High turnover rates should be a warning sign to companies. Not only do they decrease performance and morale, they can be very costly. To improve retention, businesses need to build a culture that is worth sticking around for. Image Source: … [Read more...] about Tired of losing employees to competitors? Culture is key
A few weeks ago, all the news agencies were reporting on a shooting at a facility in Illinois. The gunman was being terminated and he opened fire and killed 5 people, including the HR Director and an HR Intern. Our hearts and prayers went out to … [Read more...] about Background Checks – How important are they?
One of the biggest headaches for new business owners is finding the right people for the job. Your organization is only as good as the people in it. Some businesses may use fuzzy name matching and all sorts of search techniques to look for the right … [Read more...] about New Business Owner? 4 Ways to Hire the Best Employees
The importance of a business plan is rarely overlooked. Marketing plans are much the same, with the success of company living or dying with your marketing strategy. Yet not everyone understands the importance of strategic human resource planning, … [Read more...] about 7 Steps: Strategic Approach to HR that Supports Growth
Human resources is an excellent career, offering plenty of challenge to keep your interest as well as steady pay (always a plus) and a wealth of job opportunities. As is the case with many positions within business, to advance up the ranks in HR, you … [Read more...] about Advanced Education to Enhance an HR Career (Besides HR Degrees)
There are few leading indicators of a business’ likelihood of success than effective workplace communication. Numerous studies match what many have seen firsthand: organizations that focus on having good internal communication are more efficient, … [Read more...] about Team-Building Activities for Multi-generational Organizations
Employee discipline is an important parameter impacting the decorum of any workplace. It’s the prerogative of the HR to resolve employee challenges and issues while helping wedge differences between management-employees or … [Read more...] about How should an HR Handle Employee Discipline?
The current reality is that the market is awash with advice on how to run businesses. That leaves people scheming the surface for what is the easiest to implement without a thorough understanding of the principles. One such example is the 80/20 rule. … [Read more...] about Effectively applying the 80/20 rule in your business
Your employees start to feel burned out when the stress of their jobs goes on for too long. Many factors can lead to your employees feeling burned out. Considering that 40% of employees have considered quitting their jobs due to burnout, it is … [Read more...] about Put out Burnout: How to Reduce Stress for Employees
Joining a new company can indeed be a stressful time. However, there are steps HR managers can take to turn it into a seamless experience. Here’s … [Read more...] about Six ways to do employee induction right