Safety Tips for Every Warehouse Worker

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A warehouse environment can often bring an opportunity for injury. Hazards, trips, falls, and bruises occur where they can easily be prevented. As a warehouse employee, take the initiative to keep yourself safe and abide by all safety regulations each day on the job. Follow these safety recommendations to avoid danger. Power Equipment Usage When […]

Virtual Hiring is Here to Stay: Get It Right With These Tips

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Due to the pandemic, the employers were forced to shift to virtual hiring. Virtual hiring typically entails all communication via email and phone communication, as well as video-conference interviews. This sometimes even extends to remote onboarding. It appears that the virtual hiring tactic is here to stay. Here’s how you can get it right. Consult […]

Skills to Help Succeed in Your Customer Service Role

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Customer Service Skills

“How may I help you?” It’s not enough to read lines from a script if you want to be great in customer service, you have to believe it. The more you can take on the skills of the best customer service agents, the more success you will see. If you’re looking to succeed in your […]

Keeping Company Morale Up During the Summer

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Company Morale Summer

The sun comes out, and it’s like a curse on your productivity. Some workers take advantage – leaving early, coming in late, frequent vacation days. While you can provide some levity, there’s still work to be done. As a manager, it’s your duty to remind your employees that they are just as responsible for their […]

Common Mistakes People Make When Asking for a Promotion

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Common Mistakes Promotion

Are you ready for a promotion? If it’s your first time, you may be susceptible to poor choices and bad advice. Not knowing how to proceed shouldn’t prevent you from getting in the game and attempting to gain the promotion you’ve been seeking. Avoid these mistakes when asking for it. Poor Timing Getting your nerve […]

The Importance of Employee Feedback

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Employee Feedback

Wondering why you’re struggling with your team? The best thing you can do for your workforce is to communicate with them effectively. This includes transparent, constructive, quality feedback. Here’s how you can relay feedback to your workers, and why it’s crucial to successfully manage your team. Why? The way your employees feel is important to […]

4 Ways Motivate Yourself When You Feel Stuck in Your Job Search

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When you’re looking for a new position, updating your resume and filling out applications can be overwhelming. Not finding the right job quickly can become discouraging. This is what you can do to keep up your motivation. 1. Prioritize Making a list can help you take a step back and analyze the important things. Feeling […]

Effective Employee Retention Strategies for Keeping Your Talent

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Employee Retention Strategies

Having quality workers who know how to do the job effectively can often be a luxury, especially if you don’t have a retention plan in place. Follow these retention strategies!  Adequate Compensation  Let’s be real: there’s one main reason we all get out of bed in the morning and head to work. Whether you’re in […]

Benefits You Should Consider Negotiating With a New Job (Other Than Salary)

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You finally get that call – you got the job! Your interview went well, and you can consider taking the position. However, there are multiple things to consider. When you get a job offer, you might not consider other factors besides salary at first – but these are the things you should also consider negotiating […]

The Fundamentals of a Leader 2/3: Teaching

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Fundamentals of a Leader

Are you tired of your people letting you down? It can be disappointing when your workers don’t meet your standards. To continue our fundamentals of leadership series, we want to talk about showing, not doing. A quality leader should be one of the greatest teachers, simply because they know how to break it down to get […]