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Strong Safety Leadership Starts With Strong Communication

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If you’re working toward creating a safety culture in your company, you’re going to need some safety leaders. But where do safety leaders come from? They emerge from your existing team of employees!

The True Cost Of Safety Training May Not Be What You Think

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Safety in the workplace is a difficult thing to put a price tag on. If you’re thinking about how much your lack of safety is costing you or how much implementing a successful safety program might cost, it can be a daunting process.

Halloween Safety To Keep Holidays Both Fun And Safe

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Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday; it always has been. Kids get to dress up as anything they want to be, haunted houses scare the pants off everyone on October weekends, candy is everywhere, horror movie marathons are all over tv… it’s the best!

Online Safety Training Can Use Vulnerability Assessments Too

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Vulnerability assessments are organized checklists of existing or potential weaknesses in a system that could cause harm to the company or the employees ( source ).

Live Webinar: How to Build a Strong Recruiting Pipeline in 2019

When your company is growing fast, there’s not a lot of spare time to vet prospective hires. Without the luxury of a careful, thoughtful and unhurried interview process for each and every role, you need to get smart about filling your recruiting pipeline. It’s all about finding and teeing up high-quality prospective candidates who align well with your company’s mission and are ready to hit the ground running, ramp quickly and thrive long-term. Join Elicia Hughey, VP of HR at Octave Music Group and the experts from Glassdoor and Newton to learn what it takes to build a strong pipeline by being as strategic as possible at every stage in hiring.

How Personality Differences Between Generations Change Training

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There’s been some debate about generational traits because we don’t want to stereotype or overgeneralize people. There are a few trends, though, that can be found throughout the population of each generation group in the U.S.

3 Simple Rules For Managing A Multigenerational Workforce

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A teacher in a classroom almost always works with students who are the same age and who have had very similar educational backgrounds. The same expectations are set for every student, and the pace of the class moves everyone along at the same speed.

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Multigenerational Training Activities To Engage Everyone In Safety

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Just like older cats having to put up with new kittens around the house, we’ve all seen the awkward bonding moments that our favorite characters have been forced into on tv: Tess and Anna trade bodies and are forced to live each other’s lives in Freaky Friday.

How Can Generational Knowledge Transfer Benefit Your Workplace?

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Young adults and their grandparents have different types of knowledge; it’s just a fact. I may have to show my grandma how to use the key features of her new smartphone, but she’s the person I ask when I need to know who exactly to call to solve a problem.

7 Qualities Of A Good Leader For Your Safety Culture

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If you had to grade your safety culture, would you give it an A+? I’m willing to bet there’s room for improvement. Whether you’ve got an A or a D grade in your facility, you can always use a few more safety leaders steering things in the workplace. safety leadership

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Your Hidden Weapon: 9 Best Practices for Working with Third-Party Recruiters

Leveraging third-party recruiters has been the golden ticket for many when filling critical roles. Whether seasoned at utilizing third-party search or new to it, this report breaks down how best to use this secret weapon to ensure the best ROI.

These Myths About Millennials Could Be Holding You Back

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The use of the telephone was rejected for much of the late 19th century. Automobiles were ridiculed and dismissed as a fad. Televisions were the new craze in the 40s but weren’t expected to hold interest for very long ( source ). Future Workforce

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3 Leadership Styles That Positively Impact Your Safety Culture

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When you think about what makes a great leader, there may be a few specific characteristics and personality traits that stand out for you. You may even be imagining one particular leadership style without even realizing it.

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13 Leadership Quotes To Inspire Future Safety Leaders

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When I think about great leaders who have inspired me—I’ll be honest—mostly fictional characters come to mind: Aragorn, Leia Organa, Jean-Luc Picard, Katniss Everdeen, Jon Snow, Mulan, etc. It makes sense that the ideal leaders are figments of their creators’ imaginations. safety leadership

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Why Should Safety Training Include Leadership Videos?

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Making the switch to online safety training can be intimidating, both for you and for your employees. But there are plenty of things that you can do to help ease your employees into things and really make the most of your training efforts overall. Safety Leadership

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How Recruiters Can Create a Predictable Candidate Pipeline

Even the most experienced recruiting professionals face challenges filling critical roles in their organizations from an inability to establish, nurture and grow a sustainable talent pipeline. Download this eBook to get a jump on sourcing and learn how to build a high performance recruiting pipeline.

Smart Home Safety Tips To Keep Employees Safe Off The Clock

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In science fiction of the 1960s, the Jetsons employed robot Rosie for household cleaning chores, Captain Kirk was video chatting with the Klingons from the Enterprise, and HAL 9000 used artificial intelligence to help maintain the Discovery One.

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Safety Leaders: How To Grow In Your Leadership Role

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We’ve been writing a lot about what it takes to be a good leader. If you missed it, check out our blog post on 7 Qualities Of A Good Leader For Your Safety Culture. But leadership isn’t about becoming a leader and keeping things the same afterward; it’s about change and growth. safety leadership

7 Communication Tips For Leaders Of Your Safety Culture

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For some people, leadership qualities are apparent and naturally present. You know them—they were probably the kids who were team captains, the teens who worked as camp counselors, and the adults who plan for parties and vacations with friends.

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Simplifying Your Training Needs For A Multigenerational Workforce

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Chances are, you have employees of all different ages working for you—especially if you have a relatively large workforce. With these varied ages comes a diverse set of skills, personalities, expectations, aspirations, and so much more.

