Knowledgebase Type: Workplace Culture

In the mood…for work

in the mood

In the mood … for work Imagine this everyday scene: you arrive at work to start your shift/day, whether in the office or at your first zoom meeting of the day from your dining room table, and you hear: “How are you today”? When your coworkers ask this well-intentioned question, what pops up first in

Attracting & Retaining Young Engineering Talent

engineering talent

Attracting & Retaining Young Engineering Talent If attracting and/or retaining young engineering talent is of importance to you, then you must read the article “To Retain Young Workers, Change Workplace Norms” in the January 2021 Edition of Manufacturing Engineering.   The article is based on the Workforce Leadership Exchange at FABTECH 2020.   Gain insight from the

Job Satisfaction – the Driving Force for Engineers

When we follow up with engineering candidates we’ve placed to ensure they are satisfied with their jobs, we often hear the same thing: their manager is a driving force behind their satisfaction or dissatisfaction. Through this exercise, we have learned that while good managers in every industry carry the same traits (good communicators, ability to

Healthy Ideas

As we enter the new calendar year, eating healthy tends to become a very popular topic, everywhere we look. With good reason! So many temptations lurk around every corner, especially when so many of us are working remotely. We would like to offer you these tips you can easily incorporate into your routine to boost

Icky, Sticky People Problems

people problems

People Problems never end! Original Recorded Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EST Presenter: Fran Lefavour & Susannah Chance  Body odor, gossip, personal problems, and more!  Learn how employers can handle these uncomfortable, but inevitable, people problems. Participants will learn:    How to analyze a situation and determine if it should

Job Quitting is a Symptom of Low Resiliency

job quitting

One of the problems with low-unemployment is that young workers find it too easy to quit and find another job – “job quitting”. What they do not understand is that quality employers recognize this pattern as a symptom of low resiliency and often pass on hiring them. At least that used to be the case.