Warehousing

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4 Tips for Using Feedback to Improve Teamwork

In a warehouse setting, all members of the team must work collaboratively to get things done. If one piece of the puzzle is missing, productivity is diminished.  How can you ensure your employees work together well? It starts with asking for and acting on their feedback related to issues like other workers, equipment, training, and processes.  How to Make Feedback Work for Your Company While occasionally asking for feedback during one-on-one meetings with your employees and through biannual…


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Retaining Warehouse Workers Isn’t Just About Pay

While all workers want to be paid well for the work they do, pay is rarely the only deciding factor when it comes to retention. When you’re looking to stabilize turnover within a warehouse environment, it’s important to think outside the (pay) box.  But if workers these days aren’t solely looking at pay as a determining factor, what are they looking for? Let’s explore some benefits that the modern-day worker is looking for in a warehouse setting. 4 Non-Pay Differentiators Warehouse Workers Are…


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Are You Really Listening to Your Warehouse Workers?

You have a feedback program in place, but are you really paying attention to what your warehouse workers are saying? Practicing the art of “active listening” is an important step for companies to take to improve employee satisfaction and retention. But what’s the difference between active listening and regular listening? Keep reading as we fill you in. Using Active Listening to Strengthen Your Feedback Program Having a feedback program is an important part of improving your company culture and…


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Why Anonymity Matters When It Comes to Warehouse Feedback

When talking with WorkHound customers, we often hear them say that offering their employees an anonymous feedback mechanism is a true difference-maker. That’s because, innately, most of us are at least somewhat fearful of providing employers with criticism or anything that might rock the boat. But while that’s a common fear, it’s not the only reason why people value anonymity when it comes to feedback.  Feedback programs that offer warehouse workers an anonymous method of providing insights and…


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Is the Annual Survey Dead?

While it’s true that there are better solutions for gaining employee feedback, annual surveys are not entirely dead. No matter what industry you’re working in, odds are that you’ve filled out at least one annual survey. They’re a ubiquitous part of many workplace cultures, and most businesses start there when it comes to gathering feedback from employees. But is an annual survey the best way to get feedback?  In most circumstances, the answer is “no,” at least not without a companion tool for…


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What Should HR Do with Worker Feedback?

Implementing a successful worker feedback program is about more than simply soliciting employee commentary. It's also about instilling confidence in workers that you truly want to know the good, the bad, and the ugly. Afterall, only 13% of workers actually feel like their company values their opinion. Feedback is a cycle — you take the first step by offering your employees the opportunity to share their wants and needs with your business. But what do you do with the feedback once you have it?…