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Why is My HR Business Partner Always Nagging Me about This? You may have a friend who has a photographic memory. If you ask them when something happened, they can tell you the exact day, time, and what they were wearing that very moment. If you are like most of us however, our memory doesn’t … Continued

Self-Awareness in the Workplace: An ESC Webinar

Self-awareness is a critical capability in today’s workplace. In fact, according to a study published in the MIT Sloan Management Review, it is the most important capability in successful leaders. In addition to its importance in leadership, employees and work teams that possess self-awareness outperform those that do not, leading to better business results. Join ESC’s HR Specialist, Cassie Stefanik, as she leads an interactive presentation on developing and maintaining self-awareness.

The Strategic Component of Human Resources: Part III of III

Strategic HR and the PEOple Cycle:  Part III of III Whitney Bower, Lauren Kersten, and Liz Warren Welcome to the final part of our series Strategic HR and the PEOple Cycle.   Parts I and II focused on recruiting and onboarding, managing, coaching, and disciplining.  Here, in our final part of this series, we will focus … Continued

Wrap Up 2020 with New Skills

With 2021 right around the corner, now is a great time to develop new and relevant skills to ensure the new year starts off strong. Meliora Consulting, ESC’s sister company, is pleased to offer its cornerstone training program, designed to help participants develop organizational change and advanced problem-solving skills.

Becoming an Empowered Leader: An ESC Webinar

The terms “leader” and “manager” are often used interchangeably in the workplace, but the truth is they are actually quite different. Join ESC’s HR Manager, Lauren Kersten, for an interactive discussion about what makes a true leader, how it differs from being a manager, and why it matters when it comes to having a high performing workplace. 

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Research shows that Emotional Intelligence (EI) may be significantly more important than cognitive ability and technical expertise combined when it comes to workplace performance. In fact, some studies indicate that EI is more than twice as important as standard IQ abilities. Join HR Business Partner Gregory Gjurich for an in-depth discussion on Emotional Intelligence and why it is so crucial in the business environment.

Top 7 Leadership Challenges: An ESC Webinar

In today’s ever-changing business environment, leaders of organizations of all types and sizes face a unique set of challenges that they must overcome in order to drive their companies forward. Join ESC’s EVP and Chief People Officer Liz Warren, as she provides an in-depth overview of the 7 most common leadership challenges and offers insight and best practices in addressing them.

The Strategic Component of Human Resources

When people think of human resources, they often think of payroll, benefits, rules and regulations, and the everyday compliance items that must be handled. At Employer Services Corporation, we handle these items, but we believe the true value of HR consulting is the strategic component that leads to results in increased productivity, culture changes that impact engagement, and assistance to help clients become employers of choice (EOC).

The Five Steps of Coaching & Progressive Discipline

Coaching and progressive discipline is the process for both dealing with teaching employee’s new skills as well as dealing with job-related behavior that does not meet expected performance standards. The primary purpose of progressive discipline is to assist the employee to understand that a performance problem or opportunity for improvement exists. The goal of this process is to have the employee improve their performance to average or above-average expectations, but sometimes this doesn’t happen. In these instances, there must be a commitment to move forward with a separation or the entire process becomes meaningless.

New Year, New Skills: Green Belt Training Announced for March 2020

As we embark on a new year and a new decade, it’s a great time to focus on new and cutting-edge skills to help take your team and your company to the next level. Meliora Consulting, ESC’s sister company, is pleased to announce its upcoming Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Green Belt training course, happening right here in Buffalo.