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One of the keys to unlocking productivity and engagement in your workforce is to provide them with the training, tools and resources to set them up for success. The first step towards providing those resources is to identify your needs. Use these strategies to uncover the needs of your workforce. Uncover Development Needs How many… Read more »

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If you’re new to the business of working with industrial staffing firms, you might have some questions about some of the terminology. Temporary and temporary-to-hire are terms you’ll see and hear a lot in your travels, and many hiring managers wonder which solution is best for their company. The Benefits of Temporary Employees Temporary employees… Read more »

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It’s one thing to be a hands-on manager. It’s quite another to be a micromanager. Micromanaging is the act of controlling every single aspect of how an employee performs their tasks. It goes beyond hand-holding and it leaves employees feeling like their manager doesn’t trust them to do their jobs. Moreover, micromanagement slows productivity and… Read more »

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There are some interview questions you can’t predict, but there are some questions you can count on every time. As a job seeker, you will almost always be asked to describe your biggest weakness. Many people struggle to answer this question, because they don’t want to talk themselves out of the running for a job…. Read more »

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There was a time when resumes were only necessary for office workers. Today, things are a bit different. Everyone looking for a job should have a professional resume on hand, no matter their industry or job title. This is why. A Resume Provides Competitive Advantage It’s true, most warehouse and light industrial job postings don’t… Read more »

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Have you ever called to make an offer to a great applicant only to find out they took another job or they are simply no longer interested in working for you? Has this happened more than once? It can be frustrating to lose out on good candidates; however, if it is happening more often than… Read more »

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The end of the year is upon us, which means you have staff who want to take off work, team members who are mentally “checked out” due to holiday stress and a major increase in seasonal workload. Keeping productivity high during the holidays can be a challenge for many companies, but with the right approach… Read more »

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Cold and flu season is upon us, and this is the time of year when most companies cannot afford to have germs flying around the workplace. The end of the year is hectic, and too much sick time can wreak havoc on warehouse and industrial workplaces. Use these strategies to help your team avoid seasonal… Read more »

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A good safety record is no accident. Light industrial employees work in hazardous environments, and if you are a person who values safety and has the record to prove it, employers are looking for you.  Companies need workers who value safety to keep production running smoothly. When an employee gets hurt, it has a major… Read more »

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Raise your hand if you like doing employee reviews. You’re not alone. Most managers and employees dread the review process. It’s not just the meetings themselves that are painful. Most employees and many managers don’t even believe the process is effective. Use these strategies to make your performance reviews a more effective tool for labor… Read more »