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 »

5 Ways to Make Background Checks More Efficient

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Background screening is one of the final steps of the hiring process, and sometimes can be the longest part. Here are five tips for streamlining background checks and making them more efficient. 1. Only Find Essential Information Employment background checks can unearth a lot of information, including criminal records, drug screening, work history, driving records,… Read more »

How Many Rounds of Interviews Are Too Many?

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It can be beneficial to have multiple interviews to fill a position. This allows the employer to gain more valuable information about the candidate and make a well-informed decision. But how many rounds of interviews are truly necessary? In this post, we’ll find out. A General Rule There is no definitive number as to how… Read more »

Common Hazards in the Manufacturing Industry to Be Aware Of

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In the manufacturing industry, working conditions, responsibilities, processes and safety hazards are all something to keep in mind throughout the workday. Here are the biggest risks to be aware of. Slip, Trips and Falls Over a quarter (26 percent) of all nonfatal injuries involved slips, trips and falls, according to the Centers for Disease Control… Read more »

Are You Being Ghosted by Candidates? Let’s Avoid This.

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There’s nothing more frustrating than a no-show for an interview. Ghosting is a recent trend we’ve seen in the staffing and recruiting industry, and experts say it’s increased by 10 to 20 percent over the past year. Here’s how to handle it. Keep Candidates in the Loop When performing a job search, most candidates will… Read more »

Virtual Reality is the Future of Forklift Training

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Forklifts are an integral part of a warehouse and make it more efficient and productive. Unfortunately, they can also be dangerous, with 34,900 serious injuries involving forklift accidents occurring each year. When hiring forklift operators, ensuring they’re trained and certified is a must. Now, virtual reality is putting a new twist on making sure your… Read more »

How to Prevent Yourself From Slipping, Tripping and Falling at Work

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Safety is always a top priority in any warehouse. One of the biggest threats employees face is slips, trips and falls. In fact, “26 percent of the 892,270 nonfatal work injuries resulting in days away from work were related to slips, trips and falls.” Here are a few ways you can prevent yourself from being… Read more »

How to Properly Use LinkedIn to Recruit Top Candidates

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With over half a billion users and 260 million of them logging in monthly, LinkedIn is the go-to for many recruiters. Many of which have great success, finding highly talented candidates that are assets to the workplace. To fully take advantage of this resource, you must know how to properly utilize LinkedIn’s recruiting tools. Here… Read more »

5 Tips to Recruiting Passive Candidates

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It’s hard to stress enough the importance of finding top candidates for a job. The strength of your recruiting efforts heavily impacts the success of your company and your overall bottom line.  Sometimes great recruiting isn’t finding the candidates who are actively seeking a job. It’s finding the ones who aren’t looking but are willing… Read more »