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Add Value to Your Training With Video

Starting a new job without training is like swimming for the first time – it’s actually drowning.

It goes without saying that training is a vital part of the onboarding process but it can also be expensive and time consuming if you’re using outdated training methods because seminars, classes,...

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Why Onboarding is So Important in a Construction Workplace

On-the-job safety is important in every work environment, but construction is a whole other ball game. Workers operate equipment designed to lift tons of supplies. Construction workplaces are noisy and oftentimes exposed to the outdoors.

These are just a few reasons for why onboarding is so important in a...

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No, Onboarding Is Not Orientation, but It Is Crucial

Onboarding is undervalued – and sometimes, misunderstood. Many companies mistake orientation for onboarding. Orientation introduces the employee to the straightforward processes and procedures they need to know. It includes signing employees up for benefits, getting familiar with payroll, receiving company ID, and understanding the paperwork to be filled in in different situations.

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Grow Your Company and Develop Employees with Learning Management

Imagine having all of your company’s training materials, relevant content, reports, statistics, and certifications all stored in one place that’s accessible anytime from almost any device. If this isn’t your reality, it’s time to consider a web-based Learning Management System (LMS) – or a better one.

A good LMS...

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Benefits of Workplace Diversity

The marketplace is dynamic and diverse. To keep up with it and remain profitable and successful, your work environment needs to possess those same qualities. Integrating employees from culturally diverse backgrounds empower your organization to progress alongside the market place. Unfortunately, many organizations aren’t aware of the benefits that come...

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Tips of the Trades

Recruiting isn’t easy but for employers in the skilled trades; it’s especially tricky.

Boomer generation retirements reveal an enormous skill gap and visible talent shortage which is creating a competitive and limited market of skilled candidates. Because of this, it’s more important now than ever, to make sure that...

How to Retain Top Employees in the Construction Industry

How to Retain Top Employees in the Construction Industry

Employee turnover can have a negative impact on any industry, but the effects are even more harmful for construction companies and contractors. Any construction employer knows it’s a specialized industry, and a project often can’t risk losing one of its top...

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3 Things That May Be Missing From Your Onboarding Strategy

An onboarding strategy is one of the most important processes your company should adopt. For one thing, it’s your first chance as an employer to define expectations and convince new staff to become invested in your company and its work. It’s the time when new hires are supported to shift...

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How To Unlock Hidden Employee Talent

When skill gaps interfere with daily work, that doesn’t mean it’s time to look for the next best employee. It means it’s time to create top talent from your existing staff. Not all employees will be the best of the best right from the start. It’s your job to provide...

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How to Impress a New Hire on Their First Day

First impressions have always been important, but the first impression your new hires gets of the company will most likely determine if they continue working for you or not. According to a SHRM study , half of all senior outside hires fail within 18 months in a new position and...

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