How Can You be a Good Manager in Stressful Times

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Being a good manager means more than telling your employees what to do and how to do it. Being a good manager means being a true leader. Great managers support their teams, provide the transparency, vision, flexibility, and guidance that a group of employees need to deliver their best effort. During stressful times, vision and… Read more »

Essential Training Needed for Your Power Generation Employees

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Training, especially in the energy industry, is a critical part of onboarding new employees successfully. Even more so, training should be regularly updated. This is especially true for any safety manager at a power plant. Starting out can feel overwhelming, but here are a few ideas on how to support your success right from the… Read more »

4 Ways to Recognize Outstanding Employee Performance

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Recognition is big in the workplace, no matter which field you may be in. One of the top issues every manager is concerned about when it comes to supervising their workforce is turnover. How do you retain top talent and keep employees interested and engaged in their work? If your default answer is based entirely… Read more »

Important Questions to Ask Every Candidate You Interview

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Top interview questions can be subjective at times, but these should be at the top of your list for interviewing your candidates. You’ll want to explore your candidates’ understanding of the technical aspects of a job. You should ask them about their thought process and their technical strengths. You’ll want to ask them about their… Read more »

Communicating Your Company Policies Effectively

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Company policies are essential to your business. Without them, new hires are all but unaware of how they are expected to do business. Employees won’t know what standards they are held to. In any business, there can seem like an endless amount of information and not always clear direction on how to use that information… Read more »

Keep Your Employees’ Morale Up This Summer

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In the summer, it’s often tough to maintain a strong sense of employee morale. Vacations and warm weather can be distracting, and inevitably morale can slip. Especially in current times where life challenges are very real and difficult to ignore. Here’s how you can help keep your employees in line while also keeping spirits up… Read more »

Make Your Workplace Safer with These Tips

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Establishing a corporate safety culture is simple if you know where to start. The top-down approach is a reliable method because when workers see that their leadership does not value or enforce their safety policy, mistakes are more likely to be made in the name of productivity. Workplace safety must be a priority for management… Read more »

Recruitment Trends That Candidates & Employers Should Know

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Recruiting trends are always changing, and 2020 is a different time. More employees are remote or being interviewed through video or telephone calls. Employers are needing to rely more heavily on digital recruiting processes to help them find their next hires. Here’s what you should know about how to find either your next job or… Read more »

Talent Management: Growing Your Employee’s Skills

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Professional growth isn’t just for leadership. You should always want and enable your employees to keep striving for more. Here’s just a few ways you should be encouraging them to grow their skills, and a few reasons why it’s so important. Why Invest in Professional Development? Employees are motivated to do their best work when… Read more »

Inexpensive Ways to Give Back to Your Employees

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It’s important to show appreciation to your employees so that they know that they are recognized for their hard work, especially in difficult times like these. But as an employer, it’s not always easy to balance the checkbook when you are trying to manage business challenges and retain strong talent. Here’s how you can do… Read more »