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Do You Need Insoles?

Ah, feet. They’re pretty important to our everyday lives. Besides being the two things that you are constantly walking and standing on, they are also home to all those little piggies your parents used to sing about. So, you need to take care of them! Many industries require a lot of time on your feet. This can cause strains and pains that can cause your brain to drain. Lucky for you, there’s one little trick that could just save your Soul… your inner soul… we’re talking about an INSOLE.

Top 10 Tips for Finding the Perfect Fit

We’ve all made the regrettable decision to purchase shoes that pinch, rub, leave blisters, or are just too darn tight. Not only are these beautiful, ill-fitting monstrosities uncomfortable, they can really do a number on your feet as well. How can you avoid them though? Follow our helpful tips below as a guide to find the perfect fit for your feet.

The Customer Service Crash Course

Whether you’re a 16-year-old starting your first job as a grocery store cashier or a sales team veteran, a customer service refresher is never a bad thing. As much as we’d like it not to be true, people can sometimes be very difficult to deal with. Maybe they’ve just been having a bad day, or maybe they do have a legitimate frustration with a part of the process that we could learn from if we are open-minded and ready to listen.

The Most Commonly Slipped-On Surfaces

ost outdoor slip and fall injuries are the result of hazardous weather conditions (thanks, Earth). Whether it’s rain, snow, or ice, we love to slip on it. The weather is unpredictable and can change at any time, so unless you plan on never venturing outside again, there’s not much that you can do about avoiding it. Just stay alert and walk slowly if the elements do turn nasty.

Helpful Tips for New Bussers

So you’ve taken on a new job as a busser at a restaurant, but the hectic restaurant life is a bit overwhelming right now. Here’s a few of our tips to make sure that you stand out at your new job.

Treating and Preventing Foot Pain

In many industries that some of our customers work in, you’re required to be on your feet for eight hours a day. People who work in restaurants, grocery stores, hospitals, and more are expected to stand nearly all day, and we understand that providing great customer service sometimes gets a bit difficult when your feet and legs are screaming at you. So if standing on your feet all day is causing you to think, “if one more customer asks me to walk them back to the milk section, they’re getting that milk dumped all over them,” read on for some tips on how to keep the pain in your feet low after a long shift.

Five Steps for Launching a Successful Corporate Shoe Program

If you’re thinking about starting a corporate shoe program for your company, you’re smarter than people think. A corporate shoe program is a great way to keep employees safe and happy, and a payroll deduction plan allows your employees to spread small payments across several paychecks. These programs allow employees to pick the style and color of their pair of slip- resistant shoes, and they prevent accidents from happening in the workplace. That means a reduction in the volume of workers compensation claims, and fewer lost days from work due to an accident.

Helpful Tips for CNA’s

Nursing assistants are crucial parts of the overall nursing team, and their job is incredibly important. You’re on your feet nearly all day caring for residents and patients in a nursing home, and many of them can consume most of your time and attention. In a job as important and challenging as this one, we’re sure that you’ll take all of the tips you can get.

Why You Should Take the Time to Get a Shoe Fitting

If you’re over the age of five, you probably know your own shoe size. You may not think that you need help getting your own shoes properly fitted by a professional because it’s common sense, right? One would think. But, there’s actually more to sizing than meets the...

How to Keep Calm When You’re in The Weeds

As with most professions, it is important to communicate with fellow employees and customers. This still rings true in the restaurant industry. Even when you are extremely busy, it is important to take the extra few seconds to introduce yourself to your table, take their order, and make sure they feel like you are there for them.

Safety Tips for All Industries

Warehouses, foundries, construction sites and factories can be some of the most dangerous places to work when it comes to accidents and injury: large and moving machinery such as forklifts, carrying heavy loads such as pallets and heavy equipment can be hazardous for you and your workers. Download our FREE infographic poster and share these tips today!

How to Start A Shoe Program 101

Are you looking to start a shoe program for your company? Check out this infographic to get clear, simple steps on how to do it!    Click here for your FREE download of this infographic!        Looking to learn more about our slip-resistant shoes?...

A Quick Guide to Healthy Feet

Each day we rely on our feet to get us where we need to go, and often we don’t think twice about it. Whether we’re standing for hours on end, walking around, working or even resting, our feet are constantly supporting us. They do so much for us, but how much do we really know about them? We’ve compiled some of our best information on feet, and how to take care of them. Read on to check it out!