Do you consider soft skills as a “nice-to-have” or a necessity? Obviously, employees must have the hard skills required for the job. Often the challenge is not so much finding someone with the technical skills needed. It’s more likely that the difficulty will be in recruiting someone with the soft skills that
Background screening for pre-employment, tenants, business
With the United States having 25% of the world’s incarcerated population and now the Covid19 pandemic, it is the perfect storm for virus transmission. The prison system needs to reduce their exposure for inmates, correctional officers, nurses and other staff.
If you are managing a workforce that is made up of volunteers, you may think that everyone you work with will be caring, honest people that want to donate their time and talent to help the community and your organization. Although this is going to be true a lot of the time, you cannot assume it is always the case.
In an ideal world, common sense would allow everyone the ability to see reality and reach an accurate conclusion that would be clear to everyone quickly. What a time saver that would be! Do you wish all your employees or co-workers had common sense? Most people think of common sense as sound judgment that is gained from
Most employees spend 10 or more hours per month whining, complaining, or listening to others complain, about their bosses or the upper management in their company. And if you count the whining they do about their peers or direct reports, it’s even more.
Whether you are just starting out or have many years of experience, you may have a common misconception about how your career will progress. Do you expect your managers or supervisor at your company to have your success at the top of their agenda? Although there are some great managers out there who work at…
When forming a team for your project, it’s important to remember that not everyone on the team is a clone of you. Each one is unique and has their own talents, skills and the way they communicate best. You can use that fact to your advantage
You may have a few ideas for personal New Year’s resolutions, but have you started thinking about a business resolution list? A good place to start on your list is to review your company’s goals. Most of those goals depend on your workforce being up to the task.
Holiday traditions are a wonderful way to bring family and friends together, but holiday safety needs to be at the top of your list. Especially for anyone who lives in dry climates, fire is one of the primary risks
Workplace zombies are employees that are walking through their day with low productivity and little to no engagement. They are doing as little as possible to get their paycheck and not get fired. They provide poor customer service, create attendance problems, cause high turnover,