How to Avoid the “Monkey See, Monkey Do” Effect

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You’ve probably heard the phrase “monkey see, monkey do.” It’s a psychological construct that is simple to understand: someone sees another person doing something, and they do it, too. In the business world, we can fall prey to this thinking as well. And although it can be valuable to see what other companies and organizations… Read more »

Beyond PPE: How to Keep Your Warehouse OSHA Compliant

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Remaining compliant with the guidelines of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is something that is frequently on the minds of every warehouse manager. But it’s important that you don’t forget about the standard guidelines in lieu of what’s going on with the COVID-19 pandemic — your warehouse employees need PPE to stay safe… Read more »

Top Questions About the Job Market Answered

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It’s safe to say that there is a lot of uncertainty swirling in the job market right now. You may be wondering if things will ever return to the way they were only a few months ago. Let’s take a look at some of the most common questions employees are asking about the job market… Read more »

What Do I Do If My Warehouse Runs Out of PPE?

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One of the biggest problems that the COVID-19 pandemic has made clear is that the federal government, state, and local governments and even healthcare institutions were not properly prepared for a widespread disease outbreak. And those shortcomings could very easily result in your business not having an adequate supply of personal protective equipment or PPE…. Read more »

Top 5 Recruiting Trends on the Rise in 2020

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Hiring and recruiting is vastly different than it was 30 years ago, or even 10. And the changes aren’t stopping as 2020 rolls on, especially with consideration to the COVID-19 pandemic and how it’s changed the industry landscape. So, what recruiting trends can you expect as we navigate the rest of the year? Here are… Read more »

What You Can Do to Help Employees Who Don’t Have Reliable Transportation

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It’s always a tough situation to navigate when one of your employees doesn’t have reliable transportation to and from your office. And even if that employee is a star at your company, if they can’t report to work on time or have to frequently miss work because of transportation troubles, they can’t stick around forever…. Read more »

3 Ways to Bridge the Age Gap in Your Workforce

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If your company is like most in the modern working world, you employ people of different ages at your facility. Many changes have been made in recent years of the way different generations interact in the workplace, and it’s easy to get bogged down with unfair stereotypes and assumptions. But the reality of the situation… Read more »

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close… Read more »

4 Ways to Improve Internal Workplace Communications

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There’s no question that communication within your business is of vital importance. If that communication breaks down, things start to go wrong. But effective internal communication boosts employee engagement, builds strong teams, and increases profitability. So, how can your company make sure that internal workplace communication is functioning at a top-notch level? Here are four… Read more »

How to Reduce Employee Turnover in 2020

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Employee turnover is one of the hot button items of 2020. Not only can it put a damper on morale, but turnover can also be very costly.  In fact, “some studies (such as SHRM) predict that every time a business replaces a salaried employee, it costs 6 to 9 month’s salary on average.” Here are… Read more »