Effective Ways to Tell Someone Their Work Needs to Improve 

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Telling an employee that their work needs improvement is one of the most difficult parts of any manager’s job. On one hand, you don’t want to drive away good talent – or potential – due to a simple misunderstanding. On the other, it’s your job to push your employees to bigger and better things. While it can… Read more »

Latest Technology to Manage Your Workplace Attendance

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Whether you realize it or not, your company’s success revolves around the attendance of your workers. It’s hard to meet quotas and produce goods when your workers aren’t showing up on time, and it’s even more difficult when they don’t show up at all. Thankfully, there are a number of tools you can use to… Read more »

A Diverse Team Is a More Successful Team

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“Diversity is not about how we differ. Diversity is about embracing one another’s uniqueness.” – Ola Joseph, author, and motivational speaker  It’s all-too–easy for managers to fall into the trap of hiring the same type of job seekers with the same skill sets. After all, if you’ve found a certain profile that works best, it’s… Read more »

4 Ways to Make Safety a Priority Year Round

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Although June is officially National Safety Month, employers and employees alike should be focused on safety all year round. In fact, the National Safety Council and those responsible for organizing National Safety Month provide a long list of steps you can take to maintain the focus on safety during every month of the year. Create… Read more »

What Are the Four Themes of National Safety Month?

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June is National Safety Month. Observed every year and organized by the National Safety Council, it’s a time that reminds all of the importance of safety on the job site. With approximately 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses in the U.S. during 2017 alone, it’s certainly an important topic for workers all around the… Read more »

Is Your Job Description Effective?

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A great job opportunity starts with a well-written job description. This is the wordage that will ultimately determine the type of applicants you receive – so it’s important that you get it right the first time. On one hand, a job description needs to be exciting enough to capture the attention of today’s job seekers…. Read more »

Simple Forklift Safety Tips that Can’t Be Forgotten

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While experienced forklift drivers make the job look easy, make no mistake – forklift operators are dealing with heavy machinery that can be dangerous in untrained hands. Not only do they run the risk of damaging cargo, but the risk of personal injury is always high when working near forklifts. Such risks are elevated even… Read more »

Performance-Based Compensation – Create a System to Motivate the Team

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Great managers are always on the lookout for new ways to motivate their team. There have been an untold number of strategies used throughout the years – some more successful than others. As it turns out, however, the best methods almost always involve additional compensation in the form of monetary rewards. Utilizing Key Performance Indicators… Read more »

Non-Traditional Places to Source Talent

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The Information Age provides a wealth of sources when it comes to locating and recruiting talent. In fact, platforms like online classified ads and Internet-based job portals are so popular that they’ve become the mainstream. As a result, some of the best and most successful managers are turning to non-traditional methods for workforce recruitment. Community… Read more »

Job Seekers Asking These Four Questions Get Job Offers

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The standard interview process isn’t as one-sided as many job seekers think. Although it’s much easier when the person on the other side of the table asks all the questions, such an approach seldom results in a stellar interview. Instead, take some time to ask some questions of your own: the interviewer will appreciate your… Read more »