How to Pick the Perfect Candidate for Your Business

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Hiring is among the most demanding, high-stakes processes that any company has to deal with, and because a bad hire could put a substantial ding in your revenue, it’s important to make the best choice possible. With this in mind, consider the following insider tips on how to select the best applicants for your open… Read more »

How to Build Employee Relations While Working from Home

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been completely changing the ways in which employees work, collaborate, and communicate. Remote work had mostly been a way for businesses to offer more flexibility to their staff members. But now, it’s the only way some companies can stay in business. These days are especially chaotic and difficult. To help you… Read more »

5 Benefits of Offering Flexible Staffing

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Before COVID-19, employers had all kinds of reasons not to use flexible staffing arrangements, but now that the corporate world has largely shifted online – those reasons are falling but the wayside.   If the powers that be at your company are still hesitant to offer staffing and schedule flexibility to employees, including remote working, please… Read more »

4 Essential Tips for Hiring During the Coronavirus Era

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COVID-19 has shaken up the ways we live in countless ways. Social distancing is the new normal, and indoor gatherings have become a source of anxiety.   COVID has also shaken up recruitment and hiring processes. Below are four essential tips for HR professionals and hiring managers looking to adjust to this new normal.   1) Look… Read more »

Best Cybersecurity Practices for Remote Workers

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Due to COVID-19, many businesses have ventured into remote work as a preventative action for their staff members. As this strategy is designed to support both productivity and the safety of employees, it can be easy to ignore the increased risk being placed on a company’s network and sensitive information.   For many businesses, this is… Read more »

How to Motivate Your Employees Without Giving Them a Raise

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As the saying goes, money talks, and an easy way to motivate your employees is to dangle the prospect of a generous raise in front of them.   However, companies don’t have an unlimited supply of money for doling out raises and even more problematic – money actually isn’t the best employee motivator. Rather, they’re more driven by… Read more »

Interviews 101: 8 Questions All Employers Should be Asking Candidates

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Off-the-wall interview questions get all the headlines, but standard interview questions become standard for a reason: they work.  Before you start asking applicants to figure out how many tennis balls would fit in the interview room, you should probably ask at least one, if not all, of the following questions.  1) Can You Tell Me About… Read more »

Interviews 101: 7 Tips to Conduct an Effective Job Interview

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Every experienced interviewer will tell you they didn’t really know what they were doing when they first started.   It takes years of experience to know how to always come away from an interview with useful information. Below are a few expert tips on how you can interview like a seasoned pro.  1) Do Your Research  Each… Read more »

Hidden Dangers: 10 Ways to Avoid Common Hazards in the Office

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When we think of on-the-job safety, we typically think of safety at massive manufacturing or industrial operations. However, the humble office still contains many health hazards.  More and more, researchers are finding serious health risks associated with office work. In particular, sitting for prolonged, extended periods has been linked to significant negative cardiovascular health impacts.  Below are 10… Read more »

How to Create a Safe Environment for Your Light Industrial Employees

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Creating a safe environment for employees isn’t just about avoiding injury and illness, although those are two good reasons to do so.  Prioritizing safety shows your employees that their employer cares about them and their well-being. This can lead to high employee morale, greater productivity and a stronger brand.  A light industrial environment provides its own unique safety challenges. Below are a few tips on how to… Read more »