What Qualifications Should You Have as an Electrical Planner?

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The energy industry is one that continues to see a constant need for workers, even in times of economic uncertainty. Electrical planners are in demand, but those who are interested in stepping into that role need to have the right training and qualifications to succeed. Here’s an overview of this role, and an exploration of… Read more »

How to Make Safety a Normal Conversation Among Co-Workers

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Safety should always be top of mind in the workplace. But it’s not enough to post a sign in the office break room. Safety needs to be woven into the culture and mindset of your entire company. Establishing a corporate safety culture is simple if you know where to start. The top-down approach is a… 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 »

Inside Coatings Supervisor Job Requirements

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Inside Coatings Supervisor is a very interesting job that you may not have directly considered. This role is responsible for supervising various craft General Foremen/Foremen and ensuring resources are efficiently distributed across multiple work areas. The job is counted on to ensure assigned crews’ performance are in compliance with specifications and within schedules and budgets…. 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 »

Why Offboarding is an Essential Part of The Employee Experience

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Welcoming an employee and sending them off again. They seem like two completely opposite activities, but they are two sides of the same coin. Offboarding is, in truth, almost as important to an organization in terms of hiring success, but many organizations fail to leverage this recruiting tool. Here’s why you need to make it… Read more »

Make the Most of Your New Hire With These 5 Training Tips

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Inevitably, turnover becomes something employers need to address strategic hiring practices and a robust talent pipeline. Employers generally keep the bar high when making the decision on who to hire, but often new hires are expected to hit the ground running. As a manager, it’s important to accept this reality and pave the way with… Read more »

Maintaining a Work/Life Balance During the Holiday Time

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During the end of the year, productivity can start to take a toll if you’re not focused. Holiday commitments can be distracting. PTO plans can be disruptive. And the stress that inevitably comes with the end of year rush can be distressing. But it is possible to maintain a balanced life and stay productive at… Read more »

How Working with a Staffing Partner can Help Find You the Best Passive Candidates

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As an employer, you likely default to interviewing candidates who appear proactive and fully engaged in their job search. But did you know that job-seekers who are currently employed but passively seeking new opportunities can also be an excellent source for high quality hires as well? It’s often one of the least considered hiring strategies,… Read more »