5 Great Ways to Motivate Production-Floor Employees

Maintaining a fully staffed production floor has always been a challenge for managers. A study conducted in 2018 by the Association for Manufacturing Excellence found the average turnover and absenteeism rate among manufacturing and distribution plants was 37 percent. Then, COVID struck, and the accompanying economic crisis made staffing an even steeper hill to climb. […]

Should You Hire Someone With Tattoos?

Disney recently made news by announcing changes to its dress code for theme park employees aimed at “amplifying diversity, inclusion, and individual expression among its workforce,” according to a report in Entertainment Weekly. Among the changes are relaxed guidelines for “gender-inclusive hairstyles, jewelry, nail styles, and costume choices; and allowing appropriate visible tattoos,” said Disney Parks […]

Questions and Answers for a Factory Work Interview

It goes without saying that the job interview is the single-most critical tool you have for bringing the right people into your company. This is true in every industry – even factory work. Here’s a list of five great questions to ask during a production worker interview, along with some thoughts on what each question […]