One of the best ways to increase your company’s bottom line is by ensuring your customers are well taken care of. The best way to do that is to maximize the talent in your employees. People don’t do business with companies; they do business with the people at the company. By maximizing your employees’ talent,… Read more »
Hiring great people can be a timely process, so retaining them should be a top priority. Luckily, most good retention practices are inexpensive to implement. Effective retention To understand how to retain good employees, you first need to know what they’re looking for. Today, the best employees want: Career development opportunities and a chance to… Read more »
Substance abuse remains one of the most serious issues facing U.S. businesses. Contrary to popular belief, most Americans who struggle with substance abuse hold down a job. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD), more than 70 percent of those 18 and older who binge drink and/or use illicit drugs in… Read more »
“Ghosting” is a relatively new term used to explain the practice of someone ending a relationship without explanation and by simply withdrawing all communication. While this began as a term to explain an end to personal relationships, it is also used by HR departments. Employee ghosting, on a professional level, can happen at any stage;… Read more »
Self-reliance is a virtuous trait in an employee. Understanding how to help yourself at work and taking action is both empowering and beneficial to getting you where you need to go. However, there are times in our careers, in life, where assistance is needed. It is important to understand that asking for help is a… Read more »
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What have you done today, this week, this month that your future self will thank you for? Break down your goal into steps and put your steps into a timeline, then work for it. Your future self will thank you.
If you think accepting a temporary assignment has no chance of turning into a permanent position, you may be surprised. Many employers are open to keeping valued workers on, either in their current temporary position or a different area with a higher need, after the assignment is complete. Here are some tips to take your… Read more »
As our workforce continues to change and evolve, so do the challenges facing your HR department. Some of the current concerns in our workforce include competition for talent, retention, multi-generational employees, company culture, diversity, wellness and training, just to name a few! Competition for Talent A continuous requirement for HR is finding and onboarding new… Read more »
Finding work can be difficult, and the longer you are unemployed, the more difficult it becomes. Many employers are skeptical of job seekers who have been unemployed for a long period of time. Here are some tips to break out of the unemployment line. Stay Positive Continue the job seeking process, even though it can… Read more »