Human resources (HR), including hiring, screening, and evaluating employees is a necessary function of an efficient operation. The resources below help managers understand employment law and recruit and retain high quality employees.
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Labor shortages, particularly of skilled labor, continue to be a significant concern for the refrigerated warehouse and logistics industry. The following member-only resources can help your company secure the best talent.
- IARW Guide to Effective Warehouse Administration – See Chapter 3: Human Resources for sample job descriptions, an employment application template, and helpful tips on recruiting the best.
- Pre-Employment Assessment Template – Download and adapt this pre-employment skill evaluation template to help assess candidates for administrative or warehouse positions.
How do you retain employees and reduce costly turnover? It’s a combination of excellent hiring practices, thorough orientation and training, and consistent talent management. Get tips and best practices in employee retention with the member-only resources below.
- Talent Management in Today’s Workforce – In this article from COLD FACTS Magazine, learn how to build the best team by recruiting imaginatively, hiring artfully and incentivizing wisely.
- IARW Guide to Effective Warehouse Administration – See Chapter 3: Human Resources for a sample performance appraisal and tips on retaining employees.
- Guest Lecture Program – The Guest Lecture Program is designed to help industry leaders increase awareness of the cold chain logistics industry and attract new talent to the industry. If you’re interested in presenting the Guest Lecture at your local high school, technical school, college, or university, utilize the tools below to put your best foot forward on behalf of the industry.
For more information, see Chapter 3: Human Resources in the IARW Guide to Effective Warehouse Administration.