New to LI? A Warehouse Professional’s Guide to Career Advancement

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Are you new to light industrial work and wondering how to climb the career ladder? Whether you’re an operations employee for a large distributor or you work for a small, family-owned warehouse, the road to career advancement depends on you. Consider these 4 tips to get you started on the path the success: Set Goals… Read more »

How Passive Talent Can Be Your Key to Filling Open Positions

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Do you have more open positions than people to fill them? You aren’t alone. With unemployment at a record low, the quit rate rising, and a growing number of retirees, the 2022 talent crisis is an everyday reality. However, just because there are more jobs than people currently willing and available to work them doesn’t… Read more »

How to Navigate a Career Advancement Conversation

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You’ve been in your current job for a while now, and things are going well. The company is a great place to work, and you really enjoy your colleagues, but as an ambitious person, you’re always looking toward the future. Having a career advancement conversation with your boss is a great way to get on… Read more »

Spring is Here! 4 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your LinkedIn Profile

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You’ve been hibernating on your job search all winter, but spring has finally arrived. While you’re not in a huge hurry to find a new opportunity, you want to make sure you don’t miss out if the right one comes along. Giving your LinkedIn profile a little attention is a great way to get started…. Read more »

7 Ways to Increase Safety on a Budget

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Generally speaking, your company has a good safety record. However, you know it could be better. You want to do everything in your power to keep your workers from becoming another injury statistic — but jobsite accidents happen all the time. In 2020, private industry employers reported 2.7 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses, according… Read more »

How Local Temp Agencies Can Help You Find the Manufacturing Candidates You Need

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When you need to hire a new manufacturing employee, you’ve always handled the process internally. However, you’re thinking about switching things up. Whether you’ve made a few bad hires recently, don’t have time to dedicate to hiring right now, or have been trying to fill an open position without any luck, you can definitely benefit… Read more »

5 Tips on What to Look For in a Benefits Package

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Finding a great new job is about more than just the responsibilities associated with the position. While this is certainly the most important part, you also need to pay close attention to the benefits that come with the job. It’s easy to focus on fun features like unlimited vacation or free snacks in the breakroom,… Read more »

Tips for Recruiting and Retaining Flexible Workers

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Like most successful businesses, your company has busy periods where you need extra hands on deck to keep up with demand. During this time, you bring on flexible workers to help out, but it can be hard to get the same people to come back each time. This creates a challenge because you have to… Read more »

Top Warehouse Safety Hazards and How Your Staff Can Avoid Them

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As the boss, the health and safety of your warehouse team is your top priority. Right now, your safety record is good, but you’re always searching for ways to improve it. Private industry employers reported 2.7 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. While this is a… Read more »