How to Lead Your Temp Workforce

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As a manager, you may be concerned about how to lead your onsite temporary workforce to greatness as part of your growing team. This is often a gray area that leaves supervisors scratching their heads. However, a temporary workforce is not unlike your other employees – they just need a little guidance to help them […]

Succession Planning for the Growing Manufacturing Business

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As the manufacturing industry continues to expand around the world, many companies are taking steps to maintain adequate numbers of skilled labor to support this growth. There are expected to be shortages in the industrial sector, due to high demand for quality manufacturing workers. While selective recruitment has always been at the pinnacle of success […]

Happiness is the Ultimate Productivity Booster

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As an HR manager, it’s important to know what really motivates workers to be their most productive. In fact, managing productivity is one of the more important roles you play within your organization. You know it’s important to keep them happy. You understand that employees are generally more productive when they are happy. But, do […]

Are Employee Performance Reviews Productive?

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There is a debate among many HR departments about the actual value of performance reviews and if they actually increase productivity in the workplace or not. Some view performance reviews as somewhat of a system of rewarding only those who are favored by upper management, while many good deeds go unnoticed the rest of the […]

The Benefits of Offering Educational Assistance to Employees

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Having a highly skilled workforce can be the mark of a great organization. Most employees enjoy learning new things and having the opportunity to apply what they learn in their employment.  Workers do not like to become stagnant doing the same thing each day without being challenged. Offering educational benefits can help enrich employees and […]

The Benefits of Employee Recognition

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Employee recognition is vital to ensure a solid working community. It doesn’t matter if you have a small staff or hundreds of people: recognizing the sacrifices that employees make on a daily basis will go a long way towards employee satisfaction. As a general rule of thumb, the more satisfied the employee, the more productive […]