Evaluate a Candidate’s Safety Record With These Questions

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Each year workplace injuries cost American companies around $62 billion. Besides the immediate cost, they can also lower productivity, hurt morale and diminish your brand equity. That’s why safety should be a top priority, especially when making hiring decisions. Here are some specific questions you can ask job candidates to evaluate their safety record. What… Read more »

Hiring For Your Bottom Line

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Hiring is often a difficult, time-consuming process. According to SHRM, it takes an average of 42 days to fill a position. So, you obviously want to get it right and ensure you’re bringing the right people on board. Although there are several factors that determine an employee’s likelihood of success, it largely boils down to… Read more »

How Can Managers Inspire Employees to Be a Leader?

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Career development is important for many of today’s employees. Millennials in particular tend to value growth and sustained progress and may be tempted to jump ship if an employer can’t provide it. This combined with the predicted shortage of organizational leaders within the next five years has resulted in 83 percent of companies saying it’s… Read more »

How Can a Strong Safety Record Increase Productivity?

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Workplace injuries can wreak havoc on business operations. “The most serious workplace injuries cost U.S. companies nearly $60 billion per year,” according to the 2017 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index.” That’s over $1 billion each and every week! While most of this stems from workers’ compensation, profitability can also decline due to decreased productivity. But… Read more »

Six Strategies for Effectively Managing Millennials

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Millennials will account for nearly half (46 percent) of the U.S. workforce by 2020. Therefore, effective millennial management is still a relevant topic and critical for getting the most from your staff. Here are six of the top strategies for managing millennials. Take a Mentor Rather Than Boss Approach  The traditional boss/employee relationship is considered… Read more »