5 Ways to Start Saving Your Money

Saving your money is one of the best things you can do financially. Everybody needs a savings account for a rainy day – in fact, most advisors counsel that your emergency savings should equal 3 to 6 months’ worth of salary. Why? Because life is full of unexpected expenses. A car repair, a job loss, or… Read More »

National Safety Month: How Is the Digital Age Impacting Safety Standards

Safety is a crucial element in warehouses, manufacturing plants and other industries throughout the United States – and no time is a better time to be reminded of this than June, National Safety Month.   Strong safety records maximize productivity and worker loyalty at the same time. Many safety standards and reminders are communicated both to… Read More »

Effectively Manage Being Overstaffed and Understaffed

Overstaffing is a problem for managers. If you have too many people to do the available work, you are spending too much for the productivity you have. Left unchecked, it can drain business cash flow and even lead to bankruptcy.  But understaffing can also be a challenge. If you’re understaffed, you have too few people to do… Read More »

4 Ways You Can Tell a Company Values You

Ever wonder if your company values you and your contribution? It can make the difference between being happy where you are and beginning to actively search for a new job where they will appreciate you.  Here are four things that let you know you are valued.    They Appreciate You Most employers, if asked, would say… Read More »

Creating a Culture that Attracts Employees

Good managers strive to create a culture that actively attracts employees. No, we don’t mean casting a network just to fill job openings, although that’s important. We expect a culture that fosters engagement in the workplace, secure retention, and job satisfaction.  Let’s put it this way: Companies whose cultures foster engagement and satisfaction will attract… Read More »

What Are the Daily Tasks of a Warehouse Associate?

Warehouse jobs are expected to grow at a rate higher than the average growth rate for other jobs through 2026 – 7% per year. Warehouses are large buildings where products and equipment are stored, often for shipment around the country and the world. But what does a warehouse associate do every day? Read on to find out… Read More »

What Makes Valuable Employees Quit?

Employee retention can be highly valuable to your business. It can take from two to three times an employee’s salary to replace them, factoring in employee search, interviewing, and training a new employee. In the meantime, the productivity of departments and companies can be severely affected by being down in headcount.  It stands to reason, then, that… Read More »

3 Benefits of Having Hobbies Outside of Work

People engage in hobbies for all sorts of reasons, such as intrinsic enjoyment and getting together for a social event with like-minded people. But whether your hobby is playing guitar or knitting scarves, hobbies have benefits for your life in general, outside of work.    Hobbies Benefit Your Mental Health Work and life, in general,… Read More »

Stop Tabling Bullying In the Office

Roughly 40% of workers in the U.S. report that they have been bullied in the workplace. Even more, upwards of 60%, have seen instances of abuse. The net result is that bullying is an issue in workplaces throughout the country. Bullying can cause stress, negatively impact teamwork and productivity, and even cause good employees to leave… Read More »

Struggling to Fill a Job No One Wants?

There are few elements more challenging in the life of a manager than repeatedly trying to fill a job…that it seems no one wants. You can receive multiple indications of such a problem. Maybe you’re receiving just a smattering of resumes. Perhaps the candidates seem unqualified when they show up. Or, candidates may not show up for… Read More »