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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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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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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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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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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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Benefits of Upskilling Your Light Industrial Workers

November 6, 2020

Sometimes manufacturing companies hesitate to provide training for their employees. After all, these programs can be expensive. However, the long-term gains usually far outweigh the initial costs.  Here are the top benefits of upskilling your light industrial workers.  Higher Performing Employees  What if your employees didn’t see their job as a just a job but rather as a career-building opportunity? Do you think they would work harder? You bet.…

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Workplace Winter Safety: What You Need to Know with COVID

October 30, 2020

The pandemic has been unsettling. And unfortunately, many experts predict a second wave of Coronavirus cases this winter. So, how can you stay safe in the workplace? Here’s what you need to know with COVID.  Top Ways to Protect Yourself from COVID in the Workplace This Winter  1. Wash Your Hands This sounds simple. However, according to the CDC, handwashing is one of the best ways…

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