Improve Your Office Safety Right Now with These Three Tips

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When you think about workplace safety, are you quick to think of fire drills or avoiding ladders? These common workplace concerns are top of the list of office safety, but how often are they an issue? Do you regularly have a maintenance ladder set up outside your workstation or office? Probably not. Here are three… Read more »

Five Podcasts for Your Summer Leadership Development

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Podcasts have quickly become an excellent source of leadership development. For those too busy to read or take a continued education course, but who are keen to further their professional development, listening to podcasts on your commute, while doing menial tasks, or even when you’re on vacation can be a great way to continue your… Read more »

Will Sustainable Manufacturing Help You Hire Better Candidates?

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When you are in the market to hire the best and brightest in the industry, you need to look at what other companies are doing in order to attract the top talent in the industry. Whether it’s offering higher salaries, better benefits, or a unique culture of work, the people who can’t wait to get… Read more »

Sourcing on LinkedIn – How to Find Your Candidate

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Finding the right candidate in a sea of applicants is simultaneously challenging and richly rewarding. The internet and websites like LinkedIn have opened the playing field to really finding the best talent in the industry quickly, but you have to know how to find what you’re looking for. If you are unfamiliar with sourcing on… Read more »

When Is a Consultant the Right Option for Your Business?

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Hiring the right talent at the right time is an ongoing struggle for many employers across the energy industry. The cost and time involved in recruiting and hiring full-time employees isn’t always an option. Maybe you need someone right away. Maybe you only need someone for a specific period of time. Constraints like these make… Read more »

Stakeholders – Why They Hold the Key to Success in Your Project

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When it comes to project management, how you engage stakeholders can have a huge impact on the overall success of your work. Considering how influential they can be to the success of your project, you should actively work to include them early, often and make sure they are engaged throughout the lifespan of your project…. Read more »

Workplace Culture Is Changing – How Can Leadership Navigate the Changes?

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In such a competitive hiring market, employers need to know how to attract and recruit top talent. It might come as a surprise, but financial incentives might not be enough to really grab the attention of the candidates you are most interested in hiring. Employees are increasingly interested in working for companies who are committed… Read more »

Ground Rules to Follow for a Successful Meeting

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Meetings take up a large part of our days and they are often a big part of how work gets done. The number of meetings that take up the average professional’s day can be overwhelming. That’s why it is so important to make sure that your company runs efficient and valuable meetings. As a manager,… Read more »

Connected Manufacturing – How Is Your Company Adapting

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Connected manufacturing is a business strategy that leverages cloud computing to harness operational and business data for greater visibility, efficiency, control, and customer satisfaction. That means big change for the industry, but also big opportunities for your business. In order to keep up with the rising tide of big data and Industry 4.0, here’s what… Read more »

Diversity Leads to More Innovative Ideas and More Innovative Teams

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Finding the right people with the right skills to complement your existing team structure and grow your business is an ongoing challenge for many business owners. Diversity has been shown to be a key factor in long term success. But given the talent gap, a diverse and highly skilled team is even more of a… Read more »