Posts Categorized: Employers

How to Find the Best People for the Right Jobs This Year

Hiring is one of the most important – and most challenging – tasks a business leader has. You need to find that perfect balance of skills, qualifications, experience and passion, not to mention that certain someone who fits perfect into your company culture! A bad hire can cost your company money, time and productivity, and… Read More »

Three Ways to Find Skilled Trades Talent in a Labor Shortage

It can be tough to find quality skilled workers in today’s environment. Many companies are competing for the same quality talent, and using traditional recruitment techniques often isn’t enough. Hiring managers, HR directors, recruiters, and staffing directors are all in the same boat. However, in the midst of this labor shortage, there are different avenues… Read More »

Three Ways to Show Appreciation for Your Employees as 2018 Ends

Why does it benefit your company to show valuable employees how you’re thankful for them? They’ll work harder, stay more focused, produce more and stay loyal to your company longer. Offering more money is a common solution, but it isn’t always the answer to showing your employees you appreciate them. Different rewards work for different… Read More »

How to Address Five Common Complaints with Personal Protective Equipment

From time to time, you will have issues trying to get your employees to wear their personal protective equipment (PPE) all the time. There are probably a few culprits on your team right now. And there’s always an excuse: it doesn’t fit right, they forgot to put it on or it takes too much time… Read More »

Six Ways Automation Can Help Your Employees Be More Productive

Good communication is the backbone of any successful company. You need to send reminders, relay messages with crucial information and data, and pass along inspiring words. Fortunately, now there’s technology available that can guarantee this communication happens. Setting up automated messages to convey essential information is a great way to keep your employees working efficiently… Read More »

Creating a Safety Culture: The Backbone of Your Organization

Safety in the workplace should always be at the forefront of your employees’ minds. It should permeate the attitudes and behaviors of everyone, from the newest hire to the supervisors to the owners. A positive safety culture is a critical piece to any successful company. If your workers don’t make their own safety and that… Read More »

Are Your Employees Disappearing? How to Prevent Job Abandonment

Job abandonment is when employees fail to show up for work as scheduled. Instead, they leave the job without giving you any notice or requesting any time off, leaving you in a tough spot – shorthanded with very little notice. These disappearances from jobs have led to the term “ghosting” in the workplace. Sometimes the… Read More »

Servant Leadership: Working for Your Team

Servant leadership is a term coined by Robert Greenleaf in 1970, changing the way we think about leadership in companies. Instead of suggesting employees complete tasks that serve and support their bosses, Greenleaf asserted the boss should support the employees. The boss supports their team with leadership and guidance, empowering team members to take ownership… Read More »

How to Build a Staffing Solution That Grows with Your Business

It’s finally time. Your company is growing and you need to bring on more staff. It’s an exciting and lucrative time for small businesses to be growing. Most will find that as they add new staff, they’ll continue to flourish. However, you still need to make sure you make the right hires and hire in… Read More »

What’s the Right Way to Engage an Inconsistent Worker?

Inconsistent employees can be really frustrating! Sometimes you’re ready to pour down accolades and award bonuses for their outstanding achievements, while other times you’re pulling your hair out over their sloppiness and missed deadlines. Not only do you have to charge your team with the task of picking up the slack for them, it’s hard… Read More »