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In 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created to set and enforce standards to keep workers safe. Since then, the organization has been committed to providing companies and workers with training, outreach, education and assistance. At Premium Staffing Inc., we firmly believe there’s nothing more important than on-the-job safety, so we dedicate… Read more »

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Your employees work with a variety of moving machine parts each day that must be used properly to meet safety standards. Even the slightest act of negligence can have very serious repercussions, such as amputations, crushed fingers or hands, blindness and burns. Establishing safeguards is essential to protect your team from these highly preventable injuries…. Read more »

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Your employees don’t spend all day sitting at a desk — they’re often out in the field supervising project sites. It’s your responsibility to keep them just as safe when they’re in hazardous areas, as when they’re in the safe confines of your office. One notable worksite safety concern is ladders. This piece of equipment… Read more »

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If you haven’t been enjoying the same level of satisfaction from your job that you once did, it may be time to branch out into a new field. The thought of starting fresh in a new job is both exciting and terrifying, as you’ve spent years working hard to get where you are today. Changing… Read more »

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Most people enjoy a certain degree of structure in their work, but too much can be stifling. If your once energetic and inspired team is now disengaged and lethargic, you might be the root of the problem. Constantly talking at employees and putting an inordinate amount of processes and procedures in place is a great… Read more »

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It’s always frustrating to lose a valued team member to another company, but you may not realize the detrimental impact it has on your business. It costs approximately 150% of an employee’s annual salary to replace them, rising to 200% to 250% for managerial positions. For example, if you lose an entry-level employee earning $30,000… Read more »

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There’s nothing more important than the health and safety of your team, so it’s essential to ensure that you always follow proper standards set by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA). You’re required to provide your team with a respirator when they’re working in the presence of harmful dusts, mists, smokes, fogs, sprays, fumes,… Read more »

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You’re already well aware that you need to have a strong social media strategy in place to connect with your customers, but you may not realize the importance of also having one in place to entice top talent to your team. If you haven’t incorporated social media into your recruiting strategy, it’s time to catch… Read more »

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In most industries, there are no set standards for job titles, so your current position may be called something entirely different at another company. This doesn’t tend to cause too much of an issue, except when you’re searching for a new job. When you’re in this position, it can be very confusing to figure out… Read more »

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Millennials are officially the largest generation in the U.S. workforce, according to the Pew Research Center, so it’s important to keep them happy. You’ve probably already noticed that the same tactics used to manage Baby Boomers and Generation X fall flat with this young group, so you need to implement new management techniques to keep… Read more »