Ending the “Perfect Hire” Mentality

The search for the perfect candidate – where does it usually end? Mostly, in disappointment. Similar to the perfect boss or the perfect business, the perfect hire is something that rarely exists. While it is important to search until you find the right person, waiting until you come across the ideal job seeker may mean Read more »

Does Your Manufacturing Workplace Have a Learning Culture

Manufacturing operations look a lot different today than they did back in our grandfathers’ era. Technology has changed the way everyone works, and manufacturing is no different. Both what we produce and how we produce it has changed, and not just over decades, but sometimes just over mere days. We can create more in less Read more »

The Benefit of Performing Exit Interviews

Typically, exit interviews go one of two ways. Cautious employees don’t want to burn bridges and are reluctant to reveal useful information. Or disgruntled employees take the opportunity to unload any perceived slight they suffered during their tenure. If handled correctly, and departing employees are encouraged to share honestly, there is much to be learned Read more »

Strategic Staffing: Assessing Your Needs

The workplace is an ever-evolving place and trying to keep up with the changes can be exhausting. It can feel as though you are always short-staffed or maybe you have bored employees because you are over-staffed.  As your company changes, you must assess your staffing needs differently than you have in the past. Strategic staffing Read more »

Personal Branding for Candidates

Everyone has a brand. Whether you take advantage of it or not, doesn’t negate the fact that you have a distinct ability to market yourself in a variety of ways. From a website to a personalized email, getting your name out there and recognized will be a strong factor in your job search and should Read more »