Making a Good Impression at a new Manufacturing Assignment

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You might think stress over making a good first impression at a new job is limited to office work. But it turns out manufacturing and other industrial employees have similar fears.   A study by 4imprint, an English promotional marketer, asked people working within engineering and manufacturing environments about their first-day disasters. Their experiences included showing… Read more »

Three Strategies for Dealing with Slow-moving Inventory

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One of the most frustrating problems a big-box store can face is slow-moving inventory. Not only does it hurt sales, but it also eats up warehouse space that could be used to stock faster-selling items. If you’re a business owner or warehouse manager, getting rid of slow movers can make the difference between a dismal… Read more »

5 Reasons Your Employees are Leaving You

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When an employee leaves your company, it means losing the time and resources invested in that individual. It also means finding someone new to fill the gap, which means even more money and effort needs to be invested. That’s why successful companies try to figure out what might cause employees to leave the company in… Read more »

How to ask for More Responsibility at Your Job

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A standard measure of success in the workplace is getting more and more responsibility. What this looks like varies depending on your work environment, be it an office environment or a factory. And while the path to advancement may be different for every worker, there are certain tips for asking for extra duties that carry… Read more »

Stay Healthy with National Handwashing Awareness Week

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Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week?   And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge.    Why Handwashing Works  When you wash your hands, soap molecules act like crowbars. They pry dirt, oil, and germs from your skin. In addition, soap breaks down the outer membrane of many microorganisms and… Read more »