1. How to Manage Holiday Scheduling

    It’s the homestretch of the holiday season, but there’s still so much to do. There’s no perfect list of company holidays that an employer could provide that would be suitable to all. Obviously employees need time off for religious holidays or events, but sometimes they don’t request it in th…Read More

  2. Millennials in the Workplace

    Millennials have been in the workplace for about a decade now, and within the next few years, they will make up roughly 50% of the workforce. Millennials have continuously received criticism for being too lazy, or too spoiled and entitled, but it’s impossible to lump them all together. The force t…Read More

  3. Can Collaboration Affect Productivity?

    A collaborative team is often a more productive team. For many, bouncing ideas off on another, brainstorming, and generally being involved in the same project can boost productivity. Collaboration is less isolating and independent. As the old chestnut says, “two heads are better than one”, and i…Read More

  4. What Does “Employee Engagement” Really Mean?

    What is an employee who is truly engaged? An engaged employee is someone who is invested in his or her job, inspired to produce admirable work, and eager to improve the success and reputation of the company. But how does a company go about promoting employee engagement without shoving it down people…Read More

  5. The Necessity of Treating Employees Like Customers

    Any business knows that customer satisfaction is crucial for success. Without it, a business could not only lose money, but might also risk losing customer loyalty and potential client referrals. However, although customers are essential to every business, it’s the employees that provide the backb…Read More

  6. motivate your employees

    5 Tips to Motivate Your Employees

    Salary – while it is certainly the main consideration for potential employees when considering a new job, you might be surprised to find out that research shows that it is not effective in keeping employees motivated on a day-to-day basis. Rather, motivation at work needs to come from another sour…Read More

  7. great bosses

    Top 8 Practices of Really Great Bosses

    It's no secret that bad bosses can be one of the reasons that employees quit their jobs. On the flip side, though, a great boss can be the reason that employees decide to stay at a company instead of searching for employment elsewhere. This means that having great bosses in your company is importan…Read More

  8. references

    Why Checking Employee References Is Crucial

    One of the biggest responsibilities of an employer is hiring employees. Not only do you want someone who will do the job that’s needed, but you also want someone who will get along with other employees, and most importantly, who is trustworthy. Hiring the wrong employee can end up costing the comp…Read More

  9. sexual harassment in workplace

    4 Steps to Prevent Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

    With all the talk about how terrible sexual harassment is – not to mention, illegal – it’s one of those problems in the workplace that has never really gone away, even if it has become less overt. Sexual harassment can include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other se…Read More

  10. recruit job applicants

    Top 5 Ways to Recruit

    Having difficulty filling your open positions with the right candidates? Last week we wrote about how to attract millennials to your workplace. But what if attracting millennials specifically isn’t your issue – what if it’s simply attracting any new hires? What if you have positions that need …Read More