Reasons to Maintain Strong Communication with Candidates

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While the hiring landscape may have changed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the candidate experience still matters. This is especially true when it comes to communication, as it serves as the foundation.  Maintaining strong communication is as critical today as it was before the pandemic. If you are wondering why, here are a… Read more »


Here’s How You Can Combat Low Employee Morale

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When employee morale is high, your workplace flourishes. Workers are engaged, productive, and maintain positive attitudes, leading to better outputs and a great culture. However, when employee morale is low, the opposite can happen. Frustration and negativity may reign, causing diminishing work quality and reduced productivity.  While low employee morale can be the result of… Read more »


How to Keep Employees Engaged During Difficult Times

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A highly engaged workforce is a successful one. When employees are enthusiastic, focused, and dedicated, they are typically more productive and offer higher quality outputs. However, even the most engaged workforce may falter during difficult times.  The COVID-19 pandemic led to widespread uncertainty. When workers aren’t certain if their jobs are secure, those fears can… Read more »


The Importance of Flexible Staffing During Uncertain Times

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The COVID-19 pandemic introduced an unprecedented degree of uncertainty into the business landscape. Stay-at-home mandates led to widespread closures or quick shifts to work-from-home models.  Even as reopening efforts move forward, it isn’t clear whether a coronavirus resurgence may lead to shelter-in-place mandates. Additionally, companies have to consider how they will react if a significant percentage of their… Read more »


6 Ways You Can Help Your Employees Grow and Develop 

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Investing in your workforce’s development is typically a smart move. When you do, you help your employees acquire new skills and strengthen their capabilities while simultaneously boosting morale. As they become more competent and engaged, their performance rises, creating a win-win scenario.  At times, it can be difficult to find ways to help your employees… Read more »


12 Ways to Keep Your Employees Happy (Without a Raise) 

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While pay raises are usually viewed as a boon by employees, it isn’t something companies can always offer. Even when that’s the case, that doesn’t mean it isn’t possible to keep your workforce engaged and morale high. If you want to know how you can keep your employees happy without a salary bump, here are… Read more »


5 Reasons You Should Upskill Your Tech Employees

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Many companies continue to struggle. Finding the tech talent they need to thrive remains challenging, even though unemployment spiked due to COVID-19 layoffs. Skill gaps are ultimately pervasive, so organizations can’t rely on finding outside candidates to fill them.  Luckily, there is another approach. By upskilling your tech employees, you can cultivate an ideal workforce. If you are wondering… Read more »


How to Get Employees to Comply with Safety Guidelines

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Even when a rule is put in place to keep employees safe, that doesn’t mean every worker will automatically comply. A team member’s desire to avoid injury alone may not be enough for them to be internally motivated to follow the guidelines. Often, there has to be more to the equation.  Luckily, there are things managers can… Read more »


A Guide to PPE for Engineering Managers

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Personal protective equipment (PPE) plays a big role in workplace safety. It minimizes an employee’s exposure to certain hazards, reducing overall risk.  Engineering managers do have some responsibilities when it comes to PPE. If you want to make sure you understand what is required, here’s a quick guide to PPE for engineering managers.  Management’s PPE… Read more »


National Safety Month: The Importance of Following the Rules

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Workplace injuries occur in every industry. While the injury and fatality rates are largely declining, incidents do still happen. However, the chance of an occurrence can be reduced further, especially if everyone follows the right safety rules. If you are wondering why following guidelines is so important, here’s what you need to know.  Injury and… Read more »