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Should I Answer the Recruiter Messaging Me on LinkedIn?

February 26, 2021

LinkedIn is a wonderful place to connect with your colleagues and other professionals in your field. So, what if a recruiter messages you? Here’s why and how you should respond.  Why You SHOULD Answer a Recruiter Messaging You on Linked  Learn About New Opportunities Maybe you are happy in your current position. However, what if you could make more money? Receive better benefits? Or work on an up-and-coming product…

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Can Tattooed Talent Be Your Top Talent?

February 20, 2021

If you glance around a crowd, you’ll probably noticed tattoos are everywhere. In fact, nearly half (47%) of American millennials have at least one tattoo. So, when you’re interviewing candidates, odds are, you’ll see a tattoo. Should this impact your hiring decisions? Or can tattooed talent be your top talent?  How Tattoos Influence Hiring Decisions  Depending on the situation, tattoos may or may not impact hiring decisions. In a survey…

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It’s Time to Re-enter the Workforce, Here’s How to Prepare

February 12, 2021

Maybe you decided to take some time off for personal reasons? Or maybe you were laid off during the pandemic? Either way, now it’s time to re-enter the workforce. Here’s how to prepare.  Tips for Re-Entering the Workforce  Have a Plan Before you embark on your job-hunting journey, you need to know WHERE you want to go. Begin by asking yourself these important questions. What is my ideal role/company?…

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Setting Employee Social Media Standards

February 5, 2021

Online posts by your workers can reflect either negatively or positively on your company. Does your team know what’s acceptable? If not, use these tips to set employee social media standards.  Setting Employee Social Media Standards Explain Why You Have Employee Social Media Standards  Some people feel workplace social media guidelines infringe on their individual rights. As a result, it’s important to introduce policies in the right way. Remember, social…

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Keeping Politics Out of the Office

January 29, 2021

The news is buzzing with everything political and presidential these days. Therefore, it’s no surprise that disagreements may pop up in the workplace. So, what can you do to dodge these uncomfortable situations? Use these tips for keeping politics out of the office.   Do’s and Don’ts for Keeping Politics Out of the Office  Do  Know the Rules  Keep in mind, your First Amendment right…

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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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