Retention is Key During this Era of Ultra-Low Unemployment

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After you invest a lot of time, energy and capital in hiring the best applicants possible, you must hold on to that top talent, especially with the labor market as tight as it is right now. Simply put, keep your best staff members satisfied. While pay and benefits are big reasons why people take a… Read more »

How to Measure the ROI of Employee Engagement

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Generally defined as when a worker has their individual priorities aligned with organizational values, employee engagement is a hot topic among both executives and HR personnel. Engagement can be difficult to measure, but it’s easy to recognize: An engaged employee wears it on their face and shows it in their work. It might seem obvious… Read more »

The Importance of Hiring the Right Employee the First Time Around

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Your company is only as good as your staff members. All your employees, from the lowest rank to the highest, speak to a particular facet of your company and a bad hire in any position can cost you significantly. According to data from the Department of Labor, a bad hire can cost as much as… Read more »

When it Comes to Company Culture, Great Leaders Set the Bar

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Business culture comes from the top-down. While not rolled out purposely, a business’ culture is essentially a game of Follow-the-Leader. If leadership does not have integrity, staff members will play fast and loose with their own work. If leadership trusts its employees, they will trust each other and leadership itself. It’s that simple. When it… Read more »

What Employees Need From Management to Succeed

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According to research, the average employee doesn’t require a lot from management in order to do his or her job effectively. However, the things that employees do need are absolutely essential. Most employees require the same basic things from management: transparency, engagement, recognition and opportunity. This isn’t a lot to ask for and offering all… Read more »

Workers vs. Managers: What is Their Motivation for Working Safely?

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One of the greatest challenges for safety professionals is getting workers and management to “buy into” the notion of workplace safety. While it isn’t hard for safety professionals to explain safety practices and the reasons behind them, it is much more difficult to get both groups to comply. Some managers may feel that business demands… Read more »

5 Ways to Deal with Difficult People

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Unfortunately, difficult people can be found in any job – from employees who won’t take direction, to disconnected upper management, to demanding clients. Fortunately, difficult people can be easy to deal with; you just have to embrace the right mindset. Consider the following tips on how to deal with difficult people at work. Dealing with… Read more »

National Safety Month: Offices Can Be Dangerous Places!

  When we think of workplace safety, construction sites and manufacturing facilities are often the first things that come to mind. However, an office also has safety hazards that should not be ignored. For instance, sitting at a desk and using keyboard day after day can lead to a whole host of chronic injuries, such… Read more »

National Safety Month: What Can You Find on a Fall Protection Audits?

  Safeguarding against slips, trips and falls is a common an issue for almost every company. Having a good fall protection plan is important, particularly considering the frequency and costs of these kinds of accidents. According to the Department of Labor, slips, trips and falls account for around one-fourth of on-the-job injury claims each year.… Read more »

National Safety Month: How to Create an Employee Wellness Program That Works

  Many companies are seeing employee wellness programs not just as a nice thing to do, but also as a tool to recruit top talent, minimize turnover, improve attendance and provide a whole host of other benefits. The degree to which businesses provide employee wellness initiatives falls on a wide range. Some companies run contests… Read more »