4 Things You Can Do to Increase Your Hourly Pay Rate for General Laborers

Establishing a competitive hourly pay rate for general laborers is hard when you’re on a tight budget. Wages are going up out there, so companies need to step up their hourly rates to attract the best talent. But if you have a small business and money is tight, how can you increase your hourly pay [...]

By |2021-03-22T14:45:46+00:00April 6th, 2021|Blog, Client, Competitive Pay, Light Industrial, Lingo|0 Comments

Can I Encourage My Employees to Get the COVID Vaccine?

One year later, COVID is still a problem in the United States, with a death toll of just over one-half million people. The bright spot is the COVID vaccine, which is slowly being distributed around the country. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently reported on how employers should handle their endorsement of the [...]

By |2021-03-08T16:20:59+00:00March 16th, 2021|Client|0 Comments

How to Proactively Combat Candidate Ghosting

Candidate ghosting remains a real and persistent problem, with 66% of managers reporting they’ve experienced this issue first-hand. Candidates that accept a job offer and fail to show up for their start date or even candidates that disappear before the offer can be made is a frustrating reality for many hiring teams. How can organizations [...]

By |2021-01-25T18:25:55+00:00February 19th, 2021|Client|0 Comments

4 Light Industrial Trends to Expect in 2021

2020 changed everything, including the landscape of the light industrial industry. Historically, there was simply no data available to guide us through the supply chain challenges we all experienced last year. As we enter 2021, how will the periodic forced shutdowns, up and down markets, and fluctuating employment levels that seem to follow the coronavirus [...]

By |2021-01-25T18:24:50+00:00February 5th, 2021|Client|0 Comments

How to Support Your Employees to Help Them Reach Their Goals This Year

Goals drive productivity and increase employee engagement as long as there is buy-in around what you’re trying to achieve. It’s the adage of “you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make them drink.” If your employees don’t buy-in to the goals you’ve set for them, they probably won’t achieve them. How can employers encourage goal-setting throughout [...]

By |2020-12-16T17:49:44+00:00January 29th, 2021|Client|0 Comments

8 Non-Monetary Ways to Incentivize Your Employees 

There is a good chance that departmental budgets will be tight next year. It’s a good thing that research shows that your employees are just as motivated by non-monetary rewards, too. This article will look at some of the ways that managers can incentivize their employees without breaking the bank.  Employee Motivational Tips for 2021  The quality [...]

By |2020-12-01T15:37:05+00:00December 18th, 2020|Client|0 Comments

How to Optimize Your Job Descriptions for COVID-19

The world has changed in ways we probably couldn’t imagine in January of 2020. From social distancing and masks to remote work and sanitation, our workflows around the virus have changed. The light industrial field, like so many others, has changed. For recruiters looking to find talent to keep production going, pay close attention to [...]

By |2020-12-01T15:33:50+00:00December 4th, 2020|Client|0 Comments

6 Cost-Effective & Meaningful Ways to Show Your Employees Appreciation for the Holidays

This year it probably feels like we have more to be thankful for. The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of tension, work disruption, unemployment, and general craziness. Employers should take the time this year to be extra thankful for their employees. We have six low-cost ways to express your gratitude to employees this year.    [...]

By |2020-10-26T19:04:22+00:00November 20th, 2020|Client|0 Comments

Do You Have a Strong Company Culture? Here’s How You Can Assess It

Culture has always been the most important part of your employees' experience at your company. A positive culture makes your employees more productive and your business more successful. But how can you know if your employee culture is strong? Here’s how to assess your culture.   Cultural Assessment 101    The Society for Human Resource Management tells you what [...]

By |2020-11-13T15:17:19+00:00November 6th, 2020|Client|0 Comments