5 Ways to Reduce Turnover Among Millennials

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Millennials have been the largest generation in the U.S. workforce since 2015, according to the Pew Research Center, so you probably have several of these young professionals on your staff. By now, you’ve certainly noticed that managing them is very different from their baby boomer and Gen-X counterparts. They’ve gotten a bit of a bad… Read more »

Tips for Writing Amazing Job Descriptions

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When filling an open position on your team, you want to attract top talent, but you won’t do that without a well-written job description. If the position doesn’t sound interesting, the best candidates won’t apply, so you have to engage them. Joining your team is a great opportunity for job seekers, but they won’t recognize… Read more »

How to Build a Healthy Work Environment

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No one wins in a toxic work environment. If your company doesn’t have the best internal vibe, it’s time to make some serious changes for the better. Top talent has no interest in working for a company that brings them down as soon as they walk through the front door, it’s depressing and discouraging. Consequently,… Read more »

How to Tell When You Should Hire an Unemployed Candidate

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Many employers automatically dismiss candidates currently out of work, because being unemployed comes with a certain stigma. While this can be a red flag, it is by no means an indication the person wouldn’t be an outstanding employee. When sorting through resumes for an opening at your company, don’t send those of unemployed candidates to… Read more »

Four Benefits of a Strong Employer/Employee Relationship

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Your employees are the backbone of the company. Their hard work, dedication and innovative ideas keep your business running smoothly. More than just names on your staffing roster, these people are special and they deserve your respect. Bonding with your team isn’t just a nice idea — it’s also great for business. Having a good… Read more »

When Is the Time Right to Promote an Employee?

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As a manager, developing leaders is one of your most important tasks. Many employees come into your company at an entry – mid-level point, but under your watch, they can reach their potential. Every employee learns and grows at their own pace, so there’s no defined timeline for granting promotions. Instead, watch for telltale clues… Read more »

How to Become an Effective Warehouse Manager

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Being in an authoritative position doesn’t necessarily mean people will listen to you, so you have to play your cards right. The best warehouse managers are able to run a tight ship because their employees trust and respect them. If you’re not as effective in your supervisory role as you’d like, consider adjusting your approach…. Read more »

What to Consider When Hiring New Staff for Your Warehouse

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Your warehouse needs to function like a well-oiled machine to get the job done right. All hands on deck are needed to keep things moving, so hire wisely. Whether you’re filling permanent or temporary positions, the candidates you choose have the power to either make the team stronger than ever or bring everyone down. The… Read more »

Protecting Your Workers From Injuries

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When employees step foot into your warehouse, their health and safety falls into your hands. Nothing is more important than ensuring they end their shifts in the same physical condition as they started, so you need to do everything possible to keep them out of harm’s way. Unfortunately, on-the-job injuries are all too common. In… Read more »

3 Ways Ecommerce is Affecting the Warehouse Industry

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The retail industry is undergoing a major transformation. More brick-and-mortar stores might shut their doors in 2017 — upwards of 8,600 — than ever before, according to brokerage firm Credit Suisse. Consumers haven’t stopped spending money, they’ve just found a different way to do it — online shopping. Tech-savvy millennials are the largest generation in… Read more »