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Best gift ideas for night shift workers

19 Gifts for Night Shift Workers   The great resignation is here, and it’s harder than ever to keep skilled workers and find new talent. Let’s focus on your 3rd-shift employees and improve employee retention! Our team put together a list of the best budget and mid-range presents. Here’s a list of 19 gifts for night shift workers: […]

Wanna improve your huddle meetings?

Daily Huddle Meetings   Wanna improve your huddle meetings? Our daily mood data shows that huddles are a great way to encourage daily conversations around improvements, and actions. But I’m not here to convince you that you should hold these meetings, or why. You’re probably already a believer as you see the benefit of aligning your […]

Manufacturing Month is here!

Manufacturing Month 2021 is here:   7 Fun Manufacturing Month ideas   What used to be held on the first Friday in October – Manufacturing Day – was so successful it turned into Manufacturing Month!   According to a study by Deloitte, the current talent skills gap might leave 2.4 million manufacturing positions unfilled until 2028. The economic impact of […]

8 fun employee engagement tips (on-premise staff)

Looking for fun Employee Engagement ideas? Let’s focus on staff who can’t work from home during COVID.    Let’s look at ideas for Employee Engagement for factories, hospitals, logistic workers… When it comes to practical ideas for Employee Engagement, we showed corporate philanthropy examples to keep morale high. We also gave tips from leaders who nailed engaging remote employees during the COVID pandemic. But what about the workers on-site? […]

Leadership skills examples (using employee engagement data) during COVID

Today we’re showing leadership skills examples in times of COVID: “People need to be encouraged to speak out. Even if what they say is not positive” Covid-19 is forcing a lot of leaders to apply unpopular measures like furloughs. And salary cuts. Generally speaking, employee morale has dropped in the 60 countries where our devices to get daily feedback […]

6 Wellness Initiatives for Manufacturing Workers

Join the trend! 6 Wellness Initiatives for Manufacturing Workers:   Easy Wellness Initiatives for Manufacturing Workers   Let’s keep the spirit of Manufacturing Month alive! Once more this is an opportunity to entice a new generation to fill the 2.4 million manufacturing positions projected to be unfilled until 2028. And this next generation of manufacturers have plenty of things […]

Women in maintenance: Let’s close the talent gap

  The position of women in the maintenance industry     Traditionally, women hold fewer leadership positions when compared to their male counterparts in many industries, whether that’s in the USA or globally. Maintenance is an industry where female representation is extremely low, be it on the ground floor or in managerial roles. Let’s look […]

9 Tips On Training And Engaging Employees In Health And Safety

Health & Safety Training Tips   Health and safety is essential for every business, especially those that involve blue-collar workers. There’s no doubt that while white-collar workers are often in the office setting (or working from home), blue-collar workers are subject to various work environments including warehouses, the outdoors, workshops, etc. So, with various factors to consider, […]

18 Time & Attendance terminals

Best Time and Attendance Systems – 18 Manufacturers   Time and Attendance systems (TNA) have come a long way since the first punch clock. The basics remain though. You need a simple way for employees to let your company know when they start and finish their work shifts. So what tends to happen? Employees forget their cards. Or […]

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