Posts Tagged: Industrial Staffing Victorville CA

5 Top Transferable Job Skills

If you are trying to find a job and you hear someone talk about your transferable skills, you might wonder what that means. It simply refers to all those skills you have developed throughout your life. Some of those skills go back to your childhood, and others you may have acquired from schools and work… Read More »

Safety 101: If You Aren’t Trained, Don’t Do It

Anyone familiar with manufacturing, specifically in a machine shop, will know what a lathe is. It’s a piece of equipment on which you can create round parts from wood or metal. You might also know that with a little time, someone could teach you how to make a few rudimentary parts on that lathe. So,… Read More »

Safety Guide: A Near Miss Could Be an Accident Tomorrow

Call it what you like—a “close call,” “narrow escape,” or “near hit”—a National Safety Council fact sheet refers to it as a “near-miss” and defines it as an “unplanned event that did not result in injury, illness or damage – but had the potential to do so.” The fact sheet goes on to emphasize that it was… Read More »

Safety 101: Shortcuts Are Your Worst Enemy

Maintaining a safe workplace can be difficult and confusing. There are regulations and best practices to follow, and it’s up to you to determine which of these makes sense for your facility.  On the other hand, there are plenty of safety shortcuts that can make improvements in your productivity and add to your company’s bottom line. And it’s easy to convince yourself that it’s your responsibility to ensure that your… Read More »

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close… Read More »

Safety Guide: Avoid the Monkey See, Monkey Do Effect

If an organization is going to develop an effective safety culture, it must start with senior management and extend to the least senior worker. And nowhere along the chain of command is safety more important than with managers on the shop floor.   Why? Because these are the visible leaders of the company, and they have… Read More »

Stop Waiting! Stop Procrastination at Work Today!

We all procrastinate. We know what we’re supposed to be doing, but something else is just more appealing. Instagram. Solitaire. Your Facebook feed. Even simply chatting about your weekend with your colleagues. Chances are we’re putting off our work because it’s challenging or tedious or time-consuming. But we’ll pay the price in the end. If… Read More »

The Importance of Encouraging Employees’ Professional Development

There’s a lot of value in making sure your employees have access to professional development. First, a lot of job seekers look for that benefit when they’re interviewing and applying to jobs. Second, continued learning means a long career and many employees will feel more loyal to the company that sponsors their professional development. And… Read More »

Should You Hire a Candidate Who Doesn’t Meet All the Requirements?

Is there such thing as the perfect candidate? At the start of the hiring process, you’re envisioning a candidate who has the perfect combination of skills, experience, personality and work ethic whose references all check out and whose personality matches your company culture. With unemployment in the Victorville area at 5.8 percent, the candidates who… Read More »

How Your Business Can Prepare for Seasonal Staffing Needs

No matter the business you’re in, you need to have a staffing strategy in place to keep things running smoothly through highs and lows. Many industries have seasonal fluctuations where business increases, meaning they need to bring on additional staff. Preparing with a staffing plan covers your business so you are ahead of the game… Read More »