Have You Identified the Qualities High Performers Need in Your Company?

Any business owner in any industry will tell you – job responsibilities, for both temporary workers and permanent employees, are becoming more skilled and more complex. Your top performers need to have strong communication skills, experience working with diverse teams and able to manage high-tech software. Your employees need to have the skills that will… Read more »

How to Retain Your Star Employees

Any time your best workers quit, it’s frustrating and hard to not take personally. However, the reasons are often more complex than you think.  Sometimes the employee feels that there is no room for advancement or they want to learn more skills and develop their trade. Sometimes employees feel that the workplace culture is no… Read more »

Harnessing the Power of Stay Interviews

Many employers conduct exit interviews to find out why employees leave, but very few conduct interviews to find out why they stay. However, this information can be incredibly helpful in discovering ways to improve employee retention and job satisfaction, all of which can boost productivity. Stay interviews occur with your highly valued employees and those… Read more »

Spring Cleaning Your Job Search Strategy

Sometimes, we open our doors and opportunity is standing there, and sometimes we have to go out and hunt for it. For many job seekers, searching for the right employment opportunity can take more hunting than planned. When the job search stalls out, you may feel as if your whole life, not just your career,… Read more »

Hiring a Supervisor? Top Traits to Look For in Light Industrial Supervisor Positions

When you work with industrial workers and skilled technicians, you have to use a variety of management techniques. To be in charge, and more importantly, in control, of this group, you must simultaneously be “one of the guys” and the one in charge. Industrial managers need to be firm and tough, but understanding. In order… Read more »