Top 4 Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

Top 4 Hiring Mistakes to Avoid

Many people believe that employees are the backbone of an organization. If executives have the right employees, their workforce can strive, grow, and be successful. Considering the importance of productive employees, it’s important to make sure that HR hire the right ones. It’s extremely crucial to make sure job listings are reaching the right candidates, and that research is done…
How to Motivate Millennials

How to Motivate Millennials

Every organization strives for growth, stability, and the maximum amount of productivity from their employees. Achieving organizational success is accomplished by having a motivated workforce that understands the end goal. With that said, what exactly keeps your employees motivated? Motivation comes in all shapes and sizes, but first you need to understand who your employees are. Employees in today’s workforce…
The Future of HR Positions

The Future of HR Positions

For more information on the future of HR, don’t forget to reserve your spot for our ‘HR Forecast: What to Expect in 2018‘ webinar on December 14th. The human resources department has historically been responsible for strictly handling administrative tasks that allow day-to-day operations to run smoothly. Originally conceived to pay and recruit employees, HR now plays a significant role…
4 Onboarding Activities You Should Try

4 Onboarding Activities You Should Try

The offer letter is signed and your new-hire’s first day is just around the corner. If you’ve landed on this article, you’re likely looking for onboarding activities that will make your new-hire’s first day fun and inviting, getting them excited to be a part of your organization’s family. As you attempt to welcome your new employee with open arms and…
Work-Life Balance: The Power of Employee Benefits

Work-Life Balance: The Power of Employee Benefits

One of the biggest priorities in today’s workforce is maintaining a successful work-life balance. Employees are trading in their overtime and overworked 50-60 hour weeks by prioritizing their life outside of the office. Many organizations have noticed this shift and have altered their employee benefits packages as a recruiting tactic to attract new talent. Below are just a few new…
Managing Paid Time Off During The Holidays

Managing Paid Time Off During The Holidays

The holiday season is approaching and for many organizations that can mean conflicts with scheduling and an increase of PTO requests. With kids off school, family in town, and employees planning trips back home, you can expect most your workforce to submit leave requests and take advantage of your PTO policy. With that said, meeting your staffs’ requests can be…
How to Keep a Positive Attitude at Work

How to Keep a Positive Attitude at Work

Routinely, waking up every weekday morning to go to work is a struggle for most Americans. According to a recent nationwide survey conducted by Gallup, 51% of U.S employees reported being actively disengaged at work, feeling no real connection to their jobs or the work they do on a daily basis. This disengagement can make employment both physically and mentally…
Five Question Friday With Kris Dunn

Five Question Friday With Kris Dunn

Welcome to Five Question Fridays, the interview series that asks thought leaders, experts, and executives the questions that matter. Our last guest was Craig Bass, the CEO of Alexander Youth Network. Craig discussed a variety of topics, including the importance of community support for nonprofits and the value of HR technology. This week’s installment of our Five Question Fridays interview…
Prioritizing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Prioritizing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace has progressed far from an initiative being driven solely by federal laws and compliance used to increase brand image. Diversity no longer encompasses simply gender, race, and demographic attributes, and has graduated to be inclusive of employees with “diversity of thought,” as well as those with cognitive differences. As the topic of diversity and…
4 Tips to Replacing an Employee

4 Tips to Replacing an Employee

When a staff member’s employment term comes to an end, whether it be voluntarily or not, it leaves a space in the workforce that must be filled. Employees are generally good about picking up the slack and taking on extra responsibilities while their organization searches for a replacement, but this can hinder the speed at which initiatives are completed and…