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Workforce Development News – May 31, 2016
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“Most team-building frameworks assume you get to cherry-pick members. You usually don’t.”
“No company can put a price tag on safety. Engaging employees and creating a culture focused on safety reduces accidents.”
“So your employees are happy – great. But are they being productive?”
“It’s the thing your boss most wants from you.”
“A survey of 2,500 manufacturing workers reveals the strategies you need to implement to create a winning workforce culture, three things you should know about manufacturing workers, and five fundamental tactics for recruiting and retaining a productive engaged manufacturing workforce.”
Part 1: http://www.industryweek.com/recruiting-retention/what-manufacturing-workers-want
Part 2: http://www.industryweek.com/compensation-strategies/what-manufacturing-workers-want-part-2
Part 3: http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/what-manufacturing-workers-want-part-3
Part 4: http://www.industryweek.com/labor-employment-policy/what-manufacturing-workers-want-part-4
“Nabbing good talent, getting the most out of employees, keeping the good ones around, improving employee morale, and keeping everyone honest.”
“As you gain work experience, make sure you know how to handle these situations.”
“You embark on a job search because you want a new (better) position. You’re not in it because of the joys of interviewing: You’re sticking it out for the end result.”
“Vague subject lines, poor grammar and copying too many people on a message can ruin your professional reputation. Don’t let bad email etiquette hold you back—stop these annoying behaviors.”
“Nothing screams ‘social media amateur’ louder than a post with an awkwardly cropped image.”
“It’s not enough to find that sense of purpose once — you have to continually refind it as circumstances (and you) change.”
“Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.” – John F. Kennedy