The Importance of Employer Branding

You surely will have noticed the dramatic change in the marketing strategy of consumer-facing brands in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. TV ads to paid content have been singularly focused on how brands care and are supporting their customers through very difficult times. But even if your company isn’t communicating directly to consumers, you should… Read more »

These Trends are Changing Manufacturing in 2020

How is the manufacturing industry going to change in 2020? While it’s tough to predict the future, there are some pretty clear indicators of where the industry is heading. Connected manufacturing is a business strategy that leverages cloud computing to harness operational and business data for greater visibility, efficiency, control, and customer satisfaction. That means… Read more »

What Do Successful On-Site Managers Do?

The success of a team always depends on the success of leadership, but it’s not just corporate leadership that matters. When you are looking to build a great workforce, you should pay particular attention to the actions of your on-site managers. How do they supervise their staff? How do they respond to incidents? How do they plan for the… Read more »

Less Stress Comes in Hiring Faster. 4 Tips to Do Just That!

Hiring can be a lengthy process. But time is money in the business world, so the companies who bring on high-quality talent faster are better able to get ahead. Hiring faster means less stress for managers and teams in need of increased headcount. It also means less project downtime and the ability to meet deadlines… Read more »

Why Boomerang Employees Can Work Out (Or Be a Bad Idea…)

Boomerang employees are the ones who once worked at your company, left, and are now reapplying. As an employer yourself, working with this kind of employee can seem frustrating, but in today’s modern work environment, so-called “boomerang employees” are increasingly common. The question remains whether you can harness their energy to benefit your company. All-Star… Read more »

Improve Office Safety by Getting More Sleep at Night

Safety in the workplace is always top of mind for employers. The benefits of a strong workplace culture of safety consciousness helps to keep productivity high, employee turnover low, and workers’ comp claims and insurance rates manageable. Workplace safety must be a priority for management as well as for staff if it is to have… Read more »

Treat Workplace Bullying Seriously to Earn Respect

When recruiting in a competitive job market, employers need to put serious thought into how they present themselves as a company. Corporate culture and quality of work product are both very important in building a good reputation among candidates, but there is a very real issue in the workplace that many companies simply have not… Read more »