9 Steps to Onboarding Remote Employees Smoothly

November 17, 2020
9 Steps to Onboarding Remote Employees Smoothly

Like most organizations, your company has probably gotten into somewhat of a rhythm when it comes to remote work since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. You have had several months to figure out new systems and technology as everyone learns how to work as a team and remain productive from home. But have you… 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 »

12 Recruiting Tips for Hiring the Best Employees

November 2, 2020
12 Recruiting Tips for Hiring the Best Employees

Hiring employees is one of the most important and difficult decisions of being a business owner or decision-maker. It is difficult to find qualified candidates who you can be confident will get the job done well, help move the company forward, and stick around for the long run. In a 2016 study by SHRM, 68%… 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 Steps to Take When an Employee Contracts COVID-19

October 19, 2020
6 Steps to Take if an Employee Contracts COVID-19

The thought of one of your employees contracting the COVID-19 virus may seem scary, but it is something that every employer should prepare for.  Take the proper precautions to ensure your workplace and employees are safe. Put a plan in place in case someone does show symptoms or become infected with the coronavirus. When you… Read More »

13 Low-Cost Employee Perks to Attract and Retain Top Talent

October 12, 2020
13 Low-Cost Employee Perks to Attract and Retain Top Talent

You’ve probably seen some of the data indicating that people are emphasizing work-life balance more than ever. This means they’re searching for employee perks and benefits that help them achieve this.  A survey by Fractl asked participants how heavily they would weigh the options when deciding between a high-paying job and a lower-paying job with… Read More »

How to Hire the Right Candidate: 10 Qualities to Consider

October 5, 2020
How to Hire the Right Candidate: 10 Qualities to Consider

A survey conducted by Leadership IQ found that 46% of new hires failed within 18 months and that 89% of the time, it was for attitude, not lack of technical skill.  In a nutshell, soft skills are just as important as job-related skills and technical requirements when it comes to hiring the right candidate. Any… 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 »