How To Update Your Handbooks for 2019

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For individuals, “new year, new you” might mean dedication to a diet or workout plan. For HR departments, that phrase can mean a review and update of employee handbooks. Due to changing regulations and company priorities, employee handbooks can become out-of-date relatively quickly. When this happens, it can put a company at risk to potential Read more »

Risk Prevention is a Major Differentiator For Your Workforce

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From worker decisions to ethical questions to new technology, companies face operational risk anywhere they turn. In a nutshell, operational risk is the risk of doing business. Small issues can trigger high-risk situations and even company-wide setbacks. This kind of chain reaction that can be devastating to a company’s brand and the organization’s existence. The Read more »

Employee Retention Tips For 2019

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Regardless of the size of your company, a high turnover rate is bad for business. First and foremost, hiring replacement workers is costly. Although numbers vary, one Wall Street Journal report found the cost of replacing a departed employee can be as high as double the annual salary for the position. In addition to the Read more »

5 Essentials of Professional Development For Your Employees

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When a business develops its workers, they become more skilled, more effective and do their job at a higher level. The professional development of employees also makes a business look good, which helps with hiring and holding onto the best staff members. Upskilling employees allows leaders to delegate more responsibilities, so they can focus on Read more »

Growth Trends in the Aviation Industry

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A top Boeing executive recently told CNBC that the aviation industry has seen robust growth and the market is currently in a very good place, which could lead to all kinds of growth opportunities for companies. Randy Tinseth, vice president of marketing at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, told CNBC that passenger traffic has topped projections and Read more »

Watch Out for These Top OSHA Violations in Industrial Manufacturing and Construction

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The industrial manufacturing and construction industries fall under more stringent oversight from safety regulators than other industries, like retail or law. Due to the type of work in industrial manufacturing and construction, workers are regularly exposed to dangerous hazards, and employers are mandated to conform to OSHA standards designed to minimize risks and lower injury Read more »

Beyond The Basics: Interview Questions That Will Really Engage Candidates

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Interviewing applicants for an open position can sound easy. With the job description in hand, the interviewer can simply ask a dozen questions and make a hiring decision, right? Actually, the nuances of interviewing applicants should extend well beyond confirming abilities and go into areas of internal motivation, cultural fit and self-awareness. Interviewers should ask Read more »

4 Ways To Spend Less Time Recruiting and Still Find the Best Candidates

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At its foundation, a business is the sum of its people and their abilities, with its success determined by hiring, retention, shared knowledge, technical abilities and dedication to customers. Considering the huge significance of hiring, it’s no surprise that a massive amount of time is spent on bringing in the best people. That being said, Read more »

Recruitment Tactics To Deepen Your Candidate Pool

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You’ve likely read a lot about branding in the labor market and the importance of positioning your business as a desirable place to work. A “talent brand” includes the values, personalities and opinions of people in an organization. Therefore, companies have to think about how they’re cultivating an internal business culture, and not just what Read more »

3 Ways To Raise the Quality Of Your Workforce

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Good leaders are always looking for ways to make their workforce more efficient and little measures can go a long way in achieving that goal. Whether it’s better organization or building strong relationships, leaders have the ability to shape the work environment of their team to make them more productive. Consider the following three ways Read more »