Tag: Human Resources

What’s Your Most Important Business Resource?

There are many challenges facing companies in today’s competitive environment. How do we manage our resources? How can we increase loyalty among our customers and acquire new customers? How do we stay ahead of competition and remain relevant?  These are...

/ February 13, 2017

3 Challenges HR Leaders Face in 2017

Changing times calls for progressive HR leadership. Establishing a solid and progressive HR leadership team will be key to addressing issues related to flexible work arrangements, virtual teams and being able to recruit and retain talent in an economic downturn....

/ February 3, 2017

Performance Ratings: Using Adjectives vs. Numbers

How would it go over if, during the next round of employee evaluations, you replaced numeric ratings with adjectives? In other words, instead of ranking workers on a scale of 1 to 5, you picked five adjectives to describe their...

/ July 7, 2016

Creating an Environment of Inclusion for LGBT Employees

After a successful seminar where we explored the topic: “My employee is transgender…How can we make this a positive experience” it’s clear that ensuring your work environment is inclusive and free of discrimination is most for all employers. We have...

/ June 9, 2016

New Hire Onboarding Checklist

New employee orientation (also called “onboarding”) introduces new employees to the workplace and familiarizes them with some of the company’s basic practices. Onboarding should be conducted as soon after an employee’s start date as possible. This article lists some of...

/ April 20, 2015

Interview Questions to Avoid

Employers need to be careful that any questions asked cannot be interpreted as discriminatory. Acceptable topics include previous work experience, education and skills that are necessary for the position. This article includes some suggested subjects to generally avoid in an interview....

/ March 27, 2015

What Are Your True Colors?

Does your organization experience communication issues with… Misinterpretations and Assumptions Listening Skills, Questions and Feedback Understanding Different Communication Styles The True Colors training is an interactive and fun experience that helps managers and employees understand how to alter their communication...

/ September 10, 2014