How to Spot Your Next Leader at Work

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Leaders drive your company to success, so it’s important to choose them wisely. Doing so might be harder than you realize, as being an outstanding employee doesn’t necessarily make someone leadership material.   It’s important to know the soft skills that separate future leaders from the pack. Here’s how to identify employees who might be your… Read more »

5 Ways You Can Keep Politics Out Of the Workplace

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Politics are always a hot topic, but even more so right now, since 2020 is an election year. You know the havoc political battles can wreak on your workforce, and you’re not interested in it.  It’s almost inevitable that your employees don’t all share the same viewpoints and will not be voting for the same… Read more »

Confronting Employee Theft — What You Need to Know

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You want to think the best of every person on your team, but right now, something just isn’t adding up. Whether inventory or cash keeps mysteriously disappearing, your gut feeling is screaming something is up. It’s important to nip theft in the bud quickly, but wisely. Here’s some advice to help you take control of… Read more »

When Is The Last Time You Evaluated Your Work Culture?

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Your company culture defines your business. Essentially the personality of your organization, culture guides your mission, values, goals, work environment, and so much more.   Considering its importance, evaluating your culture on a regular basis is a must. This is especially crucial when hiring for two key reasons — it will help you choose the best person… Read more »

How Are You Going To Find Your Candidate of Choice This Year?

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Your employees are your company’s most important asset. Therefore, when it’s time to add a new person to your team, it’s important to choose wisely.  Knowing where to look to find the best fit can be a challenge. Sometimes the right person for the job is actively seeking new opportunities, but that isn’t always the… Read more »

5 Reasons You Should Outsource Your Temp Staffing in 2020

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Finding the best person for the job is hard work. However, the importance of choosing the right people for your team cannot be emphasized enough — even when hiring temporary employees.  If you don’t have the time or experience to feel confident in your hiring choices, outsourcing this task makes sense. Take a look at why teaming up with… Read more »

10 HR Problems The Wood Companies Can Help Your Company Solve

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HR issues can seriously hinder your team’s productivity — and ultimately, your bottom line. Unfortunately, these problems are all too common.   If left unresolved, they can lead to even more significant issues, but finding a resolution isn’t always easy. Knowing how to handle the problem requires a specialized skill set and the time to manage the situation with care — both things you… Read more »

Is Your Team Up-To-Date on Safety Procedures?

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You’re a firm believer that nothing is more important than the health and safety of your team. When you hire new employees, you put them through a rigorous safety training program, but you know that’s not enough.  As policies and procedures are updated, you need to make sure people understand the changes and are adhering to them. Here’s… Read more »

How to Properly Implement a New Company Policy

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Your company has an established code of conduct, but that doesn’t mean additions aren’t necessary. Both your organization and the business world are constantly evolving, and your policies need to reflect this. Learning how to implement a policy properly is a sign of good management. Whether you currently have a new rule you’d like to… Read more »