How Many Rounds of Hiring are Too Many?

When you’re looking to hire, interviews are part of the equation. They give you a chance to gain more insight into each candidate you’re considering and assess whether they’d be a good fit for you. Most companies perform at least a phone screen and in-person interview, with other employers incorporating many rounds of interviews into… Read More »

7 Steps to Keep Your Workers Safe in the Heat

While every month should be National Safety Month, June is when it is officially observed by the National Safety Council. This is especially critical now that the summer heat has arrived in Florida. If employees are impacted by the heat, it can cause anything from mild illness to serious injury or even death, particularly in… Read More »

Don’t Fire That Employee, Retrain Them

When you have an underperforming employee, the simple answer is to replace them. But could retraining them be a more effective solution, not only in terms of cost but also morale and productivity, too? It depends on the unique situation. For instance, if you find out an employee is stealing from you, bashing your company… Read More »

You Need to Encourage Your Team to Stretch

When it comes to your team, you’re focused on their performance. But are you also aware of their well-being? If not, then it can impact their overall health and ability to do their job to your satisfaction. One easy way to improve in this area is to encourage your people to stretch, not in terms… Read More »

Could Social Media Help You Attract Better Candidates?

Social media is a regular part of our personal lives. But how do you use it when it comes to recruiting new employees? While you can certainly post job openings, it’s important to create a long-term strategy that tells the story of what it’s like to work for your company. This will cultivate a positive… Read More »

5 Essential Rules of First Aid

Now more than ever safety is on the news and in social media. Staying safe is top-of-mind, not only at home and in schools but work too. To put best practices into play at your place of employment, here are five essential rules when it comes to first aid: Rule #1: Yell for help. Whether… Read More »

As a Manager, You Should Be Documenting Everything

Problems arise every day in your workforce. There’s employee conflict, disgruntled people, issues with how customers are treated, and more. It’s a lot to deal with and can have a huge impact on your company. To minimize the risks, it’s important to document all of it. While this certainly takes time and effort, it will… Read More »

Simple Tactics to Decide if a Candidate is the Right Fit

Hiring employees is a regular part of your job. However, it’s always a challenge because there’s so much on the line. One wrong move can lead to a big mistake that will cost your company. So how can you ensure a candidate is the right fit ahead of time? Future Force can help. As one… Read More »

Boost Morale & Productivity All at Once

As a manager, there’s a lot to get done in a day, all with an eye focused on productivity. You need to hit certain numbers and attain goals to maintain or even surpass an optimal level. But what about company morale? Have you ever thought about how that plays a part in productivity and can… Read More »

3 Retention Strategies to Start Implementing

Retaining your best employees is critically important to your company. Not only can high turnover impact morale, but also profits. On top of that, the cost to replace workers is especially steep since unemployment is so low. The stakes, therefore, are high. The good news is that you can plan ahead to retain your employees.… Read More »