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A key responsibility for every manager is setting effective and attainable goals for their employees. This is important to the success of the employee, the team, and the company as a whole. When managers set effective goals for their employees, there are a few key benefits: It helps create short-term focus to go in line… Read more »

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  Aside from the required schooling, training, and certifications, there are other skills that electricians need to be successful in their careers. Proficiency in these skills will not only help with your career, but they can also keep you and everyone around you safe. Mechanical Aptitude This might seem obvious, but a good electrician would… Read more »

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  Working with wood is a passion for carpenters, and the skill set required is admirable. But beyond mastering the skills necessary to be a successful carpenter, safety is incredibly important. If a carpenter neglects safety, they risk being severely injured, missing work, and lost wages. 5 Safety Tips for Carpenters Avoid accidental injuries and… Read more »

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  The first day on the job for a new hire can be nerve-wracking, exciting, disorganized, and even stressful. While you can’t change every aspect of a new hire’s first day, by taking a few calculated steps, you do have the ability to make the first day positive and productive. Have a Plan To help… Read more »

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  When your warehouse is running smoothly, without accidents, it makes your management job a whole lot easier. Plus, without the setbacks of accidents, your warehouse can be more productive and a more positive environment for your employees. It’s important to realize that a warehouse without an accident is no accident – it takes a… Read more »

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  Staffing agencies can fulfill a variety of hiring needs for a company, including a direct hire. In fact, using a staffing agency for a direct hire is extremely beneficial and should be included in a recruiting or hiring strategy. Quality Candidates Staffing agencies are looking for the best candidates to fill the positions of… Read more »

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  A warehouse is a busy place, and there are so many ways for a simple accident or minute of negligence can turn into a serious accident. These accidents could cause a loss of productivity, worker’s comp, or even worse, the loss of life. As a manager, you can take just a few simple steps… Read more »

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  It’s essential to do your part to keep a safe workplace. As an employee who might operate a forklift, safety is a top responsibility. While forklift safety is a top priority, following a few simple tips can make this responsibility a lot easier. By following these simple tips, you can keep yourself safe as… Read more »

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  Efficient and hardworking employees are essential in the busy warehouse. Good warehouse employees help ensure productivity and can increase customer satisfaction. It’s essential to find a warehouse worker who has these three qualities so they can contribute successfully to your team. Punctuality For an employee to contribute to the productivity of your warehouse, they… Read more »

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  Companies have been hiring temporary employees for years, for a variety of different reasons. Whether you need seasonal help or extra employees for a special project, hiring short-term workers is a smart solution to many hiring needs. If you’re looking to bring on more workers temporarily, but maybe are still unsure, here are a… Read more »