Why Employee Well-Being Is Essential To Your Business

Why Employee Well-Being Is Essential To Your Business

There are many lessons that food and beverage industry executives and HR managers can take from 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to the importance of keeping a supply chain moving and inventory stocked, it’s critical to have protocols in place to provide and care for employees’ mental and physical health. Even without an… Read more »

Stay Healthy with National Handwashing Awareness Week

Stay Healthy with National Handwashing Awareness Week

Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week? And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge.   Why Handwashing Works When you wash your… Read more »

Is Your Company Culture Poised for a Successful Remote Workforce?

Is Your Company Culture Poised for a Successful Remote Workforce?

Although many food and beverage companies have to bring employees into their facilities daily to make food (manufacturers and restaurants) or sell food (grocery and convenience stores), others have settled into a new routine that doesn’t involve coming into a work building every day. Finding a rhythm that works and ways to be productive, ensuring… Read more »

Ways to Stay Connected With Remote Employees

Ways to Stay Connected With Remote Employees

As the country continues to establish a “new normal” for work, many food and beverage companies ask: What’s the best way to stay in touch with our remote employees? There’s been a boom in video calling apps and services. Some are free; some are tiered; some have a more youthful and casual look while others… Read more »

Younger Than Your Employees? Here’s How to Be an Effective Manager

They say age is just a number, but this sentiment doesn’t always ring true in the workplace. Often, managers who are considerably younger than their employees have greater hurdles to overcome in earning the respect of their teams. Are you much younger than your subordinates? Recognizing generational differences, and being mindful of your approach, is… Read more »

Managing “Divas” in Your Workplace

The word “diva” no longer refers exclusively to a distinguished female opera star. In recent years, the term has commonly been used to describe any difficult employee, male or female, who: is used to getting what he wants; thinks he needs no guidance or management; lives for drama in the workplace; is hyper-critical, sensitive and intolerant;… Read more »