Take These 4 Steps to Keep Your Production Line Moving Despite Summer Staffing Shortages

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Earlier this year, we posted some strategies for coping with “The Great Resignation” – the skilled labor shortage that started in 2021 and shows no signs of stopping. Now, employers are dealing with another staffing shortage, but this one is an annual event: summer.    A 2019 survey found that 58 percent of the workforce saves… Read more »

Should I Tell a Prospective Employer I’m Disabled?

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Unemployment among members of the workforce who have a disability is a much greater problem than for their abled counterparts. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that only 19.1 percent of the disabled population was employed in 2021. Meanwhile, 63.7 percent of the non-disabled workforce were employed over the same period. Part of the… Read more »

4 Steps to Establish a Culture of Safety in Your Company

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While workplace accidents have decreased slightly in the last few years, they still represent one of the most significant costs a business can face. The National Safety Council reports that in 2020, workplace safety incidents cost employers $163.9 billion. And that doesn’t address the pain and suffering felt by the unfortunate employees injured in these… Read more »

Why Can’t I Get an Interview?

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When you’re a job seeker, there’s nothing worse than dealing with a string of rejections from prospective employers. Nothing, that is, except frustration of not even getting an interview. After a while, you can convince yourself you’re unhireable. The good news there are a lot of reasons you may be going through an interview dry… Read more »