Posts Categorized: Human Resource Tips for Companies

Becoming a Best Place to Work

If you want to attract top talent, then you need to be viewed as a great place to work. Having an employer brand that showcases why you should be considered an employer of choice can make all of the difference in today’s competitive hiring marketplace, enticing skilled professionals to apply to your vacant positions and… Read More »

Hiring the Best Talent in a Competitive Job Market

As unemployment rates continue to stay low, it seems that the competition for top talent has only gotten fiercer. Companies continue to struggle to fill their vacant positions, particularly when they need a professional with some of today’s most in-demand skills. Relying on the recruitment strategies of yesteryear simply won’t cut it in today’s hiring… Read More »

Need to Grow Your Company? How to Hire the Talent You Need

Whether you are planning for a growth cycle or you experience a sudden increase in demand, having the right employees on your team can mean the difference between reaching a point of success or failing to meet your goals. When you hire, you need to make sure you find the right candidates for the job,… Read More »

Behavioral Interview Questions: Why You Should Ask Them and What to Ask

When you are interviewing a candidate, you typically want to gather as much valuable information as possible. Often, this involves making sure you ask the right questions in the proper format to get the kind of revealing response that will allow you to better assess a job seeker’s capabilities. If you are wondering why you… Read More »

Ballooning Employee Debt – Providing Financial Wellness Education to Employees

Employers play a large role in the financial lives of their employees. After all, companies provide their staff with paychecks, insurance, retirement options, and a variety of other benefits designed to impact that aspect of their lives. But few companies provide their employees with resources to help improve their financial wellness, ensuring that they have… Read More »

Have You Evaluated Your Onboarding Process Recently?

Generally, businesses view the recruitment and selection process as some of the most difficult parts of securing top talent, leading them to believe that after a candidate accepts an offer of employment and the new hire’s first day is set to begin, the hard part is over. While that is true to a certain degree,… Read More »

Santa…Where Have All My Employees Gone?

“SANTA……….. WHERE HAVE ALL MY EMPLOYEES GONE?” By Lisa Powers If one reviews Santa’s hiring practices and employee retention, he seems to really know what he is doing. He has not lost a single reindeer to fly his sleigh in hundreds of years and his elves seem to come back year after year!  This is… Read More »

Inexpensive Ways to Say Thank You to Employees

Many of our clients are small companies and their budgets are limited.  However, they like to recognize key employees, employees who have done well on a specific task, those who have had good attendance, or staff who have gone above and beyond.  We have had roundtables over the years and here are some of the ideas… Read More »

Marketing with Career Options

Thank you to everyone who sent me messages this weekend after noticing the Career Options ad and my column in the Post Crescent…. both on the same day. As a business owner, it is nice to see that the community recognizes our marketing efforts! And kudos to my hubby who was very proud and sent… Read More »

Managing In a Changing Work Environment

Happy Monday Everyone! I asked Tina Chervenka, Workplace Consultant with Atmosphere Commercial Interiors, to write an article on what employees are looking for in terms of work space and how that has changed over the years.  Please continue reading… Tina has some great insight!  Managing In a Changing Work Environment  Today’s office executive is dealing… Read More »