How To Set New Goals For Your Team This Year

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Study has revealed that establishing specific and demanding goals for staff members results in superior performance; however, simply setting goals as a matter, of course, isn’t good enough. For goals to lead to higher productivity, there ought to be the connective tissue between the goals of the company, those of teams within the company and… Read more »

These Management Books Are Easy New Year’s Resolutions

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Something about the calendar flipping from December to January causes us to want to make changes in our lives. For those in management, New Year’s resolutions should include adopting better management habits. Books on management can be a great resource for those looking to adopt better management habits for 2020. Consider the following management books,… Read more »

Why Drug Testing Is Important Now More Than Ever

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While employers may not like to admit it, there’s a good chance of habitual drug use finding its way into their workforce. It’s essential for employers to acknowledge this very real possibility, be aware of the signs and have policies in place to address employee drug use. When employees have problems with addiction, it can… Read more »

You Can’t Afford Gaps In Your Logistics Team – Here’s How to Stay Fully Staffed

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Given the highly competitive nature of the current labor market, keeping your company fully staffed is a massive challenge right now. Because it is a less costly to retain existing staff than it is to hire and train new staff members, it makes a great deal of sense invest in staff retention efforts. Maintaining competitive… Read more »

When Not to Force Teamwork on Your Workforce

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Sometimes, work demands cause people to collaborate who may not know each other. These kinds of collaborations are perfect opportunities for workers to learn about each other and broaden their experiences, but they can also be difficult, mainly if teamwork doesn’t come naturally. Workers come in with their own work rhythms and degree of expertise,… Read more »

How Can You Recognize Great Employees In a Meaningful Way?

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If you have ever felt that your work wasn’t being fully appreciated, then you understand how crucial recognition is to employees. According to research from Gallup, just one in three employees had received recognition on a weekly basis. This is troubling given that research has also shown those who don’t feel recognized at work are… Read more »

Why Checking In On Your Production Team Matters To Morale

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Perhaps out of the fear of being as a micromanager, some production supervisors keep their distance from their production team. However, production employees do want to see their supervisor on a fairly regular basis, especially when it comes to supporting employee morale. If morale isn’t good on your production line, the company as a whole… Read more »