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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 »

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Right now, you’re working temporary gigs, but you’d like to find something steady. The good news is that each temporary assignment is essentially a job interview. You can be certain the employer is watching your every move, trying to decide if you’d be a good long-term fit for the team. In this tight labor market,… Read more »

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Anything but a formality, many employers use phone interviews as a first-round screening process. If you’ve received an interview invitation of this nature, take it seriously, because you won’t advance to the next round if you don’t make a good impression. The interviewer will likely be speaking with several candidates, so brush up on your… Read more »

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The day of your big job interview has finally arrived! You’ve been waiting anxiously since you received the invitation, and now it’s time to show the interviewer you’re the best person for the job. Preparation is the key to a successful job interview, so even if you typically fly by the seat of your pants,… Read more »

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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 »

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Not to brag, but your resume is pretty great. You spent a lot of time polishing it, and your efforts have landed you a job interview. This is definitely exciting, but don’t get ahead of yourself, because the process has only just begun. Your resume got your foot in the door. Now you need to… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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Happy, healthy employees are the key to a productive workforce, but you already know that.  However, despite realizing the link between employee health and a dynamic work ethic, you have yet to institute a company wellness program. Excluding government entities, 59 percent of employers in all industries offer general wellness programs, according to the Society… Read more »

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Potential employers carefully review your resume, so if you have an employment gap, it won’t go unnoticed. However, this is only a big deal if you make it one, so tackle the issue head-on. Whether you were fired from your last job or stepped away from the workforce to take care of a family member,… Read more »