Three Workplace Safety Trends to Prepare for in 2019

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As a responsible employer, worker safety is your top priority. When your team sets foot onto your worksite, you want them to end their shift in the same physical condition. Keeping employees safe requires careful diligence on everyone’s part, but it starts with you. In 2016, approximately 2.9 million non-fatal injuries and illnesses were reported… Read more »

Three Tips to Help Your Workers Spot Potential Workplace Hazards

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The last thing you want is for one of your employees to be injured on the job, but accidents can happen at any company. In fact, private industry employers reported approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2016, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. No work environment is free of hazards, but… Read more »

Four Strategies to Help Prevent Burnout in Your Workforce

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At the end of the day, most hardworking employees are tired, but those in a healthy state of mind return feeling refreshed in the morning. Unfortunately, everyone doesn’t bounce back so quickly. Burnout is real and it can happen at any workplace. There are a myriad of side effects associated with this condition, including decreased… Read more »

How to Promote a Culture of Safety in Your Workplace

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Employees expect to end each shift in the same physical condition in which they started; unfortunately it doesn’t always work that way. Workplace accidents happen every day, resulting in a myriad of injuries — and even death. In 2016, private industry employers reported approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses, according to the Bureau… Read more »

What Costs More? Paying Overtime vs. Hiring Temporary Workers

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Your busy season is almost here, and your team has already been put on alert to expect plenty of overtime. Having all hands on deck during this time of year is essential, but the costs add up fast. The surge in business definitely drives profits up, but the amount you’re spending on overtime takes a… Read more »

Three Simple Ways to Ignite and Motivate Your Workforce

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You have a great team of employees, but even the hardest workers run out of steam sometimes. If you’ve noticed an overall lack of enthusiasm among your staff, it’s time to take action. Boosting productivity might be easier than you think. Try one — or all — of these three simple ideas to help your… Read more »

Selecting the Best Michiana Staffing Firm for Your Company

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Joining forces with a staffing partner can be the best thing you’ve ever done for your company, but not all firms offer equal value. Rather than choosing the first staffing agency that appears in your online search results, take the time to dig deep and uncover the best fit. Take these measures to choose the… Read more »

8 Pieces of Advice Every Manager Needs to Hear

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Serving as a manager is about more than just being in charge. As the boss, you set the tone for your team, and they need you to be great. Much of the job involves learning by doing, because  there’s no playbook explaining how to handle every situation you’ll face. Whether you’re a new manager or… Read more »

Best Practices and Tips for Onboarding Temporary Employees

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They’re only with your company for a short time, but temporary employees are part of the team. You want them to be happy, engaged and well-trained, so they can reach their potential. However, many companies make the mistake of providing them with minimal onboarding. Not only is it unkind to treat temporary workers as second-rate… Read more »

How Your Workplace Culture Impacts Your Recruiting Strategy

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Hiring new employees is hard work. When inundated with resumes, it’s easy to get sidetracked by the candidate with the flashiest resume, but if their personality isn’t a match for your company culture, those top credentials will quickly prove irrelevant. Cultural fit is often cited as the leading workplace retention factor, because when people don’t… Read more »