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 […]

Can I Use My Best Friend as a Professional Reference?

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Asking for a reference can feel awkward, so it’s easy to turn to a friend. But, is asking a friend your best option? Let’s analyze to see if this is acceptable or not. What the Experts Say Generally speaking, you shouldn’t use a friend as a professional reference if you’ve never worked together. Although they […]

Common Hazards in the Manufacturing Industry to Be Aware Of

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 […]

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

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 […]

Best Ways to Juggle a Full-Time and Part-Time Job

Summer is the perfect time for side work to generate extra income. The only problem is juggling full-time and part-time work can become overwhelming and lead to burnout. If you feel like you’re getting overwhelmed working two jobs, check out these tips. Organize Your Workweek For starters, it’s helpful to schedule your workweek in advance […]