Job Descriptions: Why They Matter + How to Do Them Right

July 20, 2021
Job Descriptions: Why They Matter + How to Do Them Right

How much time and effort does your company put into writing stellar job descriptions? Do you have a process? Do you and your team regularly review roles and job descriptions throughout the organization? At this point, you may be thinking, Are job descriptions really THAT important? The answer is a resounding YES! Writing effective job… Read More »

4 Reasons Employment Applications are Necessary + Quick Tips

June 15, 2021
4 Reasons Employment Applications are Necessary

The hiring process already tends to be time-consuming and stressful, so many business owners may be wondering what they can do to speed it up. You may see an employment application as an unnecessary step. After all, if a candidate submits their resume and a cover letter, what more could you need?  Many human resources… Read More »

How to Develop a Safety Program + 6 Tips for Workplace Safety

March 16, 2021
How to Develop a Safety Program + 6 Tips for Workplace Safety

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics received 2.8 million reports of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2019.  According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an average of 15 workplace deaths occurred daily. These sobering statistics speak to the importance of developing a safety program in order to protect both your employees and… Read More »

11 Ways to Promote Work-Life Balance for Remote Employees

January 20, 2021
11 Ways to Promote Work-Life Balance for Remote Employees

There are many benefits for remote employees and the companies that employ them. Workers enjoy things like more flexibility, comfort, and reduced or no commute time. According to the stats, working from home can also increase employee productivity—sometimes by as much as 25%! It’s becoming increasingly difficult for employers to argue that employees are not… Read More »

Inclement Weather Policies: Preparing Your Business for the Unexpected

December 1, 2020
Inclement Weather Policies: Preparing Your Business for the Unexpected

There are many unpredictable forces out of our control, such as the weather and other natural disasters. From blizzards to tornadoes to hurricanes to heavy rainfall, severe weather can affect employees’ ability to get to work as well as your company’s operations. These unpredictable events are why every employer must have an inclement weather policy. … Read More »

How to Hire an Intern for Your Small Business

November 8, 2020
How to Hire an Intern for Your Small Business

Are you considering hiring an intern for a certain department or project? Internships benefit small businesses in a few valuable ways while allowing companies to give back to aspiring professionals.  Internships are often for academic credit and can last a semester, a summer, or a full year. One of the most important factors in hiring… Read More »

11 Ways to Increase Employee Productivity

October 26, 2020
11 Ways to Increase Employee Productivity

Maintaining high employee productivity is essential to an organization’s growth and success. In turn, strong employee engagement is the foundation of high productivity levels.  But did you know that only about 34% of the American workforce feels engaged? This is bad news for many companies, since disengaged employees cost them significantly, according to Hubstaff’s State… Read More »