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How to Empathetically Manage Employees with Children During a Crisis

Working during the COVID-19 crisis has been a learning curve for almost everyone. With more employees working from home, companies need to consider new situations every day. Not only are people working remotely, but many are also at home with their spouses and children. When school was in session, albeit remotely, it was one challenge.… Read more »

The Age of COVID-19: Are You Still Laid Off?

Businesses all across the country are slowly starting to open up again, but what happens if you still find yourself out of work? There are some things you can do to spend this time wisely and make sure you’re in the best position to be hired again. Here are some practical things you can do… Read more »

The Benefits of Cross-Training Your Staff

As our country begins to emerge from the policies put in place due to COVID-19, many businesses are finding themselves struggling with staffing shortages. The truth is, this can happen at any time for any reason. Staffing shortages can be caused by vacation time, maternity or paternity leave, or sudden and unfortunate absences. How can… Read more »

Leadership Podcasts for Managers

Podcasts have been around for a long time and have evolved. What started as simple online blogs through the Apple platform has now become a phenomenon that rivals traditional radio media. There are a ton of podcasts great for managers to brush up their skills, learn new things, and stay engaged even as we adjust… Read more »

What, When, Why, and Where: The 4 W’s of Social Recruiting

Are you working with social recruiting in your business? This is the use of social media platforms to source potential candidates. But social media has its own ecosystem and rules of engagement, so you need to know how to navigate it for this purpose. That’s why we recommend the 4 W’s of social recruiting. They… Read more »

Live Webinar – Workforce Continuity Planning –Tactics to Deal With Sudden Workforce Disruption

                    Business continuity planning involves defining any and all risks that can affect a company’s operations, making it an important part of the organization’s risk management strategy. These risks may include natural disasters—fire, flood, or weather-related events, pandemics and cyber-attacks. While many companies have a business… Read more »

What Does Your Body Language Say During Your Next Interview?

There are a lot of things to consider in your interviews. You have to plan what to say about yourself, prepare to answer the most common questions, think of questions to ask the interviewer and consider the ways you’ll follow up. But there may be one more aspect to your interview that you’re not considering.… Read more »

Risks When Hiring From Your Competition

Have you ever considered hiring talent from your competition? It’s a perfect pool, right? You know they have the skills to do what you need, and you may not have to give them much training. But is it ethical? And even if it is, is it legal? Here are some things you should know, even… Read more »

What Does Your Job Description Really Say?

When you write a job description for an open position, it’s like the resume for the job. And just like you want the resumes from candidates to stand out, your job needs to do the same thing. When you’re creating a job posting to attract top talent, including millennials, how can you make it interesting… Read more »

Help! I Can’t get Hired

Even as we start to emerge from the effects of COVID-19 and shelter in place orders, we know that the job market may take some time to recover. If you’re struggling to find a new job by stepping up to the plate but hitting nothing but strikes, we hope this blog can give you some… Read more »