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 »

6 Powerful Employee Retention Strategies

September 29, 2020

Voluntary employee turnover was up an additional 2 million over 2018, bringing the total to over 42 million in 2019, according to Work Institute’s 2020 Retention Report. In the current economy and job market, implementing effective employee retention strategies is pivotal to a company’s success. Turnover causes employers major operational costs and inhibits growth and… Read More »

Employer’s Guide to Suicide Prevention & Response in the Workplace

September 21, 2020

More Americans die by suicide than in car crashes, by homicide, or in other injury-related deaths, according to a 2012 report published in the American Journal of Public Health. Suicide is more common than many may realize, which is why it is so important that everyone—including employers—continue working to shed light on this topic. We… Read More »

7 Tips to Maintain Workplace Health and Safety During COVID-19

September 15, 2020
7 Tips to Maintain Workplace Health and Safety During COVID-19

Although many individuals and organizations are doing their best to get back to business as usual (or as close to usual as possible), the coronavirus outbreak is still very much a cause for concern in the workplace. COVID-19 mandates are constantly changing and it’s crucial that employers establish workplace health and safety measures during these… Read More »

8 Ways to Engage and Motivate Remote Employees

September 9, 2020
8 Ways to Engage and Motivate Remote Employees

Several months into the coronavirus quarantine, remote work has become more relevant than ever. While working from home has many benefits, one of the major concerns for employers is how to engage remote employees. Between distractions at home, family life, and feelings of isolation, remote work poses its own unique set of challenges. So how… Read More »