They Never Told Me One of the most common mistakes that managers make is failing to let employees know that there is a problem with their behavior or performance. Or, when the do, they are not clear. Often, we hope that the employee will improve or end the poor behavior on their own. Yet, … Continued
Managing Your Unemployment Costs Often times business owners think unemployment costs just drain their bottom line and that there is nothing they can do to change it. But the fact is, strong proactive HR systems can truly help keep costs minimal. Simply stated, the amount of successful unemployment claims made against a company’s account determines … Continued
Caution: Hazardous/Toxic Behaviors Ahead Individual personalities are a large part of the dynamic within a workplace. Unfortunately, personalities may be hard to read during the interview process. Sometimes an individual’s true personality shines through after beginning work as an employee. Research has shown that most hiring failures come from poor culture fit rather than a … Continued
As the job market continues to evolve into a candidate-driven market, it’s essential that organizations offer an attractive blend of benefits to recruit and retain top talent. While a great benefits package can be a powerful tool in attracting and retaining top talent, a poor benefits package can be just as costly, especially when considering the loss of potential candidates and the high cost of employee turnover.
Improve Your Business with a People Plan You probably have a business plan for 2019. Are your most important assets, your employees, tied in? Actively engaged employees account for only 34% of the workforce (Gallup). Engaged employees love their jobs. They care about their company, contribute, believe in the mission, feel their job uses their strengths … Continued
Do You Have Engaged Employees? Do you find yourself asking yourself the following questions: How can I better retain my employees? What can I do to make my employees more engaged? Are my employees happy working here? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may want to conduct an engagement survey. An … Continued
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Employee Onboarding: Making New Staff Feel Welcome Each year, 25% of the population makes some kind of career change. The onboarding process that new employees experience is crucial to their future success, and will ultimately save you dollars from your bottom line when you see a reduction in turnover. Below are some things to consider … Continued
Which interview question has the potential to be discriminatory under federal law? A. Why did you leave your last job? B. This job requires you to lift 10-pounds. Are you able to lift at least 10-pounds with or without reasonable accommodations? C. Are you a U.S. Citizen? D. Who is the best manager you ever … Continued
Certainly most employees realize that their employment comes at an additional cost to their employer beyond their direct pay (base pay and/or incentive pay). However, they may not realize that employers are providing them with thousands of dollars in additional benefits, both mandated and voluntary.