5 Things Light Industrial Managers Have Learned from Coronavirus

Light industrial managers have learned some critical lessons from the COVID-19 outbreak. They have seen the importance of clear and frequent communication in preventing misinformation and assumptions. They also came to realize that quick and decisive action is preferable to attempting to achieve perfection. Finally, managers were soon made aware of the significance of expressing empathy and compassion for the workers and customers [...]

By |2020-06-05T16:15:25+00:00June 19th, 2020|Client, Light Industrial|0 Comments

Should I Provide Additional PPE to My Light Industrial Workers Due to COVID-19?

As states start easing up on shelter-in-place orders, more and more companies will be opening and recalling their workers. While this is excellent news for everyone involved, it is incumbent upon these employers to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) for their light industrial employees. COVID-19 might be in the rearview mirror in some parts of [...]

By |2020-06-05T15:58:18+00:00June 5th, 2020|Client, Light Industrial|0 Comments

Onboarding Strategy to Stop Your Company’s Revolving Door

A new employee’s first day of work entails filling out the necessary paperwork, meeting staff and a grand tour of the facility. Forward-thinking companies, however, know there are tangible benefits when they extend the onboarding process beyond day one. In order to retain employees, it is crucial to have a comprehensive, systematic onboarding plan that [...]

3 Ways Taking Vacation Pays – Enhancing Job Performance & Life

Do you use your vacation time, or play the martyr role and forfeit your time? If so,  you’re not alone The State of American Vacation 2018 shows that 52 percent of American workers left vacation time on the table, which is equivalent to 705 million unused days and worth $62.2 billion “The United States is [...]

Encouraging a Team-Oriented Workplace in a Multi-Generational Environment

“Team Work” is a phrase commonly used in the workplace, defined as “the combined action of a group of people, especially when effective.” The process of encouraging a team environment in your company begins with first recognizing each person’s unique characteristics. Each person on your staff differs in appearance, personality and work ethic and has [...]

Hiring Managers: Plan Your Summer Staffing Now

Daylight savings time signals the end of winter. It’s hard to believe that summer vacations are just around the corner. Employee vacations can wreak havoc - to avoid the hiccups; you need to pre-plan. Taking steps now will help your business function without skipping a beat and eliminate potential loss of revenue caused by staffing [...]

Could You Be A Game Changer?

Do you have a desire to change the world? Does passion burn bright in you for every activity of your life, especially your work life? Then you have a game changer mentality. What is a game changer? A game-changer is a maverick: a person that effects a dramatic shift in the current way of doing [...]

Prepare Now: Keep your Business Thriving in the Holidays

Fall is prime time for business owners and corporate leaders to plan for the upcoming holiday season - a juggling act for leaders as they organize staff vacations, time off, office celebrations and festivities, and workloads. Keeping employees on target while maintaining their focus can be a challenge. If you implement a few of the [...]

New Hiring Policies

The tight talent market has limited applicants for hiring. To broaden the selection of candidates, some employers have changed their hiring policies. In fact, recent articles in both the Wall Street Journal and Fast Company have confirmed this trend. New policies are eliminating the concept of “degree inflation” or at least broadening their hiring criteria, [...]

Chatbot and Interviews

Businesses are changing their hiring strategies in the race to handle the hundreds of resumes they receive for posted jobs within the tight labor market. One way they are changing is for candidates to interact with a chatbot, a tool of artificial intelligence (AI) with representational or relational knowledge to be able to think or [...]