4 Benefits of Hiring Temporary Employees

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When your team needs additional support, you have a decision to make. You can either find room in the budget for permanent employees and determine long-term work they can do, or consider the option of temporary help. If temps seem like the better option, but you aren’t convinced of the value, here are a few… Read more »

How to Become a Great Warehouse Manager

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Being a great manager isn’t a guarantee just because you’re given the title and it’s about more than being well-liked or motivational. Managing a warehouse is a challenging task because of the work involved, including being in charge of a team of people doing different but usually equally complex tasks that must be completed in… Read more »

Why It’s Important to Have a Project Manager

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Keeping costs low on a project is an understandable concern, but there are certain areas that shouldn’t be cut in the process. One such budget line is a project manager. It’s easy to ask why a client can’t just manage the workers, but it’s a much more involved relationship. Not only do they help a… Read more »

Important Qualities to Look for in Warehouse Workers

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Hiring a safe and reliable warehouse worker is about more than their own performance. When you bring on a good worker, you can improve the team and the company’s productivity, ultimately leading to more profitability. Understanding why it’s important to hire top notch workers, here are some qualities to consider when bringing on warehouse candidates…. Read more »

When Is It Time to Start Hiring?

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In most cases, hiring a new team member isn’t as simple as deciding you need extra help and starting the process. There are many considerations, including what is feasible with the budget. Even if you project the new employee will help boost revenue, it isn’t guaranteed and won’t happen overnight. Regardless of logistics, there are… Read more »

Important Qualities to Look for in New Hires

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During the hiring process, there are a few obvious things you look for in candidates – what they’ve done before and where, for example. Experience is the most important area you consider, because you want to hire someone you know can do the job. While skills are naturally important, there are other qualities to consider,… Read more »

Knowing When the Time is Right to Promote an Employee

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Promoting an employee isn’t as simple as learning they’re looking to move up in the company and saying “ok.” There’s a delicate balance in evaluating the elusive right time, but it must be monitored carefully. A premature promotion can cause a good employee to flounder under the pressure, but waiting may cause a great employee… Read more »

The Importance of Conducting Workplace Safety Audits

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A dangerous trap to fall into in your workplace is assuming it’s “safe enough.” You’ve done a quick examination and after finding no major issues, your assumption becomes everything is fine. Too often, it’s not until an accident occurs that you realize your mistake.   When pursuing a safe work environment, the key is to… Read more »