5 Signs Your Workplace Has Terrible Culture

The culture of your workplace is critical to employee satisfaction. If it’s a happy, healthy one, you’ll enjoy lower turnover and higher morale. If, however, it’s toxic, then it can be it difficult to attract, recruit and retain top performers. In the long run, this will have a negative impact on your company’s bottom line.  How… Read More »

Does Your Warehouse Have Poor Workplace Culture? Here’s How to Fix It

You know that efficiency and productivity are key for a successful warehouse. But is good morale also at the top of your list of priorities to achieve?   If it’s not, then it’s time to make some changes. Having good morale not only means your staff will be happier working for you, but also improve their… Read More »

Having Retention Problems? Here Are 6 Possible Reasons

Good employees leave. It happens and is hard to deal with. But when there’s an increase in turnover and you’re having problems retaining many good employees, then there’s an issue.   Hiring costs are high, not to mention the hit morale and productivity take with turnover. It’s therefore critically important to focus on improving retention and… Read More »

Your Guide to Setting Healthy Boundaries at Work

When it comes to workplace safety, preventing trips, slips, falls and accidents come to mind. But what about employee boundaries?   Employee boundaries can include a range of different rules and restrictions. For instance, you might discourage employees from texting, emailing and calling you or each other after business hours, unless it’s an emergency. Another boundary includes ensuring employees understand what is expected… Read More »

5 Skills You Didn’t Know You Had

When you’re applying for your first full-time job or you are entering a new field, it’s easy to feel intimidated. Lack of work experience in your industry can feel like a huge obstacle to overcome. The good news? You’ve built a lot of transferable skills over the years – skills that employers are looking for in new… Read More »

How Can You Protect Yourself From the Unexpected on the Job?

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, “There were approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2016, which occurred at a rate of 2.9 cases per 100 full-time equivalent workers.” Although this marks a decline from prior years, it shows that workers still face inherent dangers. Here are some of the top strategies… Read More »

Is it Time to Redefine Success?

Money, status, accomplishments and advancement – these are words you might associate with the word success. But when you get right down to it, success is something that’s very subjective and can be measured in a variety of ways. Defining it on your own terms is the key to moving ahead and finding fulfillment both… Read More »

Employment Gaps? How to Discuss Them During an Interview

Responding to a question regarding employment gaps can be nerve-wracking for job candidates. Nonetheless, it’s a discussion you should be prepared for if there were extensive periods when you were unemployed. Here’s how to tackle this discussion during an interview. Be Upfront About the Situation Honesty is always the best policy. Dodging the question or… Read More »