Leadership Skills: Active Listening for Employee Success

Humans have a natural ability to only listen long enough to reply. It’s not uncommon and it’s not always bad, but it can get in the way of developing good leadership skills. When your employees come to you with concerns, they want to know they’re being heard. You can practice your listening skills and improve… Read More »

Entry-Level: 5 Strategies to Advance Your Career

The entire idea of an entry-level job is to acquire the skills you need to be able to move up in an industry. This is true whether you’re just starting in an office or a warehouse position. So what can you do to ensure you have the skills and abilities you need to advance your career? Here… Read More »

New Leadership Traits in an Adaptive World

COVID-19 has changed the entire landscape of the American workplace. What we thought we knew and how we did things before is never going to be the same again. That means managers and leaders need to adapt to lead our workforce into the future. Whether you’re in a warehouse, light industrial, or office environment, what… Read More »

Making the Most of Your Downtime During Lockdown

Sheltering in place, physical distancing, and wearing masks while in public aren’t going away for a while. With this unique kind of downtime, it might be good to reflect on your career. Where do you want to be and how can you get there? Are there skills you lack? Are you currently working but unhappy… Read More »

4 Steps to Strengthen Your Employer Brand

Perception is reality, they say, and that’s very true when it comes to your branding. How customers, and even potential employees, see your brand will affect how they interact with you moving forward. We know that showing how you care and your company culture is essential, and it can attract and retain top talent. Your… Read More »

Finding Work When the Unemployment Rate is High

The speed at which the job market changed in 2020 was unprecedented. As people were asked to stay home to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, many companies were forced to lay off large groups of employees. Entire sectors of the economy saw massive changes, and people were facing unemployment en masse. The CARES Act… Read More »

Crisis Management Tips for Employers

COVID-19 has brought with it several challenges. Stress levels are high for many people, including those who found themselves suddenly working from home as lockdown started. Managers had to switch gears without much time for preparation. What lessons have we learned over the last several months that can give you the tools you need to… Read More »

Low-Cost Perks That Can Attract Top Talent

The workplace is changing, and that means you need to consider new ways to attract talent to your company. This is especially true if your business model has changed to include more remote working arrangements. That also means you may be working with a tighter budget, so what are some low-cost perks you can consider… Read More »

“Winning” Your Virtual Interview

Are you ready for your virtual interview? So many companies are transitioning to remote work or just handling the hiring process away from the office. If you’re asked to have a phone or video interview today, are you prepared? Before you schedule that meeting, here are a few pointers that can help you ace your… Read More »