4 Team-Building Exercises to Improve Your Company’s Culture

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There are a lot of benefits to having your staff involved in team-building exercises. It increases productivity, motivation, collaboration and creativity. It also helps work towards solidifying the right type of company culture within your organization, an element that comes with its own list of advantages: improved financial performance, higher employee morale, greater engagement, better… Read More »

How to Educate Your Workforce on Safety so it Sticks

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Lower insurance premiums, less productivity loss due to illness or injury, higher employee satisfaction, and future incident prevention are just a few of the benefits that come with a safe workplace. While it is easy for management to create and implement a safety program, it’s difficult to educate your workforce about why it’s important. After… Read More »

Where to Hire the Best Packaging Talent in Utah

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Most people would agree that a warehouse is a well-oiled machine – and in truth, it has to be. Just think about it, all those people in all those different roles working together to put products where they need to be – in the hands of the customers. And while there are numerous and essential… Read More »

Advice for Delivering Bad News to Your Staff

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While sometimes management gets to deliver good news, most managers, at least at some point in their career, will find themselves the bearer of bad news, and delivering such news isn’t a pleasure for anyone. Is there a better way to approach this necessary burden of being a manager? We think so, and we’ll explain… Read More »

How Do I Know If I Am Underpaid?

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Most people enter an employee/employer relationship with certain expectations; chiefly, that in exchange for honest work, they will be given a fair wage. However, whether looking back through the pages of history or your own resume, employers have often underpaid their staff whether purposefully or because they are unaware of current market values. How do… Read More »

What Soft Skills are Crucial for a Successful Warehouse Career?

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Ask any warehouse worker, and they will likely tell you that their job requires many different skills to keep things moving on the floor. And while these skills widely differ depending on where you work and for whom, there are one set up of requirements that common amongst all successful warehouse staff: soft skills.   Soft skills… Read More »

Looking to Hire a Recent Graduate?


The appeal of hiring recent graduates is all too apparent: They are less expensive than more seasoned staff, they are easy to mould to fit the company culture, they provide fresh perspectives, and they are hungry. However, much like the job market can be tough for employees looking for work, the same can be said for companies… Read More »

Tips for Attracting the Best Job Candidates

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Finding staff can be easy: You put out an ad in a paper or post a job opening online, and you’d be amazed at how many applicants come knocking on your door. However, while that may get you a lot of applicants, it does little in the way of ensuring you get the best possible candidate for the… Read More »