Start Planning for Employees’ Sick Days Now

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  In a perfect world, you would always know well in advance when a worker is going to be absent. But, as we get closer to winter, you may see an increase in sick days as colds and the flu begin to circulate through the workplace. Often, with these sorts of absences, you may get… Read more »

These 5 Apps Can Make Your Workplace Safer

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  Since almost everyone has a smartphone in their pocket, it’s no surprise apps have been developed that can help make workplaces safer. Not only are these highly convenient based on their level of accessibility, but they are also low-cost methods to improve your company and provide employees with valuable tools. Here are five that… Read more »

Does Your Workplace Have Unspoken Rules? Here’s Why They’re Bad for Business

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  Every business needs rules to guide the actions of their employees. In most cases, these are listed in a series of formal policies and procedures, serving as a reference point for the activities of all workers within the company. However, most organizations also have numerous unspoken rules based on behavioral expectations and business norms…. Read more »

Every Candidate Hates When You Do This!

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  While the nature of the recruitment process can leave both sides frustrated at times, there is one surefire way to leave your candidates fuming: Ghosting. Ghosting in a term that describes the end of a relationship without any closure, typically because one side just stops communicating with the other, leaving questions hanging in the… Read more »

Introducing Yourself on LinkedIn? Don’t Do It Like This!

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  LinkedIn provides job seekers with the opportunity to reach out to area recruiting and hiring managers without a more formal connection. While this ability is great for potentially locating a new position, it can also leave us open to making some critical errors during the introduction. And, if the first impression being offered isn’t… Read more »

Want to Attract Light Industrial Talent? Don’t Make These 5 Mistakes

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When companies look to add new talent, they often resort to their standard hiring processes and procedures. But just because these techniques worked well even a few years ago, that doesn’t mean they will attract employees today. In most cases, light industrial talent have options regarding where they can work, and simple mistakes in your… Read more »

Hate Networking? It May Be Simpler Than You Realize!

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  When some people think about networking, they cringe. It brings to mind images of spending your work and free time connecting with people on a professional level, even if you don’t have anything else in common. However, maintaining a network might not mean what you think it does. In fact, many individuals harbor misconceptions… Read more »

A Bigger Paycheck Doesn’t Guarantee a Better Hire

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  It wasn’t long ago that the best way to attract top candidates was to offer the biggest paycheck possible. While having a competitive compensation package is still important, there are other factors that carry more weight than you may realize. And this is especially true if you are looking to lure employees away from… Read more »