Essential Human Resources Advice

  • August 1, 2017
  • Dalma Cruz

Why Business Ethics are More Important than Ever for Employers

The term “business ethics” in its formal sense is fairly new and can be traced back to the early 1970’s. However, ethics in business goes all the way back to pre-biblical times when Greek philosophers like Plato and Aristotle discussed the place of justice in economic relations. Although business ethics have always been essential, it’s Read More

  • July 27, 2017
  • Trish Barnes

The Pros and Cons of Unlimited Vacation Days

Forget two weeks vacation. More and more companies are now offering unlimited vacation days and seeing surprisingly favorable results. Brands like GrubHub, Evernote, Netflix and even General Electric have taken the plunge. Before you send your employees off for a tropical getaway, gain a thorough understanding of the implications.   The Pros An Excellent Recruiting Read More

  • 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

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