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).

Talent Acquisition in a Post-Pandemic World

It’s no secret that the pandemic has forced us to quickly adapt our existing business practices, including our processes for attracting and recruiting top talent. Join ESC’s HR Business Partner, Jessica Frattali, as she provides a thorough overview of recruiting best practices in this new world we’re living in. Jessica will provide guidance and specific tips to ensure your organization is positioned to effectively acquire the employees you need to keep your business moving forward.

Hello, My Name is Disengaged!

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

Quiz Corner: Recruiting Communications

What should an employer tell a candidate who is not selected for a position? How an organization handles it’s applicants is perceived as a reflection of how it treats its employees.

Building Trust in the Workplace

Who Will Catch You? Remember when you would participate in the “trust falls” while spending your time at summer camp as a kid?  With great anticipation, excitement and maybe even fear you would fall back and your partner or team would catch you.  Although it all seemed like fun and games at the time, the … Continued

Toxic Behaviors in the Workplace

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

Employee Onboarding

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

It’s All About the People

  It’s All About the People:  There Is No Magic Wand A Two Part Series Part I:  Strategic Recruiting The war for talent is paramount to most organizations today; it provides the only true competitive advantage. Fairly often business owners and managers ask, “Why can’t I find talented employees?”, or “What is the secret to … Continued

3 Strategies for Effective Communication

Strategies for More Effective Communication By Jessica Frittali, ESC HR Consultant “86% of corporate executives, employees, and educators say that ineffective communication is a big reason for failures in the workplace” – Sales Force Communication, as you can see from the statistic above, is a very important skill to master in the workplace. While we … Continued

Job Descriptions 101

Good job descriptions are a fundamental part of recruiting and retaining your staff. They are the cornerstone for important processes such as job postings, interviewing and selection, setting expectations, training and performance management.