Tips on Improving Retention in Manufacturing

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In the manufacturing industry, employee turnover can be high. But there’s value in long-term hires. They know the ins and outs of the company, they’re seasoned experts, so their work is high-quality and efficient. Plus, they can help train new employees, and they’re a smart choice for internal promotion when you’re looking for supervisors and…

Creating a More Sustainable Supply Chain

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Our world runs on industry, and supply chains are responsible for moving products and materials between manufacturers, vendor and consumers. This entire process uses a lot of energy and materials. To help reduce the carbon footprint and protect the planet, it’s important that supply chains are more sustainable and eco-friendlier. Eco-friendly tips to make your…

Three Benefits to Working in a Light Industrial Role

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Looking for a new job? What about trying something in the light industrial field? You may not realize it, but light industrial jobs offer a few significant advantages. Even if you don’t see yourself spending time as a light industrial worker for the long-term, a light industrial job will help you gain skills you can…

Preparing for the Interview: How Much You Should Know About the Company

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Got an upcoming interview? You can take a few steps to put yourself at the front of the running! How?  It’s very important to learn a little something about the company before the interview day. It shows you really want to work there when you take the time to learn what’s going on!   The…

Warehouse Trends Over the Next Three Years

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Consumers are shifting more towards online ordering, and that means warehouses are in increased demand. The ability to store inventory, and fulfill orders quickly and accurately is the central focus of any warehouse. Since many warehouses still use manual processes for much of the fulfillment process, a greater focus on technology will be emerging in the upcoming…

Workplace Safety Tips for the Winter Months

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The cold weather is coming! Are you ready?  If you work in a job where you spend a large portion of your shift outside or within an unheated warehouse, you’ll want to be prepared to keep yourself safe and healthy as the wintery conditions head our way. Even if you work in a heated building, travel…

What Happens if Your Hiring Process Takes Too Long?

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There’s a lot of pressure on a company to make the right hiring decisions. The wrong choices can lead to decreased employee morale, a dip in productivity and a waste of financial resources. But taking too long to make a hiring choice can also be problematic.   Three reasons to speed up a slow hiring process …

How Long Does It Take to Make a Temp-to-Hire Position Permanent?

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If you’re looking for a new job, you may have decided to try a temporary-to-hire arrangement. The good news is that these types of jobs have the potential to turn into full-time, permanent employment. If you do a good job and fill the requirements and qualifications, plus fit into the company culture—you just may find yourself with…

Should I Take a Temp-to-Hire Position?

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In search of a full-time job? Trying out a temp-to-hire position can be a great option. The hiring process can take employers a while since they need to review resumes, conduct phone and in-person interviews, and screen candidates before extending an offer. If you’re with the company in a temp-to-hire arrangement, you already have your foot…

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

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Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs,…