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 »

How Can a Staffing Partnership Help You Find More Qualified Candidates?

For many business owners, finding the right candidate for your newest opening can be more challenging than planned. Whether you’re looking to hire a contingent employee for a specific period of time, or hoping for a new permanent employee, sometimes finding the candidate you need is trickier than you thought. That’s where a staffing firm Read more »

Should You Consider Candidates Lacking a Skill or Qualification?

Every decision in business is a cost-benefit decision, both in customer relations and in employment and staffing. When you interview for an open position, you have a list of qualities that are deal-breakers and ones that are an added bonus. Deal-breaker qualities are skills you can’t live without. You need an administrative professional with good Read more »

The Top Four Qualities Your Administrative Candidate Must Have

Every manager knows that for any office to run effectively and efficiently it must have strong and dynamic administrative professionals. They keep the entire workforce productive and on task, facilitate collaborative projects, and organize the daily minutia as well as big picture tasks. The role of an administrative assistant has changed over the years. Once Read more »