Best Hiring Practice for New Managers

The recruitment and retention of quality personnel is one of the most important tasks faced by business owners and managers. It can also present many challenges to people who are just taking on risk management responsibilities for their organizations. However, there are a few common-sense steps that can be taken to make the hiring process run as smoothly as possible. Here’s a look at some of them.

Best New Power Tools You Gotta Check Out

There are some really powerful and innovative power tools that have been recently released. Here are some to check out, that we were impressed with:

Rockwell Compact Circular Saw

This circular hand saw is “ the smallest big saw you’ll ever use.” It’s compact and perfect for tight corners – can be used almost anywhere! It also weighs half as much as a typical circular saw, but still so powerful it can cut through nails. It even has a vac port for mess-free projects.

How to Create Better Employee Training

Good employee training is becoming more and more crucial at a time when the labor market is tightening, and many skills taught might not even be applicable or needed in the near future. The skills gap is quickly changing due to the rise of digital automation and innovation!

This is likely one of the reasons why, in the 2018 LinkedIn Workplace Learning Report, 94% of employees said that they “would stay at a company longer if it invested in their career.”

Are Job Sites Getting Safer?

According to recent reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there’s been a decline in the amount of employer-reported workplace injuries and illnesses in 2017, and fatal injuries have also declined almost a whole percentage point from the year prior. So the question is, are work sites really getting safer, and why? Here’s some things that may be contributing to a safer work environment in the trades: