June 27, 2018
Helping you Engage! Explore! Energize! Excel!
Do you communicate by text?
with employees?
with customers?
We will share the results of this poll with you in our next issue!
We are so proud of our members who's 2017 PrintROCKS! entries went on to win in the 2018 Premier Print Awards! Keep up the great work! We are so excited to see what you will enter into this year's PrintROCKS! Don't delay! You only have 4 days left!
You are what your goats eat!
One of the most frustrating parts of vegetation clearing is tackling the hard to reach or impossible-to-reach spots. Goats have the ability to climb up slopes and manage rougher terrain; without straining yourself or your hired help you can reach those challenging areas. Trojan Litho (Renton, WA) has taken sustainable practices to the next hill!
5 Communication Tips to Help You Win the Sale
Author, Ryan Taft, tells a sweet anecdote about asking out a girl when he was in ninth grade and goes on to give some great advise about communicating with others.
The 5 Ways to Improve Your Prospecting Email Subject Lines
Have you ever wondered which email subject lines work best? It’s incredibly difficult for you to get enough data about what works, and what doesn’t.
Here's Why Visual Communication Works
According to a recent study, the average person gets distracted in just eight seconds - although, for some people, just 2.8 seconds is enough. When you operate predominantly in the print-based marketing world, you've already got something of an advantage over most people: print is something tangible.
FMLA Forms Expire June 30th
Family and Medical Leave Act forms are expiring on June 30th and the new forms will be ready by July 1st. You will be able to find them on the Department of Labor website here. The changes are expected to be minor. Companies may customize these forms to reflect state law requirements or reflect other minor, company-specific changes.
OSHA Injury and Illness Report Due July 1st
When Federal OSHA issued the reporting rule in 2016, it required that all state plan states adopt substantially identical requirements to the final E-Recordkeeping Rule within six months. However, because the state plan states all have their own legislative or rulemaking processes, not all states have adopted the rule.
Survey Deadline July 20th
Data from over 500 companies and more than 17,000 employees across the United States comprise the survey. From top management to the shipping department, you’ll see wages and salaries PLUS benefit practices. Survey results are broken out by region of the country as well by size of company. Members who take part receive a FREE copy of the results.
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Here's what's coming up:
July 1st - Deadline
July 4th - PPI closed - Have a lovely and safe holiday!
July 19th - Webinar
July 20th - Survey Participation Deadline