Protect Your Hands, You Need Them To Pick up Your Paycheck

You work with tools. That means, on a daily basis, you take your livelihood in your hands…literally. If something goes wrong, you could severely injure your hands, leading to career-altering damage. That makes it crucial to take every precaution necessary to protect your hands.   We know. You already take the necessary safety precautions. Therefore, there’s no reason to go over them here, right? Well, that’s not always true.   A government study from 2015 showed that hands represented the second most common workplace injury, behind only back injuries. The data, compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, recorded 143,900 hand injuries for the… Read more »

How to Communicate With Nervous Employees

As the restrictions related to COVID-19 start to lift in many states, companies are looking to return to business. This will mean calling back employees who were laid off during the outbreak. As part of this process, your workers will likely be excited to get back to something resembling a regular schedule. At the same time, though, they will likely be nervous about returning to work.    You can ease their concerns with a healthy communication program. By creating a constructive back-and-forth with your returning employees, you can streamline the process of getting back to action. You will also minimize conflict… Read more »

4 Ways Working With a Recruiter Makes Your Job Easier

You know your business. You like to keep tabs on everything and make sure everything goes right. The first step in this process is getting the right employees. Why wouldn’t you want to oversee every step of the hiring process? If everything in the business flows from the people, why would you ever farm recruitment out to someone else? Let’s flip that around for a second. Because hiring forms the cornerstone of every other aspect of your business, why wouldn’t you want expert advice to get the best result? You don’t give up control. You just enhance your team’s skill… Read more »