Compensation Dictionary

We’ve compiled a list of fundamental compensation terms and why they’re important to know. Think of this as your comp cheat sheet—terms you need to know to put you on the fast track to becoming that cool comp kid we know you can be. Sure, you’ve heard some of the terms before, but you have no idea what they mean. Not to worry! Download this eBook and you’ll be ‘comp’letely fluent in no time. This ebook contains four sections: Section 1: Comp 101. Section 2: Market Pricing. Section 3: Pay Structures. Section 4: Pay Concerns and Pay Raises.

How To Adjust Your Safety Training For Millennials

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Whether you live in an area affected by Hurricane Florence or you’ve only heard about it on the news, there’s no denying that millions of people will have their lives turned upside-down because of this natural disaster.

Why Upper Management Should Be Involved In Safety Leadership

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Upper management consists of the people in charge of setting the company’s goals, mission, and culture. Your safety culture should be aligned with these same values company-wide. For this reason, it’s important to have upper management involved in your safety culture every step of the way.

You Can Help Employees Create A Home Safety Checklist

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It’s important to keep employees safe on the job—we all know that, right? You have the standard guidelines to follow from OSHA and other governing authorities, and maybe you know of some tried and true best practices that work well for you. Home Safety

Workplace Safety Training Is All About Commitment And Attitudes

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Safety programs are constantly changing and evolving. That’s because safety isn’t an exact science, and human error is an uncontrollable force.

Newton’s Guide to OFCCP Compliance

For federal contractors, keeping up with OFCCP regulations can be a major challenge when recruiting and hiring. Download our guide to OFCCP compliance and learn the major regulations that you must adhere to.

How To Use Microburst Safety Technology In Your Workplace

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When I watch tv, I can usually only sit down for one episode at a time. I’ve got friends texting me and telling me that I need to catch up faster, but I really don’t have the patience or the attention span to binge even my favorite shows.

How Strong Leadership Affects Safety In The Workplace (Told By GIFs)

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If you’re reading this blog, you undoubtedly know that the internet is full of amazing resources. Just think about it: you’re online reading about safety leadership with minimal effort and time. Who’d have thought just a few decades ago that so much content could be shared so easily?

Driving Home Safety Tips To Keep Your Employees Safe For Tomorrow

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Driving safety is a big concern for just about everyone. More than 2 million people are injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents each year in the United States ( source ). Odds are, some of the affected commuters may be some of your employees. Home Safety

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Quick Home Safety Tips For Your Employees And Their Families

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Accidents can happen anywhere: at work, on the road, and even in the home. When your employees experience an accident, it affects them on the job—no matter where the accident actually occurred. In order to keep employees safe and healthy each day, make sure they know about the most common hazards as well as how to prevent them. Home Safety

Small Business Compensation Trends for 2018

We’ve developed a special edition of PayScale’s 2018 Compensation Best Practices Report (CBPR) specifically for small businesses. It covers everything from base and variable pay practices to competitive jobs, retention concerns and mergers & acquisitions. Download the free small business edition to gain insights such as: Top compensation priorities and concerns for small businesses in 2018. How small business pay practices differ from other organizational sizes. Ways that small businesses organizations emphasize culture through compensation.

Technology You Should Avoid When Updating Your Safety Program

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You may be considering updating some equipment in your facility, whether it’s for safety or other reasons. While picking new safety technology shouldn’t be a difficult or stressful process, there are some things that you should look out for. Upgrading equipment is supposed to help solve problems, create a safer workspace, and make things easier. If the technology that you’re considering works against these goals, you may want to reconsider. New Technology

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The Key To Earning Employee Trust When Creating A Safety Culture

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Creating a safety culture in the workplace is highly beneficial for everyone, but it’s no easy task. It can be quite a feat to get started in your workplace. Crystal Turner-Moffatt , a safety and security manager at WSP, shares her experience in building safety cultures within the workplace. safety culture

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7 Common Myths About Leadership In Your Safety Culture

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When you think of a leader, who comes to mind? Is it your boss, a company CEO, a celebrity, an athlete, a friend? What do you think makes them a leader? Is it their job, their personality, or something else? There are many types of leaders, and it’s impossible to list out the exact definitive traits of a good leader. What we can do, though, is debunk a few myths that may be misleading you. You may even find safety leaders in your company that you had been overlooking all this time.

13 Home Fire Safety Tips Your Employees Need Year Round

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Fire safety is one of those things that we’ve been taught since we were kids. Some of us had local fire department demonstrations at school, and we were given some really valuable information. Many of us have seen movies or tv shows in which characters are faced with home fire tragedies, but we don’t necessarily learn and practice better home fire safety because of it.

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There’s Not a Skills Gap in the U.S… or Is There?

Your search for the perfect candidate has resulted in zero perfectly skilled applicants. What’s going on? Enter…the skills gap. This report, ‘The Employment Skills Gap and What To Do About It’, breaks down the issue with solutions you can apply now.

Why Picking New Safety Technology To Use Isn’t As Scary As You Think

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Change doesn’t come easy, especially for businesses. It can be a huge undertaking to implement something completely new, especially with new technology. Because of this, it’s understandable that you might be feeling apprehensive about picking new safety technology to upgrade your workplace. New Technology

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