Why Your Business Must Become More Transparent

In the past, business executives and managers often held information about the health of their company and its various dealings from front-line employees. More recently, however, companies are seeing that transparency is actually a better policy. With technology increasing transparency in all aspects of society, it’s only natural for employees to expect it from their… Read more »

Move over Millennials! It’s Time to Hire for Generation Z

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Just when you were starting to get your head around how to attract and hire top Millennial talent, it’s time to start thinking about doing the same for Generation Z. While the oldest “Zoomers” are just getting into the workforce, the youngest are still in school but will be working very soon. Born roughly between… Read more »

5 Ways to Protect Your Employees from Workplace Injuries

Keeping people safe is more than just the right and legal thing for an employer to do. It’s also a good investment. Overall morale is affected when employees don’t feel safe. Think about it: Physical safety is one of our most basic needs and when employees feel like they might be doing something dangerous, they’re… Read more »

4 Things Not to Do If You Want to Keep Your Best Employees

Losing employees is a costly proposition, and losing good employees is even more expensive, especially in the current labor market, which strongly favors the job seeker. Therefore, employers must do everything they can in their power to hold onto their employees and their best employees in particular. Employee retention efforts shouldn’t cost a lot of… Read more »

How to Keep Your Employees Motivated During the Holidays

Maintaining high morale and productivity between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day can be tough for any business. The obligations and stress of the holidays can cause employees to be preoccupied, distracted, or unmotivated. Furthermore, many workers take vacation days during the holidays, which can mean others have to pick up their slack. All of this… Read more »

Give Thanks To Your Employees This Upcoming Holiday Season

While you should be showing your staff that you appreciate them throughout the year, the holidays are a great time of year to express your gratitude. Saying thanks to your staff members during the holidays can capture the spirit of the season and generate some goodwill that can carry over into 2020. Consider the following… Read more »

Educate Your Staff on Workplace Safety

Every workplace safety program involves training programs where employees learn how to stay safe on the job, but truly educating should involve building a culture that puts safety first. Based on hard work, cooperation and vigilance at all levels of a company, a culture of safety is the shared attitude to uphold in the workplace.… Read more »

How to Spot a Lie on a Resume

We tend to think of professional people as upstanding and trustworthy, but surveys show a large percentage of people admit to lying on their resumes. For employers looking to hire people they can trust, this presents a major challenge: Having to spot lies on a resume. It can be difficult to identify false information; however,… Read more »

How to Be More Flexible With Parents’ Back-To-School Schedules

Although kids going back to school in the fall makes things simpler for working parents in some respects, the back-to-school season can be pretty complicated. With the school day typically ending between 3 and 4 p.m., working parents need to either head home to look after their children or make sure their kids are occupied… Read more »

Why It’s Time to Outsource Your Recruitment to a Staffing Agency

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Hiring a new staff member is a time–intensive task, as it should be: Hiring decisions are essential to an organization’s success.   Those involved in hiring decisions must have the skills and time to pick out the best candidate for each open position. If your hiring team doesn’t have the expertise and time to get it right, your company may want to outsource the bulk… Read more »