How to Prepare for an Interview the Right Way

Preparing for a job interview is something every applicant needs to take seriously. It should include more than just using Google to find sample interview questions. If you want to rock your next interview and stand out from the crowd, you need to do more than just use a search engine. Analyze the position take… Read more »

5 Ways To Make Employees Feel Welcome Right Away

Everyone can agree that onboarding is extremely important for new employees. It helps answer questions, communicate expectations and introduce policies or procedures. Many experts agree that it’s vital to employees’ success at the company. However, in addition to the informative structure, it’s good to make employees feel welcome.This will boost excitement and enthusiasm right from… Read more »

4 Reasons Why Regular Staff Meetings Are Necessary

In today’s workplace, there are many ways to share information: email, instant messaging, phone calls and even text messages. However, one of the most effective ways to keep your employees up-to-date and working as a cohesive team is to hold regular staff meetings. Without regular staff meetings, many issues can arise, and finding solutions to… Read more »

Employee Recognition is More Important Than You Think

An important role of company leadership is motivating employees to do their very best. One way to do this, which is often overlooked, is to recognize your top performing employees. Praise and recognition help boost company culture and even contribute to a more productive company overall. The Benefits of Recognizing Employees  It’s a natural human… Read more »

Should I Be Checking My Employees’ Social Media Feeds?

As social media usage has become more popular, so has some controversy, which has lead to an increase in employees being fired over social media posts. To sidestep these conflicts, many employers are doing research on their potential hires through their published social media accounts. If you haven’t done this yet, it’s something many experts… Read more »

An Employee Just Resigned. What’s Next?

Even companies with the best company culture and positive energy experience employee resignations and turnover. It’s something you can’t always control. People resign for a variety of reasons: to further their education, move across the country or simply take advantage of a greater opportunity. Regardless of the employee’s reason to resign, there are some recommended… Read more »

Workplace Drug Testing – Should You Be Doing It?

Drug testing has been common for several years, peaking in 1996 when 86 percent of employers drug tested their employees. But since 2004, that rate has been steadily declining. It’s also becoming a hot topic among employers as the status quo is changing. There are several pros and cons to help you decide whether drug… Read more »

Are You Micromanaging? You Might Not Even Realize It

Everyone knows that a micromanaging boss hinders the progress of a company reaching its goals in addition to the day-to-day enjoyment of its employees. Both of these outcomes from micromanagement affect the motivation and performance of your employees and can create a negative environment. Are You Micromanaging Without Knowing? While most people don’t try to… Read more »

When Love Hits the Office

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but even without the greeting card holiday, office relationships can form. While romantic relationships suggest drama, they shouldn’t and there are policies that you can put in place to avoid such drama from affecting your company’s culture and productivity. Office Relationships- Dating and consensual relationships between employees are… Read more »

Avoiding Burnout in Your Employees

As 2017 begins, it’s the perfect time to look at how you can make the workplace a more supportive environment for your workers. Other than being good business practice, a healthy and supportive work culture can help your employees avoid burnout and stay motivated all year long. Why Employees Feel Burnout Coming off of a… Read more »