If you’re in the manufacturing industry, you already know that there always seems to be a need for more warehouse workers. In this industry, the cost of employee turnover can be high and it also hurts the morale of your workforce. Employee retention is indeed important, but what can you do even earlier on in your process that can help you avoid employee turnover?
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