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Efficiency at Work: Tips for Boosting Your Productivity

When you clock into your warehouse job each day, you’re ready to give your all. This line of work isn’t easy, but you enjoy it and you’re good at it.

As a hardworking employee, you’re always searching for ways to improve. You might be hoping this will get you noticed for a promotion or maybe you just want to make sure you’re doing your best work.

Either way, you’d really like to be more productive. Here’s three tips to achieve that.

Stay Organized

It’s hard to be efficient if you don’t know where anything is. Keeping your work area neat and tidy will allow you to work faster. When you don’t have to search around for things you need, you’re able to quickly complete each task and move on to the next. If you’re currently not that organized, prepare to be amazed at the amount of time you’ll save.

Commit to Learning

The more you know, the faster you can work. Therefore, it’s important to take advantage of every learning opportunity that comes your way. This might involve attending optional training sessions, lunch and learns or even taking an online certification course.

In the moment, making time for these learning experiences might not be something you really want to do. You have a busy life, which can make it hard to move things around in your schedule or even get inspired to take on extra work-related activities. However, doing so will pay off. You won’t regret investing this time and energy in yourself.

Follow All Safety Precautions

Sometimes it might seem like certain safety rules and regulations were put in place just to make your job harder. The thing is, there’s definitely a reason behind them. You may not understand that reason, but that doesn’t mean you don’t need to take those precautions.

Whether this is wearing PPE for a task you don’t think you need it or inspecting equipment prior to use — even when you’re “certain” it’s fine — never cut corners when it comes to safety. Not only will you be filled with regret if an accident happens, this will also definitely decrease your productivity.

Ready to find a great new warehouse job in the Lehigh Valley? HTSS, Inc. wants to guide your search. Contact us to learn more!


CEO Letter

As a staffing and recruitment professional for over  30 years, I have seen many changes in the industry. Over that time, I’ve witnessed a transformation in the way organizations view staffing services. Today, we see more and more companies using staffing services as a strategic tool, rather than just for temporary fill-ins.

At HTSS, Inc., our focus is on helping companies create proactive workforce plans. Our goal is to help our clients use staffing strategically to increase capacity, overcome hiring freezes, access specialized talent, better manage increased workloads, and enhance overall productivity.

For our candidates, we help to uncover truly rewarding job opportunities—jobs that are a match to each candidate’s skills, and jobs that offer key experience and growth potential.

We look forward to strengthening our relationships with our current clients and candidates, as well as forming new and exciting partnerships in the future.


Pat Howells
HTSS, Inc.