If you’re struggling with employee retention, your current culture could be the problem. It’s easy for business owners to lose a sense of how it feels to work on the manufacturing floor every day; to assume that a culture established years ago is still strong and enticing.
We’ve compiled some metrics for training and further assessment as workers get to grips with your business. By tracking them, you’ll build better profiles and a solid basis for rewards or improvements.
Discover five benefits that come with implementing a mentorship program in manufacturing companies, including higher productivity and improved knowledge transfer.
Learn about five ways manufacturers can proactively promote diversity and inclusion to create more job opportunities and eliminate unconscious bias.
It should be the exception, not the rule. That being said, if you manage it well, overtime can tip the scales in your business’s favor.
Part of the labor shortage is a result of the industry's perceived health risks — working around machinery, loading bays, stacks of raw materials and other hazards may give workers plenty of cause for concern.
What does the Shingo Model propose? And how might it apply to your organization? Let’s analyze some key principles
Workers should know their vital roles in the manufacturing of the future, because automation doesn’t have to be an anxious subject. In fact, there are several tactics to make the march of progress more inclusive and inspiring.
With the holiday season not too far away, it’s important to plan for employee time off in a way that doesn't disrupt the work environment.
With several smart adjustments to how you view and manage manufacturing facilities, you won’t have to make as many tough choices in the years ahead.
As the older generation gets closer and closer to retirement age, younger generations will need to step up to the plate in manufacturing environments to ensure the continued flow of the economy.
Changes in the economy have created a uncertainty for manufacturers, who must now be flexible and agile to thrive — here are five ways to be proactive about it.
Learn about five ways to streamline your manufacturing operations to boost productivity and profits, while still ensuring product quality and safety.
36% of employees feel engaged in the workplace. Interestingly, this number has fluctuated more in the past few years than it ever has before. Employee engagement is one of the most important concepts in organizational leadership as it helps to ensure that people are sticking around for the long haul.
One in four people quit their job in 2021. That’s a big deal that many organizations need to come to terms with. By now, it’s no secret that employee engagement is a top concern for many businesses. Productivity is often cited as the key driver of employee engagement.
When employees feel burned out and unconnected to the work they’re doing, quiet quitting becomes a real thing.
Find out how manufacturers can actively demonstrate ethical practices to attract employees that let their values guide decisions on where they want to work.
Find out how to get the right balance between finding your ideal candidates and being the right employer for the people you want to hire.
Manufacturing environments are demanding work on both the body and mind. Helping your workforce take care of both is all the more important to ensure they remain safe, happy and productive.
Offering workers the opportunity to upskill through a development program is a great way to ensure better employee retention and provide a strong incentive for new candidates to want to work for you.