Onboarding Tips to Help Contingent Employees Reach their Potential

They might only be part of your team for a limited time, but if you give them the chance, contingent employees can make a positive impact. The value you’ll get from this staffing arrangement completely depends on the amount of time and effort you’re willing to commit. Just as with any new hire, contingent employees Read more »

Is Your Talent Pipeline Drying Up?

Your company is only as strong as the talent powering it, but adding superstars to your lineup is easier said than done. If you’re having trouble finding top talent to fill your job openings, team up with a staffing agency. As hiring experts, recruiters know exactly where to find the talent you need, ensuring you’ll Read more »

These Four Leadership Mindsets Will Help Grow Your Business

Throughout history, the greatest leaders have rarely been the strongest, fastest or even smartest people. Rather, the key to being a great leader is to have the right attitude, mental strength and willpower to command success in any situation. Believing in yourself will take you further than any degree, certification or experience. This is what Read more »

Make Turnover Less Challenging for Your Team

Times of turnover are challenging for businesses. Production is often low, and terminating an employee is never easy. However, a drop in output is one thing, but the fear of losing your job is a completely different feeling. As an employer, it is important to have your team in mind during times of high turnover. Read more »

Identifying Common Productivity Roadblocks and How to Solve Them

From long meetings and water cooler talk to constant buzzing and poor planning, everybody has their Achilles’ heel in terms of common productivity roadblocks. Avoiding productivity roadblocks is paramount in maintaining the sufficient workflow required in a light industrial atmosphere. Here are a few ways to avoid roadblocks to productivity that can keep you on Read more »

Will a New Employee Turn Over Quickly?

When you add up the expense of losing an employee (lost productivity, time and resources spent on hiring and training and time and resources for recruiting their replacement), it’s much more than just the wages of your HR department involved in the new hiring process. Some experts estimate the cost of hiring a new employee Read more »

Why You Should Promote a Culture of Learning

Creating a culture of learning in your company does more than promote professional development for your team. It tells your team you are invested in them and their professional growth. Self-improvement is also an extremely healthy state of mind that makes for a highly capable and reliable employee. Do your company and its employees a Read more »

Empowering Your Team to Turn Weaknesses Into Strengths

Turning a weakness into a strength is a seemingly tall task. However, with the right approach, it can be quite simple. As a manager, there are many ways you can empower your team to turn weaknesses into strengths, yet you’ll often find people tend not to change much from who they are. What we have Read more »

Getting the Most Out of a Reserved Candidate

People who are reserved often make for some of the best employees. Reserved candidates are generally more introspective, better listeners and highly observant. All of these qualities are especially important in the light industrial industry as quality control and employee safety are at the forefront of successful warehouse management. So how do you get the Read more »

Identifying a Team Player in an Interview

Identifying a candidate’s teamwork skills is imperative to successfully recruiting a great team. Group work allows us to focus on our strengths, lean on our co-workers’ strengths, identify and solve problems and achieve greater productivity overall. Candidates with great teamwork skills understand the benefits of group work and how to get the most out of Read more »