5 Ways to Keep Productivity High During Summer Months

The snow melts off the mountains, the sun starts to shine brighter, and before you know it spring has turned into summer. It’s refreshing to transition into warmer days, especially after a long Colorado winter. However, summertime excitement can negatively affect staff productivity. If you’re worried about keeping your team on task during the summer,… Read More »

The Three Rs of Attracting Skilled Trades Candidates During a Labor Shortage

You haven’t learned about the Three R’s since grammar school but trust us, these three R’s are much more relevant! Read below on how to attract the best skilled trade candidates during a labor shortage like the one in our current economy.  1. Remain Open-Minded Take a second look as resumes pile up. Before getting… Read More »

Are You Hiring for Grit? You Should Be

You’ve heard about grit. It’s not just a grin-and-bear-it attitude. Grit is an identifiable quality that can be a predictor of professional success. To be the best, you need to bring in the best. If you’re not hiring for grit, we can help. Here we’ll discuss what grit is, and why you need to identify… Read More »

Over-Empowering Employees: Beneficial or Harmful?

Productivity. A powerful word. You’ve heard podcasts and read articles urging leaders to boost productivity, or how you can hire productive workers. It’s easy to say it’s a priority in your workplace, but what efforts are you making to empower your employees? More importantly: are you making the right choices? Empowering Employees Different management styles… Read More »

Why Denver is Ranked the 3rd Best Place to Live

When you’re looking to create the right career path for yourself, location can be incredibly important. Job seekers know that it’s not just about the office environment, it’s about the environment the office is in. If you’re a job seeker looking for a perfect fit, settling in an area that will help you feel healthy… Read More »

3 Reasons You Should Take the Time to Listen to Your Employees

We get it: you’re busy. You have meetings and projects and tasks and emails and sometimes the last thing on your list is checking in on your staff. We’re here to argue the importance of listening to your workers. Whether you’re hearing complaints about a project or you’re scheduling one-on-one meetings, it’s essential to take… Read More »

Importance of Teamwork in the Industrial Industry

Throughout the industrial industry, manufacturing challenges come up no matter what you’re working on. Whether you’re making operations decisions or hammering out the little details, it’s vital to have some support. Creating a supportive company culture that emphasizes teamwork is vital in an industrial workforce – here’s why: Brainstorm as a Group Staff members that… Read More »

Is the 40 Hour Work Week Outdated?

2019 is the time to start asking the tough questions. Is it time to throw what we know out the window? Or do we expect new workers to adapt to existing industry standards? We’re here to examine current trends in the workforce and ask the question: Is the 40-hour work week outdated? Adapting to Change… Read More »

3 Ways to Welcome Your New Employee

Onboarding shouldn’t feel like an item on your to-do list; it should be a celebration! You’ve found the right person for the role, so make sure they’re excited to join the staff. The standard new-hire orientation can be dull. Any efforts you can make to include your new staff member will go a long way… Read More »

Your 2019 Career Goals: How to Set Achievable Goals

Leadership tip: Productivity is always boosted by a strong company culture. Unity in the workplace benefits workers as well as supervisors. In any business setting, it’s crucial to put your people first. So as a manager, how can you emphasize the importance of company culture and ensure your staff feels supported? Boosting Company Culture The… Read More »