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 »

How Can You Increase Your Workforce Flexibility?

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Workers are increasingly looking for flexibility in how they work and how they report to work. With voice, video, and collaborative technology making immense improvements in the last few years, this desire is becoming a very feasible possibility for a lot of companies. Many employers are trying to facilitate flexible and remote work while making… Read more »

Tips for Advancing a Career

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You should always be thinking about how to advance your career. Even if you’re unhappy with your current job, you can still appreciate the skills you’re picking up and how they’re preparing you for the next step in your career. Embrace the experience you’re receiving and the contacts you’re making as you set goals to… Read more »

Summer Safety Tips You Shouldn’t Ignore

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Perhaps one of the biggest safety concerns during the summer months is occupational heat exposure. Thousands of workers become sick from the heat every year, and some even die. Even if you’re not working outside, indoor spaces can become extremely hot if not air conditioned or ventilated properly. Here are seven tips you should use… Read more »

Five Reasons Why Skilled Jobs Are Here to Stay

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For a decade or two, every piece of advice on careers seemed to be about the business world—Wall Street or the tech boom—and most of these jobs required pricey college degrees. But sometimes those business careers are less stable, and those degrees aren’t necessary to make a solid living. Instead, a skilled trade, which requires… Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Micromanage New Hires

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Micromanaging employees can be a very costly mistake for bosses. Whether the reason behind it is ego, inexperience or perfectionism, when a manager closely observes and controls the work of his new subordinates, the effects on those employees can be counterproductive. While you want to support your new hires, you must give them enough freedom… Read more »

Common Interviewer Mistakes That Put off Candidates

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Hiring managers and employers sometimes make very costly mistakes while conducting interviews. You risk either hiring the wrong person or repelling talented and qualified candidates. Hiring is a two-way street—you have to work to attract candidates just as much as candidates should work to attract your company’s attention. Here are 14 mistakes employers make during… Read more »

What Are The Basics You Need to Include in Your Onboarding Process?

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A good onboarding process is the key to any company. In addition to easing anxiety for the new hire, it can increase retention by 25 percent and improve employee performance by 11percent. Employees who go through it are 69 percent more likely to stay with a company for at least three years. It’s important for… 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 »

3 Steps to Hiring Top Talent to Improve Your Business

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Hiring and retaining top talent can be an art form and the key to your company’s success. Unfortunately, many companies do it haphazardly with untrained workers doing the hiring. This leads to misplaced hires, unhappy workers, and even early departures. But with thoughtful, deliberate planning and the right system in place, you can attract and… Read more »