What Does Your Company Culture Say to Candidates?

It can seem as though companies are so concerned with finding the right candidates that they sometimes overlook their responsibility to be the right company. Not only should candidates work hard to find the right fit for company culture, but your company should ensure they are presenting an authentic front throughout the hiring process to Read more »

Strategic Staffing: The Benefits of a Well-Written Job Description

When a position opens up in your organization, you want to fill it quickly and with the right person. It can be tempting to just put an ad up with the basic requirements and start interviewing candidates to feel as though you are being proactive with the search. However, that isn’t always the best way Read more »

Motivating Employees Through Recognition

It’s not an HR secret that employees need to be motivated on a regular basis. How it is done can be different for each organization and individual employees, but in the end, everyone needs to feel valued. Just as each person in your company has their role and responsibilities to fulfill, you can create a Read more »

Five Strategies for Retaining Top Performers

It is easy to become complacent with your employees. In fact, many times you don’t learn of an unhappy employee until you receive a resignation letter. In most cases, the damage has already been done. Even your top talent can feel disgruntled from time to time, and if you aren’t proactive with your approach, you Read more »

Make a Mistake at Work? Post Mistake Dos and Don’ts

Mistakes are a part of life. They happen at the office, at home, and everywhere in between and the severity of their consequences will vary. Some mistakes will have immediate results while others can take weeks, even months to fully feel, but how you react to the initial mistake will be the true test of Read more »

Strategic Staffing: Assessing Your Needs

The workplace is an ever-evolving place and trying to keep up with the changes can be exhausting. It can feel as though you are always short-staffed or maybe you have bored employees because you are over-staffed.  As your company changes, you must assess your staffing needs differently than you have in the past. Strategic staffing Read more »

Cost Control in Manufacturing: Don’t Miss These Techniques

As a business owner, it can seem like you are faced with a never-ending cycle of expenses and budget cuts but are you missing out on some simple cost control measures that you can implement immediately? You may be surprised to learn just how easy it is to lower your expenses and create more structure Read more »

The Benefits of Recruiting Passive Candidates

Finding the right candidate for an open position isn’t always as easy as it seems. In an economy where the candidates are many but the jobs are few, you may be under the assumption that the best option for a new employee is one who is available immediately and eager for work, but that could Read more »

The Evolving Role of Human Resources Professionals

When you think of happiness and success within the workplace, it is natural to think about your Human Resources department. Not only is this department responsible for your professional well-being in the workplace, they are part of the bigger picture of company morale. In a company of any size, the HR department is part of Read more »

Strategic Staffing: Training Employees for Success

Think back to a time when you were assigned a task to complete and you didn’t have the adequate knowledge to do it. Either you weren’t provided with the right training or you were not given proper instructions to do your best at the job. You probably had a feeling of frustration and disappointment in Read more »