5 Important Warehouse Safety Tips You Need to Know

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Every year, thousands of workers are killed in workplace accidents, and millions more suffer some form of injury. Since industrial warehouses present many obvious and hidden dangers to those who work in them, it’s time to review your workplace’s practices to see what can be improved. These warehouse safety tips will help any workplace remain… Read more »

Why You Should Hire Someone Who Is Unemployed

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Resume gaps. Job hopper. Once a candidate has these labels attached to them, many hiring managers will add one extra stamp: unemployable. Despite the fact that most businesses are struggling desperately to find qualified candidates, studies indicate managers have less confidence in unemployed candidates than in those with a criminal record. Is it really necessary… Read more »

Tips for Properly Training New Employees

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When the average industrial job posting takes over a month to fill, you’re probably eager to stop burning time once you find the perfect hire. If you want to get your new employees up to speed quickly, however, you need to take a strong hold on the onboarding process. Are you ready to start training… Read more »

5 Great Ways to Reward Your Employees

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A satisfied workforce is a productive workforce. If you want to keep your employees motivated, however, you’ll need to go beyond your basic compensation package. Here are five simple, yet effective ways to reward your employees and keep their morale high. Creative ways to reward your employees 1.      Buy a high-end coffee machine Without coffee,… Read more »

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 »

Warehouse Workers: How to Read Their Resumes

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Every time a job opens up in your warehouse, there is an element of uncertainty: will your next recruit live up to your standards? You don’t want to waste time interviewing warehouse workers that aren’t qualified. Pay close attention to a candidate’s resume before selecting him or her for an interview, and don’t settle for… Read more »

How to Reward Employees When a Raise Isn’t Possible

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When your employees start to seem unhappy with their jobs and restless to move on, it might appear that this problem has an easy solution: raises. Still, the more money=more smiles equation doesn’t always work out, and the reason is simple. It is not always possible to offer your employees a regular, yearly raise. The… Read more »

How to Handle OSHA Citations

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As a conscientious employer, your company has many policies and procedures in place to make sure its workers are safe and at minimal risk of injury. Even so, workplace accidents are a sad reality for every business. For 45 years, OSHA has overseen American companies to ensure that basic safety standards are met. Recently, Intelivert… Read more »