Companies that use seasonal staff understand the headaches and hassles associated with it. It’s a high-stress time as customer demands spike and part-time workers need onboarded. During this busy time of the year, whenever it falls for your industry, make sure you are prepared for the rush with one simple strategy.
Video chats no longer seem revolutionary to consumers who have now Skyped and FaceTimed for years. They have become the norm, especially for people who have moved away from friends and family and want to stay in touch. So why, then, do companies not utilize this well-known technology more than
Poka-yoke is a Japanese term that means “mistake-proofing.” A poka-yoke is any mechanism in a lean manufacturing process that helps an equipment operator avoid (yokeru) mistakes (poka). People are inherently unreliable and flawed when compared to machinery or robotics. Fortunately, there are ways to take the human element
What a loser, right? But who’s really the biggest loser? It’s actually the employer, who probably doesn’t even know the ticking time bomb they have working for them. How does an employer avoid making a hire like this to begin with? Many employers rely on whatever applicants walk in the door as their
When is the last time you raised entry level pay rates? Don’t guess. Look it up. If you haven’t adjusted pay rates in the last three years, chances are you are not keeping up with your competition. As a result, you are most likely experiencing excessive turnover which in turn has lead to