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 »
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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 »
How to Follow Up With a Recruiter Who Contacted You
Being contacted by a recruiter is exciting! A new opportunity might loom in the future. If you’ve been actively searching, it means your efforts are bearing fruit. It’s great news when a recruiter gets in touch, either about a new job or a potential interview. But what happens when a few weeks go by, and… Read More »
3 Ways Candidates Can Blind Side You and How to Deal With It
The hiring process can be time-consuming and costly to your productivity. If all goes smoothly, you’ll contact top candidates, interview them, and make hiring decisions quickly so your team can once again be at full strength. But what if it doesn’t go smoothly? Unfortunately, candidates can blindside you. It’s all too common for candidates to not… Read More »
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 Tips to Get through the Cold and Flu Season at Work
It’s the time of year when people are getting sick. Cold, flu, sniffles – it may be all around you. Although you can try to recover from a cold or flu once you get it, it’s far better to take preventive measures to avoid getting sick in the first place. Here are some tips to… Read More »
Are You Turning a Blind Eye to Bad Safety Practices?
Even with the best of good intentions, it’s possible to start turning a blind eye to corrupt safety practices. In a warehouse, for example, not keeping workspaces and areas where people walk clean and free from debris can be dangerous. But not keeping them clean and free from debris is a practice that can start very slowly… Read More »
Are Flexible Hours Plausible in the Industrial Field?
Over the last decade, flexible hours have become a huge workplace trend in many businesses. But is it possible to develop flexible hours for industrial workers? Many manufacturing and production firms are creating flexible hours for their employees. It helps, though, to understand a distinction between industrial jobs and other types of work in which… 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 »
5 Tips to Re-Engage With Past Candidates
Searching for candidates to fill open positions can be tough when the job market is as hot as it currently is. Unemployment levels are at record lows. The pool of candidates actively seeking jobs is not deep as a result. One strategy is to recruit passive job seekers – those who are not actively looking… Read More »