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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 »

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It’s likely in 2018 you use social media in some capacity. Maybe you’re an avid poster, sharing most details from your life. You might be the one who sees everything and shares nothing. Some people will find themselves in the middle, browsing occasionally and sharing the big news. No matter where you fall, it’s important… Read more »

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Employee wellness is a common goal for most companies, from making sure adequate health benefits are offered to encouraging healthy living in the workplace. While these are admirable pursuits, they shouldn’t overshadow the other side of wellness – keeping your employees safe. While accidents can strike any business, from employee-led violence to slips and falls,… Read more »

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Temporary employment is a growing option for everyone in the workforce, including light industrial candidates. Many choose it for short-term assignments for a specific time or to fill the gaps while they look for something different. No matter the reason, being a temp has its perks but can lead to some questions when including the… Read more »

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Most people have been late at some point in their lives. Unexpected accidents cause delays in traffic or weather conditions prohibit normal drive times. Even knowing about a potential issue and trying to leave early doesn’t always guarantee you’ll arrive on time because some things you just can’t control. The other side of tardiness, however,… Read more »

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The manufacturing industry has evolved, and most companies now understand it’s about more than hiring hands. To be successful, hiring engaged employees make all the difference. Studies show this engagement creates loyal teams and as a result, lower turnover. Even with these changes, new manufacturing employees may fail for a variety of reasons. Instead of… Read more »

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It’s unlikely you can read the word ‘millennial’ without thinking of some strong and common stereotypes. Millennials are lazy, entitled and from a generation where everyone is a winner. Because of this, their assimilation into the workplace has caused major ripples as they clash with older generations. Like it or not, by 2020 millennials will… Read more »