Why You Need to Reference Check Your Recruits

There is a misconception that reference checks are a waste of time. However, with high turnover rates, you can never be too sure about a candidate’s abilities or likelihood to stick around. Don’t overlook the little things or trust your recruiting tactics, because the importance of reference checking candidates is to verify information. Red flags Read more »

How to Highlight Temporary Work Experience on Your Resume

There are a number of benefits of temporary work experience. The ability to adapt quickly and learn new skills is part of why recruiters prefer temporary work experience in some cases. However, with temporary work come certain complications that can lead recruiters to choose other candidates because of the lack of clarity and consistency on Read more »

Boost Employee Attendance Rates With These 6 Tips

Improving employee attendance rates is a matter of motivation. Motivating employees to attend work and finding out the motivation for missing work is the most direct way to boost your employee attendance rate. Motivate your team with these employee management tips. Have flexible scheduling Having the ability to work around surprise absences can save your Read more »

Watch for These 5 Signs of Employee Dissatisfaction

Identifying signs that an employee is unhappy is a key component of being a leader in business. It can happen to anyone at any time. Employee dissatisfaction can result from a personal issue or a fading interest in a particular company, position or even industry. Once you’ve realized the morale of your team is low, Read more »

How to Sharpen Your Problem-Solving Abilities

Problems are going to arise in the office, it’s inevitable. As a manager, it is your job to remediate these issues before things get out of hand. Whether it’s personnel issues or a puzzle you can’t quite solve in your current project, finding a solution to workplace problems that is quick and effective is paramount. Read more »

Experience vs. Potential: Why Potential Wins Out

The hiring process starts with establishing the ideal candidate through your posting. So much of the focus of the standard job posting, whether it’s for logistics professionals, distribution experts, automotive workers or administrative professionals, is experience and qualifications. This is because a candidate would not be able to fulfill the necessary duties of the job Read more »

Turning Your New Employee Into a Star

While all employees have their limits, a company has the ability to bring out the best in a new hire and turn them into a star. Don’t allow your recruiting process to determine the limits of a new hire. Instead, treat each new hire as though they have the ability to climb to the top Read more »

The Power of Transparency in the Workplace

A demand for transparency is sweeping across the nation and its impacting everyone from food and beverage brands to corporate employers. As social media continues to revolutionize the way information is shared, Americans are beginning to require transparency in all facets of their lives. This is especially the case when it comes to their profession. Read more »

6 Ways to Show (Not Tell) Your Employees They Are Appreciated

In the workplace, a little appreciation can go a long way. However, a simple thank you may seem disingenuous when an employee continues to go above and beyond, and their role and rate of pay stays the same. Get more hands-on and personal with your employee appreciation efforts. Let your employees know you not only Read more »

Reimagine Your Onboarding Process for Better Employees

How you onboard new employees sets the tone for their entire tenure with your organization. Spending too little time with a new Florence automotive technician can lead to a shaky start, while coddling a new Lexington warehouse worker can lead to consistent micromanagement. The key to an effective onboarding program is timing and the human Read more »