Are Your Decision-Making Skills Different on the Night Shift?

The night shift is an absolute necessity in the industrial world – nearly fifteen million Americans work a permanent third-shift job or regularly rotate on a night shift. But that change in working time doesn’t come without hazards – sleepiness, fatigue, decreased attention and disruption of the metabolic process are just a few. Here’s what… 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 »

How Can You Increase Your Value as an Employee?

It’s competitive out there. You want to make sure you’re leading the pack at work and making yourself indispensable to your employer. Next thing you know you’ll be up for a raise or promotion, and there’s no better way to stand out than to work hard and show that they simply won’t be as valuable… Read More »

Don’t Burn Bridges: Best Practices for Leaving Your Job

Once you decide to leave your job, you need to be careful of how you manage your relationships with your supervisor and co-workers in your final weeks. If you alienate your former colleagues, you risk getting bad references as you apply for new jobs. You never know who you will run into again, either professionally… Read More »

Seven Questions to Ask Today for a Better Work Day Tomorrow

Have you made self-reflection a daily habit? Asking questions of yourself can help you line up your priorities and motives and set yourself up so you can be productive and effective at work each day. Here are seven questions you can ask yourself to prepare for a great work day tomorrow. 1. What do I… 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 »

How Do You Choose to Follow Up After an Interview?

Knowing when and how often to follow up after a job interview is a delicate balance. If you do nothing, you’ll seem disinterested. But if you’re calling every hour to get an update, you risk irritating them and you might not get a second interview. So how can you find a good balance? You have… Read More »