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 »

Are You Ready for the ACA Changes Coming in 2016?

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The Affordable Care Act, also known as the ACA, was entered into U.S. law in 2010. While its purpose was to increase accessibility to quality healthcare services around the nation, there is a lot of confusion regarding exact laws. Such confusion is only compounded by frequent changes in these laws and regulations, including the changes… Read more »

Be Flexible to Attract New Manufacturing Talent

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Although most today’s manufacturers have embraced the latest innovations in technology, many still rely on traditional forms of workforce management, including recruitment and retention, as a means of filling their ranks. The problem with that, however, is that many traditional strategies are not effective toward the millennial talent now entering the workforce. Some of today’s… Read more »

Five Tips to Make Yourself More Productive

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Productivity can be hard to maintain on a regular basis, especially for those who find themselves unemployed or otherwise bored with their jobs. Motivation and morale tend to drop during times like this, but it’s important to keep your productivity at a consistent level throughout. That said, there are some helpful tips that one can… Read more »