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Importance of Communications in Supply Chain Management

February 04, 2020
From timely deliveries to employee morale, communications touch every aspect of any business. These tips will help you establish an effective communication plan.

5 Simple Strategies to Attract and Retain Warehouse and Distribution Center Labor

April 16, 2019
Warehouse and distribution center managers face massive challenges in both hiring and retaining employees. Here are five simple strategies that help attract and retain warehouse and distribution center workers.
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From New Hire to Part of the Team

March 14, 2013
Have you ever started a new job and felt like a small fish swimming alone in a big new pond? It can be scary and frustrating. Everyone knows that first impressions mean a lot, and my first weeks with Bastian Solutions were the best of any new job in my history. Here are some recommendations for successfully transitioning your new hire into a card-carrying member of the team. Continue Reading >>

8 Steps for Improving Employee Engagement

December 21, 2012
If you ask human resource specialists for the most desired trait in an employee, they are likely to tell you employee engagement because engaged employees work hard, do the right thing, and enjoy coming to work each day. Because of this, it is important for companies to improve employee engagement when possible, so here are 8 tips to help you do so... Read More >>

'Cause That's the Way it's Always Been Done

August 29, 2012
How often does an employee go to work day in and day out, doing the tasks he or she is assigned only to grumble to colleagues, family, and friends about how things should be done differently. I am guessing it’s more times than not. But the true question is—who is really to blame for this mentality? Is it management, the CEO, the career path that was chosen? Some would argue it’s all of the above. I, on the other hand, believe the blame falls on the employee... Continue Reading >>

22 Factors that Can Affect Employee Motivation & Engagement

August 02, 2011
The magic ingredient to a winning team is their commitment, motivation, and engagement to each other and the goals of the team. Creating an environment that motivates employees is one of the toughest challenges our managers and leaders face today. It takes tremendous energy and time to build a motivated team, but the incremental benefits are critical to the long-term success of the organization. Read More >>
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