Essential Human Resources Advice

  • June 15, 2017
  • Trish Barnes

Working Parents – HR’s Role in Helping them Find Balance

The notion of a 40-hour workweek has become antiquated. According to a poll from Gallup, “Adults employed full-time in the U.S. report working an average of 47 hours per week, almost a full workday longer than what a standard five-day, 9-to-5 schedule entails.” This can be especially difficult for working parents trying to balance their Read More

  • June 6, 2017
  • Rachel Lopez

HRs Role in Employee Retention

Employee retention should be a top concern for your business. With “job-hopping” becoming increasingly common and one-third of new hires quitting after about six months, turnover is a serious issue. To increase employee retention, it’s critical to understand what role HR plays in it.   Recruiting and Interviewing HR’s impact is obvious right from the Read More

  • June 1, 2017
  • Alex Lopez

What Role Will Artificial Intelligence Have on HR Moving Forward?

Artificial intelligence is no longer a futuristic notion. It’s very much a part of present reality and evolving every day. If you’ve even seen the movie Her, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, you know where digital assistants like Siri will be in the not so distant future. What role does artificial intelligence have on Read More

  • 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

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