Christina DeBusk

Christina M. DeBusk creates small business content for a variety of publications, some of which include Businessing Magazine, Compendent, Chiropractic Economics, and more. She is also the author behind the column, "The Successful Solopreneur.

  • Research-backed benefits of flexible shift schedules in an industrial space

    Research-backed benefits of flexible shift schedules in an industrial space

    Employee schedules in an industrial environment are typically fairly rigid. While this makes sense from an operational standpoint, there are a few benefits to flexible schedules in manufacturing.

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  • What to look for when promoting employees: Signs of a leader

    What to look for when promoting employees: Signs of a leader

    Promoting internally can also be motivating to your employees when they know that their hard work may be rewarded with a move into a higher or more advanced position. Here are a few signs to look for.

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  • 4-day work weeks in manufacturing and distribution: Benefits, drawbacks & factors to consider

    4-day work weeks in manufacturing and distribution: Benefits, drawbacks & factors to consider

    The 4 day work week is a new employment trend. What would a 4-day work week look like in manufacturing and distribution? It could have both pros and cons.

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  • What you need to know about RaaS, and how it can affect operations

    What you need to know about RaaS, and how it can affect operations

    One of the newest acronyms to join the automation industry is RaaS. Here we explain what RaaS is, as well as how it can impact the operations side of your business.

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  • 4 ways to improve frontline skills of your employees

    4 ways to improve frontline skills of your employees

    Because frontline workers interact with the public, the quality of their interactions can impact your company’s reputation. Here are four ways to help your frontline workers improve their skills.

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  • Summer 2022 recruitment trends

    Summer 2022 recruitment trends

    Worker shortages continue to plague businesses across the nation. If you’re looking to recruit new workers, staying up on the latest recruitment trends can help you stay competitive.

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  • A large portion of the workforce is retiring – Is your company ready?

    A large portion of the workforce is retiring – Is your company ready?

    Many companies are failing to realize is that there is another looming threat to retaining an adequate level of employees. It is called retirement.

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  • How to join the call for a more circular economy

    How to join the call for a more circular economy

    A circular economy is one that helps restore and regenerate resources, using these resources for as long as possible in an effort to reduce waste. How can you help make your operation more circular?

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  • How childcare impacts the workforce

    How childcare impacts the workforce

    The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected many industries, childcare being one. Several childcare providers have shut their doors in the past couple of years. How has this impacted the workforce?

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  • 5 steps to building a disability-friendly workplace

    5 steps to building a disability-friendly workplace

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was created to ensure that people with disabilities can participate in life equally. Here’s how to create a disability-friendly workplace.

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  • How to bridge the generational gap in your business

    How to bridge the generational gap in your business

    From generation z staff to baby boomers, employees of all ages are now contributing to the workforce. See how to bridge the gap between the generations.

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  • 4 ways employers can better support a multilingual workforce

    4 ways employers can better support a multilingual workforce

    Trying to support a multilingual workforce can be a bit more complex than supporting workers who only speak one language. Here are a few strategies that can help.

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  • 7 employer-based benefits of an employee wellness program

    7 employer-based benefits of an employee wellness program

    Almost nine in ten large employers offer an employee wellness program. Certainly, helping employees offers them many benefits. But what benefits does it provide to the employer? Here are seven.

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  • How to prioritize diversity and inclusion in your workforce

    How to prioritize diversity and inclusion in your workforce

    When companies prioritize diversity in the workplace, they gain access to a wider variety of skills and talent. It also helps connect them with employees who have had different experiences.

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  • 5 ways to show employee appreciation during peak times

    5 ways to show employee appreciation during peak times

    Giving your staff a little appreciation during peak times can go a long way. Here are some of the ways that you can show employees that you appreciate their support in peak times

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  • Top 5 recruiting and staffing trends for 2022

    Top 5 recruiting and staffing trends for 2022

    What does 2022 have in store for your staffing and recruiting efforts? Here are our top five predictions based on current trends.

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  • How to handle swings in the supply chain

    How to handle swings in the supply chain

    While some swings in the supply chain may happen quickly, this doesn’t mean that they can’t be foreseen. What’s the best approach for responding to demands that swell way beyond your norm?

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  • The art of staffing retention

    The art of staffing retention

    There’s a bit of science behind retaining employees long-term. But there’s also an art to building a company that, once someone becomes a part of it, they wouldn’t dream of ever working anywhere else.

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  • A 5-step solution to a high warehouse or manufacturing turnover rate

    A 5-step solution to a high warehouse or manufacturing turnover rate

    Every company faces some degree of employee turnover. But what happens when your warehouse or manufacturing division has such a high turnover rate that it’s impacting your company’s bottom line?

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  • Strategies for recruiting warehouse workers you need to know

    Strategies for recruiting warehouse workers you need to know

    What can you do to get your hiring numbers for warehouse employee, helping to relieve the bottleneck in supply and demand and enabling your business to meet your own customers’ needs?

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