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 »

National Safety Month: How to Create a Workplace Violence Response Plan

  Sadly, we live in a world where businesses need to have a workplace violence response plan in place. Experts suggest a response plan that, unlike other disasters, revolves around a thinking, moving and highly-dangerous threat. As a result, this kind of situation must be handled in a way that avoids adding to the chaos… Read more »

Improve Retention by Improving Your Candidate Experience

Improve Your Candidate Experience

  Research has shown that employees who make it past three or four months with a new employer tend to stick with that employers for several years. The key takeaway is employers must provide new hires with a great experience, and that starts before these folks are even hired. Fortunately, there are many ways a… Read more »

Why Managing Employees Is Only Part of a Leader’s Role

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  In trying to do a good job, many managers focus intently on supervising their employees; coaching workers who are underperforming, mediating disputes and addressing various concerns. However, managing employees shouldn’t be the only thing a company leader thinks about. They should also be attentive to other aspects of the job that might be less… Read more »