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Workplace diversity means a clash of personalities, work habits, opinions and ideas, and while a good business can harness differences, it requires strong leadership. Managing different personalities in the workplace starts with the proper team-first mindset. Managers should also focus on listening to, learning from and responding to workers regarding their concerns and points of… Read more »

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After a long, cold winter and a wet spring, it’s nice to be able to go outside and enjoy the warm sunshine. Unfortunately, the summer can bring extreme heat to workplaces and facilities that are not temperature controlled. If staff members are not protected from extreme heat, it can cause significant illness and even death…. Read more »

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Safety audits assess the effectiveness of a safety program, look to find out if safety measures are still current and determine if established guidelines are being followed. Since they can be time-consuming, companies don’t carry out audits very often. However, they are extremely necessary to prevent injuries and even deaths. Because safety hazards can change… Read more »

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Company drug testing is a practical and cost-effective approach to identifying illicit drug use among current staff members or job candidates. Employers looking to prevent on-the-job use of illicit drugs and alcohol can test for use and terminate staff members who test positive. Employers should know that employees with drug abuse issues do have protections… Read more »

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Medical Benefits OPEN ENROLLMENT is happening from May 29-June 28, 2019.   This is your opportunity to add, modify, or drop your benefits without a qualifying life event.   Click here for more information   Best wishes, Cornerstone Human Resources and Essential StaffCare

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Even though businesses come in many shapes and sizes, all businesses are based on interactions between people, and manufacturing businesses are no exception. Effective communication during various interactions can mitigate conflict and support productivity. Good communication can make work more enjoyable and support employee morale. Those at the top of a company have to be… Read more »

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The logistics industry is highly competitive, and the competition for drivers among companies is probably one of the most intense forms of industry competition. Trucking businesses must put significant time and energy into locating driver candidates, hiring them and holding onto their own drivers. There are millions of qualified drivers in the United States, all… Read more »

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Holding on to great employees is essential to the success of any company, especially businesses in the hospitality industry. Unfortunately, keeping employees in the hospitality industry is more difficult than it is in other industries. There are countless hospitality employment opportunities out there and the barriers to switching jobs is very low. As a result,… Read more »