The R-Factor in Business Resolutions

Most companies had a late December or early January motivational meeting. You know, that time for discussing their resolutions for the coming year, setting goals, endeavoring to fire-up their staff, and giving their all to hit the ground running. Unfortunately,… Read more »

Becoming the Go-To Bank or Credit Union in Your Community

Standing out in an extremely competitive market, especially for small to medium entities, requires proactivity. It means finding creative ways to retain your current customer base and attract new customers. Don’t let the lack of a multi-million-dollar marketing budget, a… Read more »

The Glass Ceiling and why Companies Should Place Women in Leadership Roles

The phrase, “glass ceiling” was first coined by Marilyn Loden while speaking on a panel at the 1978 Women’s Exposition in New York. Merriam Webster defines the glass ceiling as: “An intangible barrier within a hierarchy that prevents women or… Read more »

4 Benefits of Outsourcing Your Payroll Needs

As a company leader, finding new ways to improve business practices, increase revenue, reduce costly errors, and increase efficiency plays a critical role in your responsibilities. Outsourcing various tasks, such as payroll services, can make a significant impact. Control Without… Read more »

Mid-Year 2019 Recruitment Strategies

A study that included 500 companies worldwide demonstrated how incorporating a well-defined recruitment strategy removes roadblocks to success and enables companies to: Efficiently fill positions Decrease turnover rates Increase employee satisfaction For the study, participating organizations were divided into three… Read more »

Employee Performance Reviews in a Multi-generational Workforce

In today’s workplace, one of the primary challenges that employers face is developing policies that adapt to multiple generations. It can be especially true when creating a strategy for performance reviews. Each generation has distinct characteristics concerning: ● Motivational factors… Read more »

Job Ads for a Candidate-Driven Market

Attracting, engaging, and securing top-level talent in a candidate-driven market is a challenging task – especially when there are time constraints. Don’t, however, let the pressure result in poorly written, ineffective job descriptions. Instead, streamline the description-writing process by creating… Read more »

8 Keys to Successful Onboarding

Don’t place onboarding at the bottom of your list. It’s easy to consider other tasks a priority, but failure to onboard well increases turnover, which means additional spent in hiring and training new employees. In the end, you will lose… Read more »

Business Continuity Planning

Unforeseen business disruptions, whether caused by acts of nature, equipment malfunctions, human error, or malicious intent, can be very costly for an organization. Some examples include:   Weather-related, such as blizzards, earthquakes, and hurricane  Power Outages: Blackouts, power shortages or… Read more »

5 Keys for Temp Worker Safety

Employers are responsible for the safety of all workers, regardless of their employment status. Your permanent employees already know the drill and follow safety protocols, but what about your temps? Do you have the necessary processes in place for this segment of… Read more »