How to Reassure Your Candidates That Your Position Is Safe…and Get Them to Apply

Hopefully, the COVID outbreak is finally subsiding. However, that doesn’t mean everything will immediately go back to pre-pandemic conditions. Many job candidates will remain concerned about safety, both for COVID and for any other medical threats that may come up in the future. That creates a crucial communication responsibility. You need to indicate your commitment to safety right at the beginning of the recruitment process. To get people to apply to your open jobs, you need to create procedures to reassure your candidates that a position is safe. Here are a few things to keep in mind to make job… Read more »

Can Over-Communication Improve Workplace Safety?

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Communication is crucial for developing a culture of workplace safety. You need to figure out how to make safety training more fun and engaging, and how to encourage people to retain that information over the long haul. A healthy back-and-forth between employees and management can turn well-meaning objectives into a well-run routine of compliance.    Often, regular levels of communication aren’t enough. Repetition and reinforcement turn procedures into practice. Over-communication, then, becomes the key to improving workplace safety over the long haul.   Another Kind of Safe Space   The idea of safety has many different meanings. In business, we usually mean protecting… Read more »