Essential Human Resources Advice

  • August 22, 2017
  • Rachel Lopez

From Intern to Employee – How HR Can Help with the Transition

Internships are a mutually beneficial working arrangement. The intern gets valuable on-the-job experience and you get additional manpower. Ideally, you’ll bring the intern on as a permanent employee who’s already familiar with operations. When it comes to making the transition, there are a few ways HR can help an individual go from intern to employee. Read More

  • August 16, 2017
  • Trish Barnes

Signs You’re Dealing with a “Toxic Employee”

Everyone has their ups and downs and off days. At what point does a difficult employee become a toxic employee? There are several definitive signs.   They Constantly Stir the Pot Maybe they’re the one who always initiates harmful workplace gossip. Or maybe they spread lies and rumors to deliberately create dissension among your team. Read More

  • August 10, 2017
  • Rachel Lopez

Top 5 Ways to Manage Remote Employees

It’s a different world than it was 20 years ago. The Internet and advancing technology have created an increasingly digitalized and globalized workplace. More and more companies now have employees who telecommute at least part of the time. Others have an entirely virtual workforce. In order to pull this off successfully, it’s essential to properly Read More

  • September 7, 2017
  • Rachel Lopez

How Employers Should Address Opioid Use Within the Workplace

Employee drug use is an ongoing issue for many companies. This problem has escalated in recent years largely due to the widespread opioid use that’s sweeping the U.S. It’s more prevalent than you might think and no workplace is immune. As a result, employers need to address opioid use head on.   A Growing Concern Read More

  • August 9, 2017
  • Alex Lopez

Excessive Workload: Has Overwork Become the New Norm?

Americans are working more hours than ever, and many are paying the price for it. We’ve arguably never seen a higher level of collective stress, exhaustion, and burnout than we’re seeing today — all stemming from an excessive workload. Has overwork become the new norm?   America vs. Other Major Economies A study from CNN Read More

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