Essential Human Resources Advice

  • July 25, 2017
  • Trish Barnes

Introverted vs Extroverted Employees – How to Motivate Both

In the past, most employers didn’t give all that much thought to differing personality types. That has changed in recent times. Now, more and more employers are putting forth the effort to understand the differences between introverted and extroverted employees — their mindset, strengths and weaknesses, or optimal working style. Grasping the characteristics of each Read More

  • July 18, 2017
  • Rachel Lopez

Maternity Leave – HRs Role in Creating Policy

The absence of an integral employee due to pregnancy and/or the delivery of a child can create challenges for your business. It’s something that you should definitely plan for. According to a 2008 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “More than 60 percent of men and women in the labor force have children under Read More

  • July 13, 2017
  • Alex Lopez

Keeping Employees Happy Without a Raise

It’s all about the money. Or is it? Getting a raise is obviously enticing to employees. It plays a role in keeping them happy and for minimizing turnover. But sometimes it’s just not in the cards for your company. Fortunately, there are several other ways to keep your employees happy without a raise.   Offer Read More

  • July 11, 2017
  • Trish Barnes

Top Exit Interview Questions

When a valued employee walks out, it can hurt productivity, diminish morale and generally throw a wrench in operations. One way you can reduce turnover long-term is to ask the right exit interview questions to better understand why an employee is leaving.   Why are you leaving your position? Asking an employee point blank why Read More

  • July 5, 2017
  • Rachel Lopez

Top 5 Ways to Maintain Employee Morale

Happy employees are more productive employees. There’s concrete evidence that proves it. According to research from the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick, “Happiness made people around 12 percent more productive.” Achieving high morale is only half the battle. The real challenge is figuring out how to maintain employee morale.   1. Encourage Read More

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