How a Slow Hiring Process Can Damage Your Company

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Making the right hire is rarely an easy process. Between finding talented workers, vetting candidates, and interviewing and selecting the best of the batch, most hiring processes last well over a month. Should you simply resign yourself to a lengthy process and accept that nothing can be done to speed it up? Never. These are… Read more »

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 »

How to Keep Employees Motivated When Times Are Tough

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Layoffs. Lost clients. Failed projects. There are a lot of moments that can stress a workplace, and it’s during these times that keeping employee morale high is especially important. In fact, the main factor that will keep your company from joining the 80 percent of new businesses that fail is a strong, highly motivated team…. Read more »

Tips for Training New Employees

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Every new hire is a valuable addition to your team. The fresh ideas, higher productivity, and smoother workflow that come with a larger staff could potentially transform your entire workplace. Sadly, not all managers give their new recruits the attention they need to thrive. Here are some tips for training your new hires that will… Read more »

The Top 5 Safety Tips for Machine Operators

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Though modern industry wouldn’t be possible without heavy machinery, this same equipment poses one of the biggest hazards you’re likely to face in any workplace. From construction sites to manufacturing floors, the same basic rules of safety can prevent accidents and keep your team running like a well-oiled machine. Here are some universal safety tips… 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 »

How to Build a Successful Employee Referral Program

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Dollar for dollar, employee referral programs might be the most effective hiring method available. When your current employees do the legwork of finding talented candidates for you, you’ve basically got a free pipeline to the best talent. Despite the potential, however, few businesses get as much out of employee referrals as they should. Here’s what… Read more »

Should You Hire an Overqualified Candidate?

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At first glance, finding an overqualified candidate sounds like a solution looking for a problem. After all, what could be better than hiring an applicant who exceeds your expectations? Regardless, experienced managers often shy away from overqualified candidates, often out of fear they will jump ship for a better offer. Are such fears worth losing… Read more »

Smooth Operator – Safety Tips for Forklift Drivers

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As the source of nearly 100,000 annual accidents, forklifts are one of the most dangerous pieces of machinery in industrial workplaces. Despite the inherent danger of operating heavy equipment, forklifts can be a part of your daily workflow without causing injury. These easy-to-follow forklift safety tips should allow any workplace to put safety first without… Read more »

Tips for Spotting a Negative Employee During an Interview

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When it comes to workplace negativity, it only takes one bad apple to spoil the whole bunch. If you’ve ever had your workplace turn sour because of the influence of a single negative employee, you understand the importance of cutting off negative talk before it begins. These tips will help you spot a Negative Nancy… Read more »