BLOG

5 Ways To Increase Talent Retention

July 10, 2020

Your organization has worked hard to recruit and hire top employees. And, you’d like to keep your people. Here are five ways to increase your talent retention.  Provide Purpose According to the former SVP of People Operations at Google, Laszlo Bock, “We all want our work to matter. Nothing is a more powerful motivator than to know that you are making a difference in…

Read More

Take These Steps To Fix Your Employer Brand

June 24, 2020

You know your company’s brand is important. So, what if your messaging isn’t working for your organization anymore? Don’t worry. You can fix this.  Follow these steps to get your employer brand back on track.  Conduct a Brand Audit  Start by giving your employees a quick survey. Ask them to, “Tell me about our company’s brand.” Their responses probably will fall into one of four categories. 1)…

Read More

7 Reasons You Need To Prioritize Employee Training

June 5, 2020

Because professional development isn’t cheap, your organization may consider cutting back. However, generally, that’s not the best idea.  Here are seven reasons why you should prioritize employee training.  1. Stay Innovative Especially in today’s ever-changing world, you need your team to remain current on the latest advances and technology. Otherwise, all those superstar candidates you hired several years ago will be out-of-date. As a result, your…

Read More

How to Come Out of a Crisis Stronger

May 15, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic blindsided the world economy in early 2020. And in the face of skyrocketing unemployment and business closures, companies of all sizes wondered if they could weather the storm. But fortunately, hardship can build resolve too. Here are five tips to help your organization not only survive but also come out of a crisis stronger.  Support Your Employees  Tough times led to…

Read More

Does Your Company Need Additional Help For A Current Project?

April 17, 2020

Business can be unpredictable. Sometimes things are going along smoothly, and then, a huge project hits. You know your company needs additional help to get the job done. So, now what should you do? Here are three practical options.    Option #1 – Ask Everyone to Work Overtime  Especially if the project is short-term, consider rallying your current team. By approaching the challenge correctly, you can…

Read More

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis

April 7, 2020

Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were forced to close their doors, putting them in…

Read More

3 Tactics To Target Passive Job Seekers

April 3, 2020

If your organization is searching for top talent, you’ll want to recruit both active job seekers as well as those who are happily employed. But, how do you advertise to candidates who aren’t looking? Use these three tactics to target passive job seekers.  Advertise on Social Media Passive job seekers aren’t searching the job boards. They DO, however, spend time on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and other…

Read More

Preparing for the Retirement of Baby Boomers

March 19, 2020

From 2011 to 2030, approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers will turn 65 every day. For American businesses, this means a growing wave of employees leaving the workforce. What can your company do to stay ahead of this retirement trend?  How to Prepare for the Retirement of Baby Boomers  Keep Open Lines of Communication  Sixty-five is no longer the magical retirement age. In fact, a 2018 Gallup…

Read More

Why it Pays Off to Invest in Your Employees

February 17, 2020

Companies want workers to invest in their jobs. But unfortunately, they often forget this is a two-way street. Here’s why it pays off to invest in your employees.     Top Benefits of Investing in Your Employees Increased Productivity Investing in your employees sends a message. Your organization values its workforce. Employees will recognize this. And…

Read More

4 Ways to Successfully Onboard Manufacturing New Hires

February 3, 2020

Many companies overlook the importance of the onboarding process. And, those first days can have a significant impact on an employee’s long-term performance. Here are four ways to successfully onboard manufacturing new hires. Contact Employees Before They Begin Welcome your new hires to your organization before they walk through the door with a phone call,…

Read More