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 »

How to Successfully Lead Your Employees During Times of Crisis

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These are unprecedented times, and there’s no ‘user manual’ for business leaders to follow during a pandemic.   Leaders have to learn as they go, just like everyone else. The best thing they can do is lean on proven leadership tactics they have worked during past times of crisis. Below are a few tips on how you can… Read more »

Should You Really Fire That Employee? 

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When you see an employee’s performance start to slip to the point they look completely disengaged from their job, it’s easy to start thinking about their dismissal.   However, if you’ve hired a strong employee – someone who had been productive and a good fit for the company culture – working to reengage the employee with personal support, training or reassignment is usually the best… Read more »

These Tips Will Help You Improve Your Mood at Work

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Those of us who have to live through grey skies from December to April know – Seasonal Affected Disorder is real, and it is no joke. On top of that, you have to deal with the daily grind of being a full-time professional. Even if you have a “dream job” – there are probably aspects… Read more »

The Best Ways to Challenge Your Employees to Reach Their Potential

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Helping your staff members reach their potential is easier said than done. You want to help them address shortcomings, but you don’t want to make them feel demoralized. Sometimes, employees will need a push in order to grow and develop, but you don’t want to push them right out the door! Further complicating the issue… Read more »

Learn How to Improve Your Company’s Environment

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As any fan of a struggling sports team will tell you, it’s not enough to just get talented people into your organization; you also have to create an environment that allows them to excel. There’s a saying that good companies attract good people and repel bad people, while bad companies attract bad people and repel… Read more »

How Expressing Gratitude Makes You a More Effective Leader

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A literal pat on the back or a simple thank you might not seem like a big thing, but to employees who need a confidence boost – it can mean the world. Because of their position, business leaders are looked up to by their employees. This means the way they treat them has an outsized… Read more »

Learn How to Improve Your Company’s Workplace Environment

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How to Create Better Accountability on Your Team

Good employees perform even better when they are working in an environment that supports them, motivates them and inspires them. It isn’t just the responsibility of those in leadership positions to create a good working environment. From the CEO all the way down to front-line employees, there are things people in a company can and… Read more »

Do You Have a Strong Company Culture? Ask Yourself These Questions to Find Out

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The term “company culture” has become a buzzy catchphrase in corporate America for a reason: People like working somewhere that inspires than and make them feel important. Simply put, company culture refers to the collective values, work habits, and communication styles of an organization. A company culture can include things like supporting sustainability, regular company… Read more »