Trust Your Gut (And Other Great Hiring Tips)

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There’s a lot to be said for your instincts when it comes to evaluating possible new hires. You’ve stored knowledge from past experiences and patterns of behavior, and our gut instincts take that into account when we determine whether a candidate would fit a position. Your intuition can be very powerful, and when coupled with… Read more »

Boost Productivity With Just-In-Time Employees

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Companies are often challenged to complete more projects without hiring additional workers or increasing their overhead. But sometimes, companies are already stretched too thin based on seasonal demands or a fluctuating workforce. Temporary employees can improve productivity, manage increases in workload, and cover for any sick or vacation time that your full-time workers might take… Read more »

Safety First! Double-Check These OSHA Requirements

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In 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to assure safe and healthful working conditions for workers by setting and enforcing standards and providing training, outreach, education and assistance. Below are the most cited violations of 2016 according to OSHA. Because they’re so common, these are requirements you should double check! Employers… Read more »

Simple HR Tips That Will Help You Manage Any Team

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Leading a new team of people can be daunting. There are a variety of personalities and performance levels to referee and balance. Then, you must turn that hodgepodge of individual needs into one cohesive, productive team. Keep reading for five ways to unite and inspire your team. Value relationships.  Consider everyone’s opinions and ideas valuable,… Read more »

New to HR? Make Sure You Are Doing This

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Being an HR manager is not an easy task. You are often viewed as an enforcer or an enemy, it’s easy to grow frustrated with other employees when they break the rules or don’t listen to your advice. It’s a lot of responsibility and stress without a lot of rewards. Know the laws. You are… Read more »