5 Perks to Offering Coffee in the Break Room

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Coffee breaks are a fantastic way of splitting up the monotony of the average workday, but you can take it one step further by supplying the coffee yourself! While it will add to your overhead expenses, the direct benefits you receive will more than make up for the extra money spent on hot coffee in… Read more »

Can Incentivizing Employees to Quit Smoking Benefit Both of You?

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There’s no denying it – smoking cigarettes or cigars is unhealthy. Even vaping, which has been touted as a safer alternative to tobacco, is not without health risks of its own. Not only do these bad habits affect your overall appearance, they can even harm those around you. If you run a business that has… Read more »

Reasons We Should Be Moving Away From the Famous Mantra – “It’s Not Personal, It’s Just Business.”

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The age-old mantra, “it’s not personal, it’s just business,” has been tossed around far too often and for too many years. Many managers have used this phrase in the past – whether it’s true or not – to absolve themselves in a myriad of different situations. Whether it’s used in discipline and termination or as… Read more »

3 Ways to Get Employees to Only Take Their Allotted Lunch Break Without Being Overly Controlling

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Regular breaks, including lunch and coffee breaks, are a great way to help your staff cope with the monotony of the workday. Although the U.S. Department of Labor doesn’t maintain or enforce any standards regarding the frequency or length of such breaks, the Department of Labor does require employers to compensate their staff for short… Read more »

Is Playing Music in the Warehouse a Morale Booster or a Safety Hazard

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Music in a warehouse is a touchy subject. On one hand, many studies suggest an increase in morale, productivity and general mood among workers who listen at work on a daily basis. On the other hand, it could become a point of conflict between workers – which could have the opposite effect. The Benefits of… Read more »

The Top 5 Things Passive Job Seekers Are Looking for in a New Role

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Passive job seekers are one of the most difficult demographics to recruit. While they tend to make great workers, the fact they’re not looking for work puts the advantage in their hands. Moreover, passive job seekers can be tricky to locate in the first place – they don’t exactly come to you. With that in… Read more »

Does Your Company Need Additional Resources For a Current Project?

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There is a time in every manager’s career when they need a little bit of extra help. Whether it’s short-term assistance or something a little more permanent, it can be difficult to find the specific talent you need at the exact time you need it. Luckily, there are a number of tried-and-true methods you can… Read more »

What 3 Questions Do You Need to Ask Warehouse Workers Before Hiring Them?

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Today’s warehouse workers come from a unique breed that is highly prized in permanent and temporary jobs alike – including temp-to-hire gigs. With strong values revolving around independence, diligence and self-motivation, these workers are responsible for stocking shelves, picking and packing orders, ensuring timely delivery and so much more. As such, it’s critical you ask… Read more »

2019’s Biggest Drug Testing Trends

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Drug screening and testing has always been a controversial issue in the workforce. We’ll take the time to examine some of the latest trends to better understand how they’ll impact day-to-day operations moving forward. The Overall Number of Positive Tests is Rising A recent report published by Quest Diagnostics at the end of 2018 indicates… Read more »

3 Tactics to Help You Find Passive Job Seekers

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Passive job seekers are the most difficult kind of job seekers to recruit. For starters, their very nature means they’re not actively looking for a job. In fact, the term is often used to describe candidates who are already employed with another company. But this doesn’t mean they’re not open to bigger and better opportunities…. Read more »