Creating Work-Life Balance

66% of full-time employees in the United States don’t believe they have a healthy work-life balance. Without this balance (or perceived balance), employees become burned out. Burned out employees have lower levels of productivity and morale. While one might think that it is the responsibility of the employees to create the balance for themselves, it … Continued

Managing Disability Accommodation Requests

Today marks the 32nd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). ADA prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment and requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for them to do their jobs.  Here are five tips for how employers can engage more effectively with employees on disability accommodation … Continued

Recap of Working Through Challenging Employment Situations Seminar

Could changes in employment law impact your business and increase your legal exposure?     To stay abreast of the newest legal developments, ESC recently hosted a panel of Employment Law experts.  Liz Warren of Employer Services Corporation, along with Hugh Carlin and Scott Philbin of Gross Shuman discussed how recent changes in employment law are … Continued

Fair Chance Hiring – An Untapped Talent Pool

The Great Resignation marches on, adding to hiring headaches for employers looking for qualified candidates to fill jobs. There may be one talent pool being overlooked. More than 70 million Americans — about one-third of the total adult population — face unnecessary barriers to entering the workforce because of old criminal records. Fair Chance Hiring … Continued

Happy Independence Day!

Warm wishes on July 4th! ESC hopes you have safe and joyous celebrations with your family and friends.

Celebrating Pride Day

ESC believes in the employer’s responsibility to create a supportive, respectful, and inclusive work environment. In such a workplace, everyone feels that they are a part of the organization and its mission, and all workers are respected for the value they add to the organization.  Here are some ways your organization can be more inclusive … Continued

Celebrating Juneteenth!

Please join us in celebrating Juneteenth! Learning about our nation’s history helps us improve as a society and teaches empathy. Juneteenth today celebrates African American freedom and achievement, while encouraging continuous self-development and respect for all cultures. Did you know….  Juneteenth is short for June Nineteenth Juneteenth marks the day when federal troops arrived in … Continued

Creating a Culture of Accountability

A culture of accountability increases productivity, customer service, and job satisfaction. It removes obstacles like pointing fingers and placing blame. To build accountability, reword your questions to focus on action. Start with “what” or “how” instead of “why” – the victim, “when” – procrastination, or “who” – the blame storm. Ramp up coaching with the … Continued

Mental Health Matters

Welcome to June! Here is your friendly reminder that while the month of May – Mental Health Awareness Month – has ended, mental health should continue to be at the forefront of your priorities. The results of studies done by Mental Health America indicated that positive workplace mental health requires investment (i.e., time, intention, and … Continued

Remember & Honor

Please join ESC in taking a moment to remember and honor those who served our country and are no longer with us. We hope you all have a meaningful day!