Tips for Identifying Performance Problems in the Workplace

Posted

When you have staff members who are underperforming, this can hurt productivity. Not only do you not get the full benefit of the underperforming workers, but other team members may also get frustrated having to pick up the slack. This can lead to an overall decrease in employee motivation and can even increase turnover. You… Read more »

Do You Have Employees Who Call In Sick Weekly? Here’s What To Do

Posted

When an employee calls in sick, your productivity can take a big hit. Depending upon the job the employee has been tasked with, you may have to find temporary workers to fill the gap from the absent employee. Other workers may also have to pick up the slack, whether you bring on temp employees or… Read more »

3 Tips for Effectively Conducting an Exit Interview

Posted

Exit interviews can provide your company with important information to help increase productivity and reduce turnover. However, you need to know how to get the most value out of your exit interview so you can better understand your workplace culture and find areas for improvement. To help ensure your exit interview is as effective as… Read more »

More Frequent Employee Training Leads to Success

Posted

Your company cannot afford to get complacent and fail to advance and develop with your competitors.  To make sure you’re keeping abreast of industry developments and maintaining your competitive edge, it’s important for your staff members to always be working on developing their knowledge. Providing frequent staff training can allow workers at your organization to… Read more »

Benefits of Having an Open-Door Policy

Posted

At companies with open-door policies, managers and executives aren’t isolated and inaccessible. Instead, they have are willing, eager and able to communicate with staff members. Managers at companies with open-door policies are approachable and interested in hearing feedback from every member of the team. The atmosphere is usually a more collaborative one at companies with… Read more »

Warehouse Interview Questions You Should be Asking Candidates

Posted

When you’re hiring warehouse workers, you want to find the right person for the job. It’s a waste of time and money to onboard someone and train them to your protocols, only to have them leave the job or not work out at the position. It can be hard to find the perfect candidate during… Read more »

Should Degrees Be Required?

Posted

Today, many people view a college degree as a key credential to open the door to career opportunity. However, there are many fields in which a degree is unnecessary because the type of education needed to succeed cannot be obtained in a classroom. If you’re offering an open position to jobseekers and identifying the credentials… Read more »

Three Tips For Managing a Diverse Team

Posted

A diverse staff can have big benefits for a company. When employees come from different backgrounds and different walks of life, they bring unique perspectives to the table. Staff members can create innovative solutions to problems and can help drive your company’s growth if you have a team of people with different life experiences. The… Read more »

What Should You Look For on Social Media Profiles?

Posted

Social media provides a wealth of information for employers, and you may be remiss if you don’t take advantage of the data available on social media when screening job seekers.  You don’t want to waste time scheduling an interview with a candidate who is a bad fit for your business, and a quick look at… Read more »

What Kind of Soft Skills Should I be Looking For in a Candidate?

Posted

When you are hiring for a manufacturing position, finding someone with the right hard skills is vital. After all, the job candidate needs to know how to work the machines and follow best practices in the industry. Unfortunately, companies often focus so much on finding a candidate who has the right hard skills they overlook… Read more »