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 »

What Employers Must Include on an Employment Termination Checklist

July 13, 2021
What Employers Must Include on an Employment Termination Checklist

Whether you just hired your first employee or you are already managing a growing team, it’s never too late to put an employment termination checklist in place. After all, terminations are difficult enough as it is—every organization could use a tool to make employee separations that much easier.  Your termination checklist serves as a master… Read More »

6 Tips for Handling Political Discussions in the Workplace

May 12, 2021
6 Tips for Handling Political Discussions in the Workplace

Over the last several years, political discussions have become more polarized than ever. Unfortunately, people often struggle to have a civil discourse if they disagree on certain hot button topics. Many take personal offense if another person disagrees with their opinions or beliefs, while others lack respect for those who don’t share their views. While… Read More »

6 Questions & Best Practices for Employers Requiring Masks

May 5, 2021
6 Questions & Best Practices for Employers Requiring Masks

The state of the pandemic and the regulations around it are constantly changing. Mask mandates—a potentially delicate subject—have also changed frequently along with the weather, the number of COVID-19 cases, and the vaccination rollout. So how can employers follow mask mandates and ensure their employees do the same? Can you require masks at your business,… Read More »

8 Workplace Safety Tips for Remote Employees

April 7, 2021
Workplace Safety for Remote Employees

As the telework trend rises, an increasing number of employers are faced with a new challenge: workplace safety for remote employees. Team members working from home are out of sight, as are their workspaces. So how can you reduce risks for both your employees and, therefore, your company? Much of the answer relies on open… 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 »

Returning Employees to the Workplace? 5 Things to Consider

March 9, 2021
Returning to the Workplace: 5 Things to Consider

As we approach the one-year mark since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses across the country have a lot to consider.  Will they transition employees back to the office? Will they stay remote? Will they take a hybrid approach? While we look to the future, we know the workplace will certainly look different. It… 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 »

7 Tips for Providing Effective Sexual Harassment Training

January 14, 2021
7 Tips for Providing Effective Sexual Harassment Training

There is no easy way to address sexual harassment training—at least not if you want to do so effectively. Nonetheless, it is a critical subject that all employees should be trained on regularly. Many employees don’t know how to identify harassment in its many forms, just as managers may not know how to deal with… Read More »