try This!

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Do your employees give the impression they’re bored, tired or uninterested during group meetings? Maybe you’ve even noticed dullness or monotony in your own presentations. In either case, there are several tricks you can use to try to brighten the mood and make your meetings more enjoyable for everyone. Consider Eliminating a Table Some meeting… Read more »

Your Workers Quit You, Not the Job – How Can You Change That?

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While some industries experience more turnover than others, it remains a common problem in every profession. For some workers, it’s simply a matter of growing bored with their current jobs and moving on to bigger and better opportunities. Others are faced with life-changing situations that leave them no other choice. But unhappy employees aren’t afraid… Read more »