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Asking yourself why you didn’t get that job you interviewed for is a loaded question. There are several considerations, including the pool of candidates and your qualifications. You might run through every detail of the interview to determine where you want wrong. Often the case is they found someone who they felt was a better… Read more »

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With so many distractions, multitasking has become an essential part of most daily lives. Instead of focusing solely on one task, a person will work on a project while checking their phone and sending emails. This approach is seen in the work environment as well, with an employee trying to handle several projects at once…. Read more »

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Recently a trend may have emerged at your company you’ve never experienced before. A steady stream of employees leaving, and not just the newer hires. People you’ve worked with for years are putting in their notice leaving you scratching your head. High turnover can rattle a company, but instead of ignoring it, ask yourself these… Read more »

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Finding the perfect worker is an elusive idea many companies hold onto. They look at their current pool of employees and the work that’s being done to determine what magic piece is missing. Frequently this desired skill in new manufacturing talent can be either speed or accuracy. Both have their merits, but which is ultimately… Read more »

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In a perfect world, your manufacturing or light industrial company would never lose a day of business due to accident or injury. You long to keep the count marking all your accident-free days as high as possible, but it only seems like a matter of time before something bad happens. Believing errors to be inevitable,… Read more »

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Most people don’t like change, and it’s likely your team will feel the same. Some will simply be wary while others are resistant. Despite the pushback, it is inevitable in your company. Downsizing, new leadership, mergers and updated systems are just a few changes your team is likely to experience. While some change is sudden… Read more »

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Saying farewell to a bad hire is a quick moment of relief followed by the realization of the cost. A bad employee does more than just annoy and disrupt an office; they can cause damage that lasts long after they’re gone. Their tenure with you might be short, but the impact is felt by all…. Read more »

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The issue of being short-staffed can have both short- and long-term consequences on your business. Sometimes you won’t notice it until it begins to have negative results on your team and productivity. In a manufacturing environment, employing the proper number of workers is crucial to your business, but sometimes different circumstances leave you short-handed. What… Read more »

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Everyone likes to feel like they matter in some way. With the growth of the millennial generation, the idea of feeling valued in the workplace is expanding in importance and leading to important results for your company. Making your team feel valued is an easy way to improve productivity, increase retention and create a better… Read more »