3 Red Flags You Can’t Ignore in a Light Industrial Interview

Hiring light industrial employees that are reliable is important not only for the productivity of your company, but for the safety of your entire organization. One bad hire can lead to a major mishap that can cost your warehouse thousands. Finding the right employee is a process and the biggest part of that process is Read more »

Must-Ask Questions for Light Industrial Interviews

As you work to recruit the best light industrial candidates, it’s important to be prepared for a rigorous round of screenings and interviews before making the right choice. You’re preparing to interview a few candidates who look great on paper – lots of experience, the right attitudes about the industry and a career path that Read more »

Want to Attract the BEST Candidates? Post THIS Now!

We’ve all seen them – job postings that are so dynamic and inviting we want to apply even if we aren’t qualified, just to be told ‘no’ by someone so eloquent. That person must be dripping with energy and panache. Maybe not. Behind every fantastic job posting is a person who communicates well and (hopefully) Read more »

Helping Your Team Find Meaning and Purpose in Their Role

It’s easy for light industrial workers to lose sight of their impact on the bottom line in a large warehouse. Some Detroit automotive laborers or Nashville distribution professionals feel stuck doing the same thing day after day and have trouble seeing the big picture of how their work not only drives the company forward, but Read more »

Lost Your Best Employee? Here Are Your Takeaways

Losing your best employee is never a good thing, but if you take anything away from the situation, learn how to improve your employee retention moving forward. Employees are the greatest assets to any company. However, losing one employee cannot bring your business to a screeching halt. It’s your responsibility to create the best work Read more »

Strategic Staffing: Evaluating a Candidate’s Passion in an Interview

Does passion really matter? If the candidate can do the job, has done similar work, and has a good attitude, do they have to love their job & industry? No, not really. However, if you don’t hire passionate temporary employees, you’re making a hiring mistake. Sure, a dispassionate employee may be able to perform the Read more »

Is Employee Satisfaction Fizzling? Bring Back the Sizzle with This

Employee satisfaction matters. Not only are happy employees more productive employees, you are also more likely to retain and promote top talent and hold a pristine reputation among job seekers (and potential customers!) by keeping satisfaction a top priority. Knowing what your employees want and need requires a certain amount of management savvy and a Read more »

7 Strategies for Choosing Between Two Qualified Candidates

Recruitment is hefty work not just for recruiters, but for the hiring manager, the team, and the candidate! By the time the process nears its end, everyone involved is ready for a decision to be made – including you! The trouble is, there are two candidates who are just too right for this particular role, Read more »

Is Your Job Candidate a Leader? Here’s How to Tell

What makes a leader? Competence, experience and knowledge aside, the ideal team lead is probably a unique mix of several top qualities. While the following characteristics will ideally show themselves in all employees, leaders must have these in excess. When assessing an upcoming managerial candidate, keep the following list handy: A Leader Must Demonstrate… Honesty. Read more »

7 Tips to Help Prevent Management Burnout

Are your managers burnt out? You can identify burnout when an employee takes frequent, undefined days off, answers questions with disinterest, and seems generally less happy and productive. Below, we have compiled the top seven reasons managers burn out, plus tips for prevention: Unattainable Goals When managers are shooting for the moon with a project Read more »