Tired of Unqualified Applicants? Here Are 3 Ways to Prescreen Your Candidates

Prescreening candidates lets you learn more about them. Gaining insight into their character, work ethic, history, skills, and personality helps you determine which candidate is most qualified to fill a role. Since you have limited time to select which candidates to meet with, you have to reduce the number down to a select few. Here… Read More »

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close… Read More »

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19

Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs,… Read More »

You Can’t Fool Recruiters: The Real Cost of Lying on Your Resume

Always be truthful on your resume. Although you may be tempted to embellish your titles, job duties, or contributions, odds are the truth will be discovered. Even if your resume gets you an interview and job offer, you can lose the role when your employer finds out you were dishonest. This is especially true if… Read More »

How to Avoid Rejection from Your Top Candidate

After you provide a job offer to a top candidate, expect them to receive a counteroffer from their employer. Because it costs less to retain an employee than hire a new one, managers are likely to give a counteroffer when employees decide to leave. This is especially true if the employee’s knowledge, skills, and experience… Read More »

Forklift Safety Tips That Could Save Your Life!

Because forklifts weigh at least 9,000 pounds, they’re extremely dangerous. Forklifts can move at 18 miles per hour, have one set of brakes, and are hard to stop. Since the weight of a forklift is unevenly distributed, it’s more difficult to drive and operate than a vehicle. Making mistakes while operating a forklift can lead… Read More »

3 Red Flags That Your Talent Might Quit Soon

As a manager, employee turnover is one of your top concerns. Because of the cost of hiring, onboarding, training, lost productivity, and business errors are high, you need to be prepared for when staff members decide to leave. Here are three red flags that indicate your talent might soon quit. Your Talent Often Is Absent… Read More »

10 Shoes Every Warehouse Should Check Out

As an order picker, one of the most important parts of your wardrobe is your footwear. Wearing the proper shoes or boots keeps you safer and more comfortable throughout the day. Because your needs differ from anyone else’s, be sure you consider different options and walk around in a variety of footwear to determine what… Read More »

Don’t Just Get Lucky, Create a Recruiting Strategy

When your company needs to acquire talent, you have three options: buy, build, or borrow. When you buy talent, you hire an employee. When you build talent, you cross-train an employee to assume different responsibilities. When you borrow talent, you bring a consultant aboard to complete work. Having a blend of these three types of… Read More »

How to Recover from Being Late to an Interview

Even if you’re the most organized person, you may encounter circumstances that make you late for an interview. You might miss your train, get lost, or have to deal with a sick child. Because your tardiness may influence your chances of being offered a job, you need to know how to recover if this happens.… Read More »