Posts Tagged: East Houston Staffing Services

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Switching to the night shift can trigger a through-the-looking-glass-type experience. It’s not just a matter of changing your work schedule. Your life schedule gets completely altered. More than that, your relationship with the outside world shifts. You need to think about when things will be open. You need to worry about falling asleep at odd… Read more »

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Every day, there’s another complaint. Every communication is negative. Every decision provides an excuse to criticize. And it’s becoming a distraction. The grumbling and dissent take up valuable time, cutting into productivity. Meanwhile, the negative attitude brings down the general vibe of the office. A Debbie Downer employee can turn into the unfortunate focal point… Read more »

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Phone interviews have become an increasingly common addition to the job recruitment process. Hiring managers like them because they place a relatively inexpensive buffer between the blind crap shoot of the resume-vetting process and the time-consuming, schedule-dependent slog that can make up the in-person interview stage. Also, the phone interview allows companies to widen their… Read more »

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Industrial employees spend their days navigating a host of hazardous situations. From heavy lifting to machine operation to hazardous chemical exposure, safety must always be a top priority. The rules and regulations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) do change from year to year, and in order to keep your workforce safe and… Read more »

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There are certain times of the year when workload rises. Whether it’s a seasonal upswing, a new contract or the convergence of factors at the same time, you have to keep productivity moving. Usually, the first response is to allow overtime. This is the “simple” solution because your existing team knows the job, they know… Read more »

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Developing a safety incentive program is a large undertaking. It requires a great deal of planning and attention to incorporating the right elements for success. Effective programs will encourage safe behavior, hazard recognition and teamwork. However, the program must be careful not to create an environment where employees feel discouraged from reporting or even de-incentivized… Read more »

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Solid safety practices, policies and procedures can have a big impact on your bottom line.  One major incident or accident can lead to costly downtime, put contracts at risk, and leave your company vulnerable to legal proceedings or government fines. However, the motivation to follow safety practices must come from the top. If managers and… Read more »