5 Tips to Make Sure Your Employees Feel Appreciated

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One of the best ways to attract and retain the best employees is to treat them well, so they feel valued. Research by the American Psychological Association has shown that when people experience gratitude from their manager, they are more productive. And, teams perform tasks better when their members believe that their colleagues respect and… Read more »

Are You Getting Ready to Return to Work? Learn How to Stay Safe

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Returning to work during the Covid-19 pandemic can be a scary and stress-inducing thought. But by being sensible and taking the right protective measures, you can ensure that you’re keeping yourself and others safe. As noted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the more closely you interact with others, the longer the… Read more »

8 Tips for Effectively Giving Feedback to Your Employees

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Effective feedback enables employees to grow as professionals. It increases loyalty and engagement – and can be equally valuable for the giver, as you seek to strengthen and develop as a leader. Giving feedback is not always easy, but it’s essential and well worth the effort. Here are some tips for success: Be prepared. Prepare… Read more »

Learn How to Keep Your Manufacturing Employees Safe

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As reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, manufacturing is among the top three most potentially dangerous occupations, with 395,300 workplace injuries and 35,000 workplace illnesses annually. Other highlights of the most recent BLS Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, published in November 2019, include: Twenty-six percent of all non-fatal workplace injuries resulted from… Read more »

Why You Should Have a Passion Outside of Work

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Check out the various dictionary definitions of “passion,” and you’ll find words like “powerful, compelling, a strong fondness, liking or desire” and “an intense, driving feeling or conviction.” Passion is all of the above. And while it’s awesome to have passion for your work, it’s equally important to pursue your dreams away from the job. There… Read more »

Learn Why Your Company Should Have a Work from Home Policy

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Remote work was already a growing trend when the Covid-19 pandemic struck earlier this year. Then it became the norm, virtually overnight. It may be a positive outcome of this surreal time for many employers as they realize the numerous benefits associated with team members working from home. Consider the following factors: Morale When it… Read more »

Tips for Measuring the Success of Your Remote Employees

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Six months ago, you may have had some remote employees at your company – or not. But today, chances are, that picture looks very different. Where working from home was a growing trend before the coronavirus pandemic onset, it has now become the norm at many businesses. Do you plan to allow your employees to… Read more »

Follow These Tips for Being Productive while Working from Home

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There’s no place like home. And then, it also becomes your workplace. For many, this change was force-fed with the sudden onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. For others, working remotely has already been the norm. For a growing number of workers worldwide, it’s an increasingly desired option. Regardless of how you got there, what can… Read more »

How to Navigate Your Job Search During Covid-19

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Despite all the uncertainty of 2020, you can still stay on track with your job search plan. Yes, you have to readjust your strategy a bit. But no, it’s not the best idea to move it to the back burner and spend your free time binge-watching TV and mastering video games. Continue to lay the… Read more »

5 Tips for Hiring During and After COVID-19

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As you prepare to resume business operations following the COVID-19 pandemic, you may need to expand your workforce.  What considerations should you keep in mind at this unique time? About Interviewing Protection and consistency are the two key factors when it comes to interviewing at this time. Consider using video interviewing to keep applicants and… Read more »