Why Manufacturing Needs Outplacement?

manufacturingWhy manufacturing needs outplacement? More than 12 million Americans work in manufacturing. More than one fifth of U.S. employment is directly or indirectly related to the manufacturing field. And many manufacturing companies face an employee turnover rate of more than 20-30%.

When it comes to Human Resources, manufacturing can be a definite challenge. From dealing with unions to instilling safety regulations, taking care of employees in a factory is incredibly different than taking care of employees in an office. “You spend a lot of time on the floor,” says HR manager Stan Brewer in an article in HR Magazine. “In an office environment, if there’s a problem, employees come to you. In manufacturing, you go to them.”

Beyond the day to day work of HR managers in manufacturing

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A Lesson on Leadership from SHRM 2015

buckinghamA baseball team suffers without a good coach. An orchestra falters without a good conductor. A business fails without a good manager. In any group, the quality of leadership determines the quantity of success. And according to author, researcher, and leadership expert Marcus Buckingham, a good leader is paramount to success.

As a keynote speaker at the 2015 Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) conference in Las Vegas, Buckingham highlighted the shift in what leadership means for the modern workplace. He believes that the modern workplace should stop focusing on the best leadership and instead focus on what the best leaders do.

Then what do the best leaders do? Most importantly, they communicate – especially with their team members. Buckingham emphasized the importance of a leader regularly “checking in”

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Things to Expect Besides a Paycheck

health insAs more millennials enter the workforce, companies need to be aware of the different types of benefits that attract this new pool of talent. Gone are the days where just a salary was enough to recruit workers. Millennials expect more benefits, meaningful work, and a chance to make a difference. Here are the top 8 things millennials expect from their employers that can help your organization be an employer of choice for this informed and bright generation of new talent.

1) Health Insurance: Millennials expect health insurance to be covered by employers. This includes dental and vision as well. In the past, workers were content with minimal insurance or none at all. In a recent survey done by The Hartford Insurance Company, 42% of millennials believes that their health is

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