Are you a business owner worried about The Great Resignation? Since the pandemic of 2020 and the rise of remote working, more people are quitting their jobs to work for themselves. While it is a great opportunity for one to take control of their career and lifestyle, it can also be a daunting and stressful… Read More »
12 Easy Ways to Improve Production Floor Communication in a Factory
If you’re a manager in a production factory, communication is key. You need to be able to keep track of what’s going on and ensure that everyone is on the same page. Here are 12 easy ways to improve communication in your factory: 1. Have a clear and concise production plan. When you’re communicating with… Read More »
Making Hiring Decisions: How to Balance Speed and Quality
When you’re hiring, it’s important to find the right balance between speed and quality. You want to make sure you’re moving quickly enough that you don’t lose out on good candidates, but you also don’t want to hurry and make a bad decision. Here are a few tips for finding the right balance for your… Read More »
Are Transportation Issues Causing More Candidates to Look for Remote Work Options?
Did you know that according to a recent study, 63 percent of employees would leave their current job for one with better transportation options? And it’s not just workers in large metropolitan areas who are struggling; those in small towns, for instance, and rural areas are also looking for ways to avoid long commutes. In… Read More »
Is Your Outdated Onboarding Process Costing You Talent?
When was the last time your business revisited the procedures for bringing on new hires? If it’s been 3, 5 or even 10 years, you’re due for an overhaul. Otherwise, your outdated onboarding process could be costing you talent. Why Outdated Onboarding Chases Away Talent First Impressions Matter Imagine you are a new hire. On… Read More »
Behavioral Interview Questions to Learn About a Candidate’s Personality
Your company is interviewing a candidate. This individual has the necessary skills and the right experience. Now, will they get along with the rest of your team? Here are five behavioral interview questions you can ask to learn more about their personality. Behavioral Interview Questions That Provide Insight into a Candidate’s Personality What Motivates You… Read More »
How Improving Your Onboarding Process Can Improve Retention
Many businesses view onboarding as something they simply need to check off their to-do list. Have new employees fill out paperwork, introduce them to their coworkers and that’s that. However, did you know a thoughtfully designed and executed onboarding process can improve retention rates? Why Improving Onboarding Improves Retention You Give Your New Hires a… Read More »
What to Know About Pre-Employment Drug Screening in Arkansas
Your company is considering drug testing new hires. So, what can you and can’t you do? Here’s what you need to know about pre-employment drug screening in Arkansas. Is Pre-Employment Drug Screening Required or Restricted in Arkansas? Arkansas has no specific laws either requiring or restricting general drug testing. The state does, however, sponsor a… Read More »
Can I Cut My Recruiting Costs Without Sacrificing Quality?
After the COVID-19 crisis, many businesses are searching for ways to save money in 2021. So, you may be wondering, “Can I cut my recruiting costs without sacrificing quality?” Although it’s possible, proceed with caution. The RIGHT strategy is key. Cost Effective Recruitment Strategies Clarify Job Descriptions When you post a job opening, do you… Read More »
Creative Strategies to Recruit New Talent
With the unemployment rate at a record low, your company may be having trouble finding qualified candidates. So, what should you do? Guess what? It’s time to get creative. Check out these innovative strategies for recruiting new talent. Manufacture Talent According to staffing expert, Scott Wintrip companies can create or “manufacture” candidates for open positions.… Read More »