Tired of Coasting? It’s 2020 – Time for a New Job

Do you ever feel like you’re coasting on the job? You lack enthusiasm; you’re not particularly engaged in your work; you phone it in and do the bare minimum.   Well, that can be a sign that you’re burned out on the job. Burnout takes many forms. It can feel like overwork, but it can also feel like boredom.… Read More »

4 Ways to Keep Employees Engaged During Hard Times

Much of the U.S. is economically booming. But some sectors aren’t. In addition, boom times are almost inevitably succeeded by times that aren’t so good. Sooner or later, your employees might feel the effects of company belt-tightening. It can be a challenge to keep employees engaged and motivated during hard times. Fear and anxiety can… Read More »

How to Attract the Best Talent for Light Industrial Positions

Attracting high-quality talent to the light industrial workforce isn’t easy, especially in a tight job market like the one we are seeing today. Turnover can be high, so even if good workers walk in the door, they may walk out of the door sooner than you’d like. Even if you’re using temporary workers, it may… Read More »

This Is How a Staffing Agency Finds You Qualified Candidates

If you need qualified candidates in today’s marketplace, you’re not alone – in several different ways. First, the U.S. unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in nearly half a century. That means every company and every recruiter who is trying to find qualified candidates is looking in an environment where top-quality people may be… Read More »

3 Types of Questions to Expect when Interviewing for a Manufacturing Position

Since the needs of each job opening are unique, it always pays to be ready for some surprising interview questions. There are, however, a few standard categories of questions that are guaranteed to be covered in any interview. Here are some of the top questions to expect when interviewing for a job in manufacturing (and… Read More »

3 Tips on How to Turn Your Temporary Position into a Permanent One

Most people are initially drawn to temporary and contract work because they value their flexibility or because they have some short-term financial needs. What happens, however, when your needs change or you find a job you truly enjoy? Just because you took a temporary position doesn’t mean you should resign yourself to moving on. In… Read More »

4 Tips to Share With Your Warehouse Staff to Prevent Back Injuries on the Job

How many times have you heard something praised as the “backbone” of society, business or some other subject? After all, it’s only fair that such an important part of our bodies should get some proverbial recognition. Meanwhile, our literal backs don’t get nearly the credit – or the care – they deserve. Severe back injuries… Read More »

Is Your Employee Handbook Effective Enough?

When done correctly, an employee handbook can be a valuable tool. Having a clear, unambiguous reference of your company’s policies will save you save you hours of training. A complete employee handbook and policy manual can even help resolve disputes. Even more importantly, having clearly stated policies (and sticking to them) can protect your business… Read More »