ESC’s Director of Operations & Continuous Improvement Lindsay Jones was awarded the 40 Under 40 Honor by Buffalo Business First On November 19, 2020. This was the 29th annual 40 Under 40 program sponsored by Buffalo Business First.
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.
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).
What Can You Do About Disengaged Employees? By Kristen Wolasz, Team Leader Formal employee evaluations or actively analyzing your organization’s employee engagement makes it easier to recognize when you have disengaged employees. These employees may show up late and leave early, verbally criticize the organization and its management, and spend more time counting down the hours … 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
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
It’s All About the People:There is no magic wand Part 2: Becoming an Employer of Choice The recruiting strategies discussed in Part I of this two-part series have made a significant impact in the workplaces of our clients. For example, a mid-size company that had concerns attracting candidates asked for assistance. They also had a … Continued
Managerial courage is tactfully dispensing direct and actionable feedback. It is being open and direct with others without being intimidating. When you have managerial courage, you deal with people, problems, and situations head-on.
Improve the Culture of Your Organization with Mindfulness By Gregory Gjurich, HR Consultant When I returned from a trip to Japan—that I unenthusiastically agreed to—I was amazed at the level of peace that I felt. I was calm. I was thoughtful. I was … happy. At first I just dismissed this as being refreshed from … Continued
Organizational Health: Based on the Book “The Advantage” by Patrick Lencioni A Complimentary Breakfast Seminar for Clients of ESC. This HR seminar will be held June 7th at Milo’s Restaurant. Overview Many businesses today are focused on being as “smart” as they can with hopes of becoming a leader in their industry. While being “smart” is important, what … Continued