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How to Negotiate Your Salary

January 22, 2021

Maybe you just landed a new job? Maybe you received a promotion? Or may you’ve decided to ask for a raise? In all three cases, you’ll need to know how to negotiate your salary. Use these tips to get the best deal.  Tips for Negotiating Your Salary  Know Your Worth   Before you begin the negotiating process, do…

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Employee Perks to Offer in 2021

January 15, 2021

Are you hoping to keep your top talent and hire superstars? Certainly, money is important, but today’s workers often look beyond the paycheck. To improve both retention and recruiting, here are three employee perks to offer in 2021.  Top Perks Workers Want in 2021  Healthcare Insurance  With the recent pandemic, healthcare is top of mind for most people. And company-based programs tend to be more comprehensive and less expensive than public or private options. Of course, not…

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Easily Avoid These Top 10 OSHA Violations

January 8, 2021

Safety is of the utmost importance for you and your team. So, what can you do to prevent costly accidents? Here’s how to easily avoid these top 10 OSHA Violations.  Fall Protection Falls are one of the most common causes of work–related injuries and deaths. Be sure your company has the appropriate fall protections in place. And keep in mind, these regulations vary by industry.  …

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4 Industrial Skills You Should Brush Up on for the New Year

December 28, 2020

Do you work in manufacturing? Are you hoping to advance your career in 2021? Here are four industrial skills you should brush up on for the New Year.  4 Top Industrial Skills for 2021  Artificial Intelligence The Age of AI is here! Today, powerful processors allow computers to look for patterns, plan outcomes, make complex decisions and learn from their mistakes over time. This technology has already transformed several…

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How to Promote a Better Work-Life Harmony Among Your Employees

December 18, 2020

You want to maximize your team’s potential. However, you know overloading your workers will lead to burnout and high turnover. So, what’s the solution? Use these strategies to promote a better work-life harmony among your employees.   Ways to Promote a Better Work-Life Harmony Among Your Employees  Review Workloads  Are all your employees pulling their weight? Or are some overwhelmed while others are bored? As a manager, you’ll want to make sure everyone on your team can handle their workload. Of course, this will require detective work on your…

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Work With a Recruiter to Advance Your Welding Career in 2021

December 11, 2020

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for trained welders is expected to continue to grow throughout the next ten years. Are you hoping to advance your welding career in 2021? Here’s how working with a recruiter could be in your best interest.  3 Reasons Why Working with a Recruiter Could Advance Your Welding Career  You’ll Discover Better Options…

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How to Show Your Workers Appreciation During the Holiday Season

December 7, 2020

This has been a long year for everyone. So, how can you thank your employees for all they’ve done? Here’s how to show your workers appreciation during the holiday season.  Top Ideas for Showing Your Workers Appreciation During the Holiday Season  Schedule Extra Time Off  The holidays are hectic, and everyone could use the gift of time. Therefore, consider giving your employees a few bonus days off in November and…

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Workplace Winter Safety: Safety Gear Every Employee Should Have

November 27, 2020

Colder weather is on the way. Are you prepared? Here’s a list of workplace winter safety gear every employee should have.  Winter Safety Gear for Employees  Of course, the type of equipment you need depends on your job. If you work mostly outdoors, you’ll need warm clothing from head to toe. Whereas, if you switch between heated and unheated areas, you’ll probably want lighter…

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Predicting Manufacturing Trends for 2021

November 20, 2020

What will manufacturing look like in the upcoming year? Will it offer higher safety standards? More high-tech processes? Changes in the supply chain? Here are our predictions for 2021.  Top Manufacturing Trends for 2021  Employee Safety Will Take Center Stage  Although safety standards have been a priority in manufacturing for years, Coronavirus changed the rules further. Now, organizations are not only worried about slips, trips, falls and faulty equipment but also, sanitizing, social distancing…

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The Importance of Achieving Work-Life Balance During the Holidays

November 13, 2020

November and December are a busy time. So, should you work more or less? The correct answer depends on your situation. However, either way you need to recognize the importance of achieving a healthy work-life balance during the holidays.  Why Work-Life Balance Is ESPECIALLY Important During the Holidays  You Have More to Do Between events, decorating and shopping, life gets hectic during the holidays. Plus, if you job picks up toward…

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