Is Your Business Missing This Key Component of Onboarding? 

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Onboarding, or new employee orientation, or whatever you call the process of getting a new employee set up and prepared to start work, is a critical component of the hiring process.  The problem is that most companies start engaging their new employees on their first day instead of working with them from the time they […]

New to Manufacturing? Here’s How to Approach Your Interview

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Whether it’s time for a change or you’re just getting started, preparing for a job interview in the manufacturing industry can feel a little intimidating. You might not be sure what to expect or how to prepare, and you want to make a great first impression.  The good news is, you’ve already made a good […]

Kick Start Culture Change: 3 Things You Can Implement Today

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It’s not just a buzzword or some social media trend: Your company’s culture matters. It can shape the way your employees feel about where they work; influence your retention rate; change how easy or difficult it is to recruit new employees, and so much more. Positive company culture helps employees feel supported and appreciated; a […]

These 4 Simple Habits Can Improve Your Work Day

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We spend so much time at work and thinking about work that it can become all-consuming. We might not always feel like we’re getting enough done or putting our best effort forward.  Luckily, a few little changes can make every day at work a good one! You might even feel a little better about your […]

7 Powerful Employee Engagement Tips for Manufacturing

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Manufacturing is not an easy industry to work in. Many companies will operate around the clock, at grueling paces and with high demands on workers, both mentally and physically.  It can be tricky, then, to keep your employees engaged and their morale high, but it’s not impossible!  Seven Ways to Keep Your Employees Engaged and […]

Are You Making This Interview Mistake? 3 Strategies to Avoid It

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The big day is here: It’s time for you to interview with a job you’re excited about. Everything about the job sounds like a perfect fit for you, which makes the pre-interview butterflies extra fluttery in the pit of your stomach.  The time comes and you walk in. You’re nervous about making a mistake. It’s […]

The Great Rehire: How Your Business Can Change Your Recruiting Strategy

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The Great Resignation might be fading, but some concepts it brought to light will remain priorities for workers for the foreseeable future. Employees want to maintain a better work-life balance and that means an interest in remote or hybrid working, flexible schedules and working at a place where they feel valued and paid what they’re […]

5 Ways You Can Make Your LinkedIn Profile Pop in 2022

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Having a LinkedIn profile is a must for job seekers in 2022. Not only does it give you a quick and easy way to apply for jobs, it can also be a tool that helps recruiters and hiring managers find you and contact you about jobs.  The downside is, everyone has a LinkedIn profile these […]

6 Questions Every Manager Should Ask in One-on-One Meetings

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Regardless of how often they happen, one-on-one meetings between managers and their employees are essential for both participants.  Managers, this is your chance to find out whether your employees are thriving or falling behind, whether there’s a problem that needs to be addressed, or they have a great idea to help solve a nagging issue.  […]

Transferable Skills: How to Define Them and Use Them to Your Advantage

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Did you know you have a wider variety of skills than you realize? And that your current job might be excellent preparation for a different job, in another field?  Thanks to transferable skills, the abilities you gain from working and training can be applied to jobs different from what you’re currently doing.  What are transferable […]