Why Your Next Hire Should Be a Thought Leader

In a world where innovation is always right around the corner, it’s important to not only keep up with industry trends, but to get ahead of your competition. Establishing an intuitive and thought-leading culture in your company is imperative for staying atop your industry and connecting with your customers. Filling your think tank with the Read more »

Gauging Employee Satisfaction

With voluntary turnover rates increasing year after year, have you ever wondered if there was something you could do to prevent workers from jumping ship before they’ve already put in their two week notice? Having an informed perspective of company morale will keep you from losing your most precious assets, your employees. Pay attention If Read more »

Proving Feedback Benefits More Than Just the Candidate

Providing feedback to candidates that were not selected for the position is a modern staffing strategy. You may be asking yourself, “Why wouldn’t I just put my time and resources into onboarding the candidate that I did choose?” Well there are a few key reasons this is not always the best way to conduct business. Read more »

Tips to Improve Employee Retention Rates

Employee voluntary turnover rates are on the rise, currently at 11 percent. This means companies are going through the costly hiring process unprepared. Save your company time and money by adhering to these employee satisfaction best practices. Ask Just like you would conduct consumer research, do your due diligence to find out how your employees Read more »

How to: Managing a Multigenerational Workforce

Baby boomers and millennials grew up in completely different worlds. This can lead to poor communication within a multigenerational workforce. It is your responsibility to create commonality between your multigeneration team and curb any differences that may be perpetuated in your company. Create a Baseline One of the best ways not to exaggerate differences among Read more »

Finding a Well-Rounded Team and Why This Matters

Hiring employees is easy, right? You just pick the best candidate and put him or her in position and it all works out. Often when you are building a warehouse team, it’s not quite that simple. It’s important to have the big picture in mind and consider the skill gaps your company may have. For Read more »

Tips for Helping Your Employees Create a Work-Life Balance

For too long, light industrial companies, along with many others, have ignored the importance of establishing a healthy work-life balance for their warehouse employees. Often, light industrial professionals were expected to be robotic in their output. If their numbers declined, they would be terminated without any questions as to what may have led to the Read more »

Building the Balance: Big-Picture Hiring Strategies

Every HR manager dreams of a team that syncs up and soars; micromanagement is unnecessary, reprimands are few, and conflicts? Never. In this perfect non-universe, every personality and level of capability would align and results would be unprecedented. Imperfections and mishaps are inevitable but excellence is achievable. With the right mindset throughout the hiring process Read more »

How To: Scouting for Highly Productive Employees

With so many hopefuls on the job search, filling jobs in Detroit, MI can be tricky. While prospective employees are not hard to find, finding the right employee is paramount to increase productivity in your plant. So what are some of the traits of highly productive employees? Positivity Employees who like their jobs tend to Read more »

Strategic Staffing: What’s Missing From Your Onboarding Process?

Onboarding – the process of acclimating your new hire to the company and the role assigned – is a reformation of what was once seen as a first-day orientation or general job training. The concept of onboarding mashes these traditional approaches to bringing aboard a new hire, adding elements of comfort and a far more Read more »