Do You Have a Policy in Place for JUULs and Other E-Cigarettes in the Workplace?

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Vaping has become incredibly popular. E-cigarettes – the battery-powered devices that replicate smoking by vaporizing a liquid that contains nicotine – are not classified the same ways as traditional cigarettes and cigars. As a result, many company policies regarding smoking don’t automatically apply to e-cigarette use.  Plus, there is still a lot of confusion regarding the… Read more »

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Kids Entertained After a Tough Day at Work

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A tough day at work can be incredibly draining. While you may just want to kick back and relax, if you have children, that might not be an option. You can’t always expect kids to know how to entertain themselves, so you need to have options available to ensure you can give their energy some… Read more »

4 Ways to Create the Most Efficient Warehouse Layout

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While designing the layout of a warehouse seems like a simple task, it usually isn’t. The choices you make can have a substantial impact on overall productivity, either enhancing operations or harming them. Plus, poor traffic flow can do more than stymy the efficiency of the warehouse; it can even create safety issues. Luckily, there… Read more »

Warehouse Safety Could Benefit From These 5 Lighting Tips

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Lighting plays a big role in warehouse safety. Insufficient lighting can increase accident rates, creating potential blind spots or making it more difficult to notice certain hazards that could lead to slips, trips and falls. When you place lighting in a warehouse, you need to be strategic. If you want to improve warehouse safety through… Read more »

5 Reasons Creating a Flexible Workforce Will Put You Ahead

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Thanks to collaboration technology, offering flexible work arrangements has never been easier. Plus, many millennial professionals prefer employers that provide at least some degree of flexibility, ensuring they can achieve greater work-life balance. However, many businesses are still hesitant to embrace flexibility in the workplace, fearing it will harm productivity. In reality, these arrangements can… Read more »

How to Tell an Employee You Need “to Talk” Without Making Them Nervous

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For many, “we need to talk” are four of the scariest words. When they come from your boss, getting nervous is just par for the course. While delivering constructive criticism is simply part of being a manager, that does not mean you need to strike fear into the hearts of your staff before that conversation… Read more »

Are Your Job Expectations Too High or Too Low?

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Everyone has expectations for their current role and, when the job doesn’t align with what is expected, it can create some unpleasant situations. Whether you set yours too high or too low, the fact they do not reflect reality can cause internal strife. Often, people give their expectations a lot of power, and that can… Read more »

How to Handle Holiday Scheduling With Your Staff

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With the winter holidays approaching, most employees are planning to take time off from work. However, juggling the requests and maintaining suitable coverage amounts can be challenging, especially for popular days, like Christmas Eve, where numerous workers would likely rather be home. To prevent any issues this holiday season, here are some tips for scheduling… Read more »

What Do the Best Leaders Have in Common?

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While every manager is an individual, many of the best leaders in the world have certain traits in common. Whether these characteristics came naturally or if they were skills learned over time, honing these abilities can make any leader more effective. Often, the greatest leaders have a combination of traits, striking a balance between being… Read more »

Is Your Company Policy Out of Date?

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At the core of every company is its policy manual. This document serves as an operational blueprint, outlining how aspects of the business should be managed as well as other details, including acceptable employee behavior, performance expectations and safety standards. Since your policies guide how the company runs, allowing them to become out of date… Read more »