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  • Does Your Leadership Inspire Greatness?

    If you were to play a game of charades and the clue was “leadership” how would you act that out? I’m imagining that you would stand tall, shake your finger as if you were barking out orders and point to each individual as if you were directing them. Obviously, you would be overacting in order to...
  • Is Employee Volunteering Good For Business?

    Increasingly, today’s employees are entering the workforce with an expectation that volunteering will be a part of their professional careers. Millennials, specifically, are already very accustomed to volunteering and tend to gravitate toward companies that have Corporate Social Responsibility...
  • Learning To Manage Millennials In The Workplace

    Like every new generation that enters (and usually disrupts) the existing workforce, those born in the 1980s and 1990s, are tending to get a bad rap. On more than several occasions, I hear from colleagues and HR professionals how this “new generation” is lazy, narcissistic, entitled and utterly...
  • Workers’ Compensation Claims: Take Precautions

    Here are two critical questions: How often are Workers’ Compensation claims filed against your company? And how often do you contest them? The answers are important.
  • What is The Employee Onboarding Process?

    Onboarding is the process in which new employees are hired and trained in what is expected of them when they start a new job. Often, the importance of this step as a crucial part of onboarding is overlooked, and an employee is hired, quickly trained, and left to fend for themselves and sink or...
  • 3 Ways to Stop Toxic Co-worker

    At some point or another everyone in life will encounter a toxic coworker. The ratio of crazy people is just too high. Avoiding them is a good strategy to start, but it’s really not enough. You have to get tactical when you are confined to the same office, and especially if your work coincides...
  • Does Nancy Negative Work in Your Office?

    I don’t know about you, but it’s amazing to me how one bad attitude can affect an entire organization. Over the years, I have found that nothing affects employee morale more insidiously than persistent negativity in the workplace. It seems to just sap the energy out of your organization and...
  • Find Problems With Benefit Plans Before the IRS Does

    In recent years, the news has been filled with accounts of employee benefit plans — especially qualified retirement plans — that have been devastated by abusive handling. So it should come as no surprise that the IRS has increased its audit staff to take a closer look at plans. “Perhaps in...
  • TikTok for Recruiting? The Why's, the Do's, the Don'ts

    Okay, after hearing about all of the TikTok recruiting buzz, I thought it was finally time to take a deep dive into it. I am not a TikTok user, so I thought for the purpose of this blog, I must download the app! Upon login, I was immediately blasted with a video. It took a moment to orient...
  • Building Accountability Into The Office

    Why has accountability become such a hot-button topic in the workplace today? It is the subject of books, blogs (some of the better blogs, I might add), business articles and surveys. One can find dozens of ways to assess accountability issues, and one can find just as many differing opinions on...
  • The New Way To Lose a Job: Facebook Fired

    Fired For Facebook Posts Terminations based on employees’ Facebook posts (or posts on other social media sites) are nothing new. The pace of such firings reached such a crescendo three years ago that the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a legal memorandum summarizing how it had...
  • Don’t Ignore These 4 Nonprofit HR Challenges and Opportunities

    The world of human resources is constantly evolving. Companies are getting better at identifying top talent and turning prospects into employees. If your nonprofit HR team isn’t keeping up with big-budget enterprises of the private sector, then you could have a hard time filling positions and...
  • The Unique Challenges of HR for Government Contractors

    Hiring top talent is challenging enough in the private sector, but there are additional rules and regulations for hiring employees to work on government contracts. Depending on the size of the contracts and your company, you may need to fill out extensive audits and follow detailed processes to...
  • Decreasing Candidate Drop-Off Rates Through Mobile Recruiting

    Mobile recruiting is certainly not a new concept in the staffing and recruiting industry. In the past 10 years, implementing mobile recruiting tactics has become increasingly more important for recruiting success! In the current candidate driven market though it is even more essential to keep...
  • 5 Nonprofits With Amazing Corporate Culture

    The millennial generation is changing how employees find work. Along with digital networking and connecting on social media, this latest generation is values-driven. More than 70 percent of millennials say they are willing to spend more with brands that support causes that are important to them,...
  • Why Do People Quit Nonprofit Jobs?

    For many employees, working at a nonprofit is an opportunity to make a living while doing something they are passionate about. In fact, 90% of employees say they are willing to take a pay cut if it means doing meaningful work. Working at a nonprofit often means giving back in some way and seeing...
  • What Laws Impact Government Contractors?

    Every industry has its specific laws and guidelines for hiring contractors. Whether a company is outsourcing work to a specific team or bringing on a single contractor, they follow a set of best practices to stay competitive in their industry. The same can be said when working with the federal...
  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Company Policies that Fit Your Culture and Mission Statement

    As an HR Leader one of the more important things to consider is company policy. Once more focus is put into operations—particularly when scaling up—you will soon realize the need for company policies to ensure business continuity and success. However, googling for a company policy template is...
  • Help your Employees Make the Most of their Benefits

    It’s a well-known fact that one of the biggest attractions a company can have to new hires is the benefits it offers. This is especially true when companies are trying to hire and keep the best talent out there. It is incredibly important for you and your employees to understand benefits,...
  • There Is No Going Back to Normal: How Jobs & The Workplace Will Be Affected Permanently

    There have been many articles published about how to prepare to return to the workplace, but how will jobs and the workplace culture be when you return? Will everything go back to how it was or will it be different? In the past few months, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted companies and the...
  • Why Outsource Your HR?

    When does it make sense to outsource HR? Your organization is growing, and along with it, your bottom line. You and your employees are proud of your business’s success, but you’ve observed that more time is being spent on paperwork administration and less time on strategy. You know your...
  • Top Reasons to Use HR Outsourcing for Nonprofits

    Nonprofits face unique challenges, particularly with accessing useful resources. Your nonprofit can better leverage the skill sets and people within your organization. Often the individuals or small teams handling Human Resources for nonprofit organizations have unreasonable workloads....
  • Top Reasons to Use HR Outsourcing for Nonprofits

    Nonprofits face unique challenges, particularly with accessing useful resources. Your nonprofit can better leverage the skill sets and people within your organization. Often the individuals or small teams handling Human Resources for nonprofit organizations have unreasonable workloads....
  • Using Your ATS to Find Candidates During the Candidate Shortage

    As the economy gets back on its feet and more Americans become vaccinated, there has been an upsurge in job opportunities available. What employers are finding though, is that few candidates are applying. Less candidates are responding to job postings, which is a complete 360 from a year ago...
  • Why Your Off boarding Strategy Is Just as Important as On boarding

    Believe it or not, a business’s offboarding strategy can also impact them positively or negatively depending on the approach. While paying extra attention to employees who are leaving a company might seem like a waste of time, there are important reasons to do so. Departing team members can...