5 Tips to Successfully Manage Your Remote Team

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The coronavirus outbreak has many managers looking for ways to upgrade their ability to successfully manage their remote teams. What had been a finely tuned machine in the office has, in the wake of COVID-19, become a frustrating mess. Workers struggle to adjust to their new at-home routines, and supervisors scramble to create productive procedures… Read more »

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

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Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close… Read more »

What’s Causing Your Employees to Quit?

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It’s a moment you dread. Your top employee has walked into your office and sheepishly informed you that they plan to leave for another opportunity elsewhere. They’re respectful and professional in the process, but you’re left to wonder: what’s the real reason they’ve chosen to quit? Retention should be a key part of your recruitment… Read more »

Why (& How) Listening to Your Employees Improves Retention

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Good team communication is an excellent way to improve your retention rates. By listening to your staff, you increase engagement and foster a deeper relationship with your employees. They feel more connected to their jobs, improving both retention and team performance. It’s important to keep your key employees in place. Poor employee retention rates can… Read more »

3 Ways to Keep Employees Happy in 2020

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Keeping your staff happy can accelerate growth and boost productivity. It’s an important component to achieving the most efficient workplace possible. However, it’s not always easy to keep your workers in mind. A competing set of interested parties is always vying for your concern and attention. You have to ruminate constantly about customer satisfaction. You… Read more »

Are You Managing Overtime Effectively?

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Effectively managing overtime can represent the difference between accelerated expansion and stagnation. To grow, your business needs flexibility and the ability to absorb a sudden influx of orders. However, the tasks of coordinating and efficiently overseeing overtime can create challenges. After all, customers don’t follow prearranged production schedules. When they need something, they want it… Read more »

The Best Low-Cost Talent Retention Tips

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Keeping your good employees is essential for building long-term success. However, the goal can be tricky. Sometimes, when faced with a hard budget ceiling, you need to get creative about your retention strategies. You must find low-cost ways to convince a place to stay for the long term. Obviously, retention becomes easier when you can… Read more »

Save a Life – Teach Your Warehouse Staff About Safety

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Safety isn’t just a business concern. It’s a moral one as well. You hold the health and livelihoods of your workers in your hands. Their lives might literally depend on knowing the proper safety procedures around your warehouse.   As such, you should view safety as a partnership. You might think of the topic in terms of insurance rates or… Read more »

Want to Bring Shy Employees Out of Their Shell? Here’s How.

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You know the type: The ultimate introvert. The kind of person who avoids hides in the bathroom when you’re handing out assignments that involve presentations, or virtually crawls under the table to avoid speaking at meetings, or calls in sick on their birthday to avoid a breakroom celebration. It may not seem worth trying to… Read more »

5 Ways to Trick Your Employees Into Being More Productive

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Leading a team can involve a lot of finesse. When you have creative and competent employees, the process can appear deceptively easy. But to draw out consistently strong performances (and to improve and evolve over time), you have to take a multifaceted approach. On a rotating basis, you can become task-master, psychologist, friend, rival and… Read more »