OSHA’s Fall Prevention Campaign

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Whether at home or at work, falls are among the most common and deadly accidents. In fact, when measured globally, falls account for nearly 700,000 deaths every year. Are you doing everything possible to protect your employees from accidents and injury? Here’s what OSHA’s fall prevention campaign recommends on the issue. Fall prevention is everyone’s… Read more »

Tips for Writing an Eye-Catching Job Posting

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Would you be likely to hire a candidate who shows up late and ill-prepared for an interview? In business, first impressions might be your only impression, as few will choose to team up with an unprofessional partner. What managers sometimes forget, however, is that the “first impression” clause works for both parties. If you fail… Read more »

Safety Tips for CDL Drivers

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Without a way to reliably transport your inventory to its destination, every other part of your business might as well shut down. Inevitably, this leads you to put a considerable amount of trust in one group: Your delivery drivers. Because of the huge amount of responsibility given to them, commercial drivers are held to a… Read more »

Health and Safety Myths That Are Hurting Your Company

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Every business claims to make safety a priority. Even so, millions of annual injuries and nearly 5,000 workplace deaths per year indicate there is vast room for improvement. If you are interested in improving your company’s safety record, it might be time to examine your policies and company culture. Here are a few common health… Read more »

OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda – What to Expect in the Future

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The federal government’s regulatory agenda contains important clues as to what the future of your business holds. This list of proposed regulation and deregulation, each with their status updates, helps business owners and managers understand what changes are coming up. The most recent copy of this report – which includes OSHA’s regulatory agenda – is… Read more »

Is an Employee Taking Sick Leave Every Week? Here’s What to Do.

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A well-managed workplace is like a machine. A single missing piece can throw the entire process out of whack. When employees don’t show up for work, you lose more than just their productivity; your team’s workflow is disrupted, and everyone has to work harder to pick up the slack. When it comes to sick days,… Read more »

The Final Hiring Decision – It’s Not as Easy as You Think

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You’ve sorted through all the resumes, you’ve conducted all your interviews, and decision time is here. Even after all the heavy lifting is done, the final hiring decision is never easy. A single bad hire could cost your company thousands of dollars; this is no time to flip a coin! Before making the big choice,… Read more »

Promoting Safety Among Young Employees

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Attracting young workers to the manufacturing and industrial fields is vital for our future success. If your business successfully campaigns with a younger crowd, you’re setting yourself up with a strong workforce for years to come. Even so, employing a younger generation brings unique challenges. For example, workers younger than 25 are twice as likely… Read more »

The 4 Most Important Phone Interview Questions

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Today, managers look beyond their town, their state, perhaps even beyond their country to find the best talent. Because of this, it becomes more likely you will initially be interviewing candidates, not in person, but over the phone. This change shouldn’t be seen as daunting; rather, it maximizes your access to great candidates. Are you… Read more »