How to Form a Safety-First Culture

In many ways, you create a safety-first culture by engaging your employees. You want them to care about details, to follow the correct procedures, and to remain aware of their surroundings at all times. This will help you lower the risks of injuries and accidents. This focus on engagement has other impacts as well. The… Read More

Forklift Safety Tips For Workers

Operating a forklift represents a dangerous profession. The Department of Labor reports that more than 600 people lose their lives in forklift accidents each year. More than 7,500 suffer non-fatal injuries. Don’t let this happen to you. With the right precautions, you can stay out of those unfortunate statistics. Here are a few forklift safety… Read More

Safety Tips: Keeping Temp Workers Safe

You try to encourage a vibrant safety culture. All your full-time employees actively participate and you’re proud of how your team comes together around the topic. But what about temp workers? Do you do as much to involve them? This has become a crucial question in recent years. With the rise of the gig economy,… Read More

Do You Have Access to These PPE Items on The Warehouse Floor?

Working in a warehouse puts you in the middle of a fast-paced environment. This action will keep you moving and hopefully make your workday interesting. However, it can also put you in danger. That’s why having access to the right PPE on the warehouse floor represents a crucial ingredient to your long-term health. The expansion… Read More

How to Reassess Your 2021 Goals

You started 2021 with such hope. Especially after the dumpster fire that was 2020, you were ready to get your career back on track. Now the year is more than a third over. How have you done? Time to assess your 2021 goals. Generally speaking, it’s hard to chase down annual goals. Just look at… Read More

Tips on Getting the Most Out of an Exit Interview

There’s a zombie outbreak that could infect your office. No, not the Walking Dead-type of threat, with shuffling monsters seeking out brains. Rather, we’re talking about the epidemic of zombie exit interviews menacing HR departments. Here’s the process we’re talking about: Employees leave. HR professionals ask questions. But nothing changes. One study published a few… Read More

Interview Question Tips: Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?

It’s hard to talk about the future. The endeavor gets even more difficult when the discussion has a significant impact on your present. That’s why it gets tough to answer the interview question “where do you see yourself in five years?” A lot can happen in five years. That’s how long Breaking Bad lasted. The… Read More

How to Listen To Your Employees

Looking to upgrade your operations and to accelerate growth? Of course you are. That’s the point of business. Achieving those goals might start with listening to your own employees. Your current team represents an excellent resource to fuel innovation. Research suggests that the vast majority of your workers have ideas that could improve your business.… Read More

How to Transition from Temporary to Full Time

In relationship terms, it started off as a fling. Now you want to make it something monogamous. In other words, you want to turn that temporary gig into your full-time position. How do you get that done? It’s not an uncommon occurrence. A Forbes report, citing information from a major New York staffer, suggested that… Read More

Surprising Ways Turnover Can Hurt Your Business

Employees leave. It’s a fact of life for any organization. Family pressures, career changes, and retirements can send team members headed toward the door. However, keeping those departures to a minimum is crucial to long-term team building. A revolving door of employees can sap your productivity and stymie growth. This happens in several ways at… Read More