Is it time for you to evaluate your job descriptions and interview questions to see if they reflect what you really need from your staff? Are you using the same tired words and phrases you have been using for years: organized, focused, multi-tasker and a multitude of other attributes you value in an employee?
When looking for ways to cut expenses, many businesses look first to their vendor invoices. Which services can be brought in-house, postponed or maybe even eliminated? It is especially tempting to DIY if you think you can save time as well as money.
Your new employee’s first days on the job matters! Their initial impression will stick with them throughout their time in your company. You want them to feel like they have made a great decision to work for your company and be excited to join your team.
With the national unemployment rate at 4.2% (November 2021, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), you have a lot of competition out there trying to hire job candidates to fill open positions.
We all form habits and thank goodness we do. Otherwise, our brains would be hyper-exhausted! Habits help us move through our day without making a huge volume of conscious decisions
Giving power to literally everyone to start this legal action with lawyers that are more than happy to profit from it, seems like a sure-fire way to halt business growth at a time that we need it most
You have carefully cultivated your staff. You perform due diligence in your interviews, your background checking and in creating productive team environments. So, what went wrong? Why does it seem as though the negative vibes in your workplace have taken over?
If you own or manage a business that hires a lot of lower paid workers, your work life is probably very difficult right now. Restaurants, travel, entertainment, events and recreation took such a heavy hit
COVID has changed the workforce in so many ways. Business closures, both temporary and permanent, have disrupted business owners and individual careers. Working remotely has changed the corporate environment for both employees and customers. Even as we get back to some semblance of normal, the way we do business has been altered forever.
Depending on the size of your company, your HR department and your budget, it is likely you may question the necessity of performing background screening on your candidates.