Summertime – that season of fun when words like baseball, hotdogs, and lemonade sprinkle our conversation. With the fun, comes the heat. Taking steps to keep your workers safe on the job is a business essential – especially in light industrial industries. Tips for a safe and healthy summer in your workplace Temperature Control: Keep
“Tell me, and I forget, teach me, and I may remember, involve me, and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin OJT is an efficient method for building a team of valuable employees. It occurs on the job site, during working hours. A member of management or a senior employee teaches a new or less
Your employees come in every day and work hard. As you look out into the workspace, things seem to be moving along. Everyone is hustling and bustling to get the job done. But is it truly productive? Has the workflow been maximized to peak production levels? Maybe it’s time to evaluate and make some changes.
Last week in Part I, we offered insight to team leaders. Today, we are directing our thoughts to the individual team members. As an employee, you are part of a team. And whether you always enjoy it or not, being part of a team teaches us much about human interaction and ourselves. Being part of
“A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches.” King Solomon In business, a ‘good name’ or in other words, your reputation, is everything. With today’s consumers – especially Millennials – putting stock in the values and the integrity of the companies they buy from, a compromised reputation directly affects the bottom line.
Every 7 seconds a worker is injured on the job – Which comes to 514 injured workers per/hour; 12, 336 per/day, and 86,352 per week. And results in 104,000,000 lost production days! Yikes! We aren’t trying to scare you; well . . . maybe a little – just enough to wake you up to the
Finding the right job can be tough if you don’t have skills or experience. If you’ve been out of the job market for a while or just got out of school, a staffing agency can help point you in the right direction, connect you with companies that are hiring, and help you build a record
Workplace injuries happen every day. Luckily, many of these injuries can be avoided. While your employer is responsible to provide you with a safe work environment and to show you how to manage workplace safety risks, there is a lot you can do to reduce your chances of getting seriously hurt at work. Here are
Many employers today are looking for contract workers. Hiring temporary workers gives employers more flexibility in responding to sudden surges in their business; it also gives employers an opportunity to try out candidates before offering them full-time employment. While the benefits to employers are clear, how does temporary placement benefit you – the worker? Here
Little mistakes happen frequently. We are, after all, human beings and as such we are flawed. The small errors are usually easily fixed and but minor blips in an otherwise smooth work life. But when you happen to make a big mistake, one that costs your company time and or money to fix, you need