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 »

4 Signs You’ve Hired the Right Candidate

When it comes to your final hiring decision, it doesn’t always work out. In some cases, the candidate you ultimately chose didn’t fit with the culture, the role, or some other aspect of the opportunity. The good news is that in most instances, a new hire hits the ground running and can become a positive… Read More »

Workplace Conflict? Here’s How to Mediate

When it comes to managing your team, conflict is inevitable. With so many diverse personalities and different pressures throughout the day, it’s easy for tension to arise. When this happens, it’s important to mediate as soon as possible, so it doesn’t take root and spread on your team, impacting its overall productivity and health. If… Read More »

Help! Should I Hire More Employees or Pay Overtime?

The New Year has just begun and already you have more demand than you expected. The question now is whether you can sustain it. If you can, perhaps it’s time to hire more staff. If you’re not sure, maybe paying for overtime is a better option to consider. Whatever situation you’re in, here are some… Read More »

4 Ways to Find Your Management Style for 2020

Looking to up your management game in 2020? Don’t know where to begin? One place to start is with determining your management style. This is especially true if you’re new to a leadership position. Finding yours is important because it will guide how you lead your team of employees. There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to leadership… Read More »

4 Common Warehouse Dangers & How To Avoid Them

In a warehouse work environment, even a small hazard can lead to a major accident. It’s not surprising given that there are dangerous materials, like hazardous chemicals, on-site, as well as large machinery and equipment that doesn’t stop moving. It’s why employers need to have an eye on safety at all times and address any… Read More »

Beware: These OSHA Regulations Are Commonly Overlooked in Manufacturing Facilities

When it comes to OSHA regulations, there’s a lot of them. It’s therefore no surprise that some fly under the radar for many manufacturing employers. The problem is that they’re on the list for OSHA inspectors to check if they audit your site, leading to a citation and even a fine, especially if it’s a… Read More »

6 Reasons Why Workplace Safety Is So Important

As a manager, you’re focused on productivity and profits. But does workplace safety also top your list of priorities? If it doesn’t, it should. Here are six reasons why: Reason #1: You’ll avoid accidents. There were 4,679 workers killed on the job in 2014, according to OSHA. Likewise, there were almost three million recorded injuries… Read More »