Summer Perks to Boost Employee Morale

Summer is here with warmer temperatures, outdoor events, and of course, a more distracted workforce. So, how can you keep everyone engaged while still embracing the fun of the season? Check out these five perks to boost employee morale. Flexible Hours According to a recent survey, employees listed flexible scheduling as their most desirable summer… Read More »

6 Tips to Recruiting in an Economic Downturn

During a loose labor market, companies find themselves in an enviable position. Often, they can choose from a seemingly endless supply of qualified candidates. However, don’t let this opportunity go to waste. Use these six tips to maximize your recruiting efforts during an economic downturn. Take Advantage of Reduced Competition With higher unemployment rates, more… Read More »

How to Prepare for Your Workforce Crisis Recovery

Sometimes catastrophe strikes. Whether it’s an economic downturn, a pandemic, a natural disaster or a company scandal, your organization should be ready to make a comeback. Here’s how to prepare for your workforce crisis recovery. Be Proactive The best time to develop a strategy is before a disaster happens. If you haven’t already, form a… Read More »

Best Practices to Ensure Your Staff Stays Healthy

Being in good physical and mental shape helps your team to be more productive. And productive employees help your business succeed. So, how can your company encourage wellness? Follow these best practices to ensure your staff stays healthy. Identify a Wellness Leader or Team If your organization is serious about employee health, you’ll need to… Read More »

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close… Read More »

Do I Need to Provide My Workers with PPE?

You want to keep your workers safe, but personal protective equipment or PPE can be expensive. So, who should foot the bill? The employer or the employee? Here’s a brief overview of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) current PPE regulations. Do I Need to Provide My Workers with PPE? In most cases, the… Read More »

Important OSHA Updates for 2020

January is a wonderful time to review your workplace safety policy. But do you know what standards have changed recently? Here’s a list of important OSHA updates for 2020. The New Beryllium Standard Beryllium is a steel-grey metal used in high-speed aircraft, missiles, and communication satellites. Beryllium also is highly toxic. Overexposure to beryllium can… Read More »

How to Handle That One Employee Who’s ALWAYS Late

We’ve all had one of those days. The alarm doesn’t go off. We get stuck in traffic. Or, the babysitter doesn’t show. And, uh-oh, now we’re late to work. But, what do you do about people who stroll in late as part of their routine? Decide If It’s Worth Addressing As a manager, sometimes you… Read More »

Tips to Maintaining a Positive Work-Life Balance on the Night Shift

Maintaining a quality work-life balance can be challenging for regular nine to five employees. And, when you’re working second or third shift, this balancing act becomes even more difficult. Whether you’re on the night shift by choice or necessity, here’s how to make the most out of your schedule. Block Out a Time for Sleep… Read More »

6 Ways to Make Your Job Posting Stand Out More!

Is your company searching for talented candidates but struggling to bring in qualified applicants? To attract top employees, you must first capture their attention. This process begins with interesting, informative and eye-catching job postings. How can your organization create top-level listings? Here are six strategies to stand out from the crowd. 1. Start With a… Read More »