Essential Human Resources Advice

  • May 30, 2017
  • Trish Barnes

The Wake of Layoffs: How HR Can Manage the Message

Layoffs are an unfortunate but inevitable part of running a business. It isn’t pretty, but downsizing is often a necessary evil for optimizing a company’s efficiency, productivity, and profitability. Nonetheless, it’s a bitter pill to swallow, and surviving employees are likely to be on edge. So how can HR manage the message in the wake Read More

  • May 25, 2017
  • Rachel Lopez

What You Learned in Kindergarten Can Help Your Business Succeed-Truly!

Perhaps you’ve heard of a famous book by author Robert Fulghum? It’s called All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. It revolves around a simple yet powerful philosophy that the most basic lessons we learn as children can still be applied to many aspects of our adult lives. Running a business is Read More

  • May 23, 2017
  • Alex Lopez

Improve Morale By Eliminating Performance Reviews

Employee morale is incredibly important and affects multiple areas of business including productivity, profitability, retention and turnover. The problem is that many companies are shooting themselves in the foot by latching onto a particularly antiquated HR policy. By eliminating this policy, you can improve morale dramatically.   Performance Reviews – A Source of Fear and Read More

  • May 17, 2017
  • Trish Barnes

Is it Time for a Workplace Mobile Phone Policy?

Mobile phones are omnipresent in America and in much of the world. Pew Research Center states, “95 percent of Americans now own a cellphone of some kind.” Although these devices streamline communication and have in many ways revolutionized the world, they can be incredibly distracting in the workplace. As a result, more and more employers Read More

  • May 16, 2017
  • Rachel Lopez

Why Workplace Diversity Should Be a Priority in 2017

America is the quintessential melting pot. It’s a nation that has thrived on diversity, and that diversity has arguably played an integral role in our success. When it comes to the business world, there’s a sound body of evidence that suggests that workplace diversity offers major benefits and is something that should be a top Read More

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