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How Often Should I Provide Safety Training to My Employees?

June 23, 2022

Your employees’ safety is your top priority. This is why you need to provide safety training on a regular basis. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires you to train employees on any hazards they may encounter while at work. This includes everything from electrical hazards to hazards involved with working at heights. Because…

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Workplace Safety Tips for National Safety Month

June 9, 2022

Did you know that June is National Safety Month? The emphasis is on the safety issues surrounding workers who engage in high-risk manufacturing activities. Along with causing irreparable damage to workers, workplace accidents have a negative impact on productivity. These are reasons why identification and minimization of potential hazards is important. The safety of your…

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How Is Your Manufacturing Organization’s Culture?

May 19, 2022

Your manufacturing company’s culture impacts every aspect of the business. Among the most important issues are employee engagement, productivity, job satisfaction, and retention. All of these issues impact your bottom line. Your company should be continuously finding ways to improve its culture. The more flexible your culture, the more attractive it is to millennials and…

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How Prioritizing Your Employees’ Mental Health Can Lead to Better Retention

May 5, 2022

As The Great Resignation continues, your company needs to do what it can to keep the employees that remain. One of the most effective ways to accomplish this is by promoting mental health among your employees. The ongoing effects of the coronavirus pandemic have increased the need to promote mental wellness for your employees. Emphasizing…

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6 Ways to Close the Employee Connection Gap

April 21, 2022

Communication is one of the best ways to bridge the connection gap in your organization. Encouraging dialogue among leaders, managers, and employees promotes understanding and helps to reach company goals. The more informed employees are about business-related issues, the more valued they tend to feel. This helps increase engagement, productivity, and the bottom line. Implement…

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How to Better Motivate Your Manufacturing Team

April 7, 2022

As a manager in the manufacturing industry, increasing your team’s productivity likely is one of your top priorities. The more productive your team is, the better your bottom line is. Part of increasing your team’s productivity is providing the motivation for them to accomplish more each day. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to…

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Improving Diversity & Inclusion in Manufacturing

March 24, 2022

Manufacturing companies have not shown as much progress in diversity and inclusion as many other industries. This means that most manufacturing organizations are behind other sectors in their progress with these issues. Fortunately, the mindset of manufacturing company leaders includes the ability to systematically solve problems. As a result, leadership can apply their skills to…

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6 Ways to Organize Your Warehouse

March 10, 2022

Having an organized warehouse helps your company run efficiently. This means your warehouse space needs to be optimized to fit your needs. The better your warehouse is organized, the more quickly your team can receive merchandise, prepare orders, load and ship containers, and maintain customer satisfaction. Implement these six tips to maintain organization in your…

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How to Increase Your Manufacturing Productivity

February 17, 2022

Maintaining productivity at your manufacturing facility is important. It helps get your finished products into the hands of consumers. One way to increase your productivity is by improving your efficiency. The faster the work is done, the more finished products you can produce. This elevates your bottom line. Implement these tips to improve productivity at…

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Should You Hire the Overqualified Candidate?

February 3, 2022

When you have a role that is hard to fill, you may be tempted to hire any highly skilled applicant who shows interest. However, if you bring them aboard right away, you may run into problems down the road. Because there are advantages and disadvantages to hiring an overqualified applicant, be sure to think about…

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