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Good employees are hard to find. Unfortunately, they can also be hard to keep. High turnover can wreak havoc on your bottom line. It impacts productivity and output, brings down morale and leads to even more turnover. Considering all of that, plus the fact it can cost anywhere from six to nine months of a… Read more »

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Managers and HR teams that recruit for industrial employers are always hiring new people. Whether it’s permanent or temporary staff, hiring is part of the daily workload. Given this fact, it is easy for companies to fall into the trap of thinking hiring is a one-way street. So much time is spent evaluating people for… Read more »

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If you’re landing interviews but aren’t scoring job offers, you could be sabotaging yourself during interviews. There are many mistakes that could potentially cost you a job, so engage in some self-reflection and determine whether you’re making any of these common errors. Arriving Late Don’t arrive late to an interview, ever. Always leave much earlier… Read more »

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In order to keep your business humming, it is necessary to find and retain great employees.  High turnover can have a significantly negative impact on morale, productivity, productivity and revenue. It costs time and money to recruit new staff, but many companies write it off as part of the cost of doing business. However, if… Read more »

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For a recruiter to help you land a great full-time job, or ensure you’re able to work steadily on temporary assignments, you’ve got to become a master of communication. If a temp job starts in two days, but you wait three to call the recruiter back, not only will you miss out on the opportunity… Read more »

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If you struggle to find skilled workers for your team, you are not alone. Many companies across the country are dealing with a well-documented skills gap and industrial workplaces are no exception. So, what can you do if your team is missing critical skill sets? Your ATS Might Be Holding You Back Applicant tracking software… Read more »

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Hiring for light industrial work is not without its challenges. Candidates who do well in the interview process sometimes flame out once they are on the job. Bad hires cost time, money and have a negative impact on morale. While it is important to hire people with the right skills for the job, it’s also… Read more »

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Everybody gets stressed out at work from time to time, but chronic stress can lead to major issues like illness, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, injury, workplace violence and burnout. A stressed-out workforce makes more mistakes, has more accidents and experiences high turnover. If you notice these signs of stress among your employees, take immediate steps… Read more »

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When evaluating candidates for open positions, hiring teams often forget one simple fact: Those candidates are judging you and your company, as well. If you create a poor experience for your candidates, they won’t accept your job offers. Furthermore, they will spread the word your company doesn’t treat job seekers well. Providing a good candidate… Read more »

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In industrial work environments, safety matters. According to OSHA, 4.1 million Americans suffer injuries at work each year, and 13 U.S. workers die every day on the job. Employers need to hire people who value safety, because one moment of carelessness can be a matter of life and death.  When preparing for a job interview,… Read more »