Help Your Employees Manage Their Anxiety

Collectively, we are experiencing some of the highest levels of anxiety in the year 2020. It makes sense. We’re faced with uncertainty every day over multiple concerns, so of course we’re feeling anxious. We may also be feeling grief or fear or other emotions that amp up stress levels and cause anxiety. If you see… Read more »

Are Your Job Descriptions Scaring Away the Best Talent?

It’s a dark and stormy night. Hundreds of candidates are reading your job descriptions right now, but the hair is standing up on the back of their necks. Why are they spooked by what they see on the page? It’s not ghosts or ghouls; it’s the job description itself. Are you scaring away the best… Read more »

How to Build A Successful Telecommuting Policy

As more and more businesses shifted to remote work at the start of the COVID-19 crisis in the United States, the workplace changed forever. Now, as we see the virus still gaining ground across the country, companies need to formalize some of the ideas hastily put into place at the beginning. So how can you… Read more »

Stay Interviews are The Biggest Things Since Exit Interviews

You’re probably familiar with the concept of an exit interview. This is where you will talk with someone who has provided their notice to find out why they’re leaving the company. But many organizations are now turning the concept on its head and conducting stay interviews. What are they and why do you need them… Read more »

How to Contact Employees on Leave

The workplace is a complicated matter these days. What was once cut and dry in terms of the rules of conduct are becoming muddier. If you’ve had to lay off employees while your company recovers from the impacts of COVID-19, what is an appropriate way to contact employees on leave? Whether you need to communicate… Read more »

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 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 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 »

Why A Recruiter is Your Best Friend

You’ve probably heard about partnering with a staffing agency to help you reach your hiring goals. Maybe you have regular short-term projects that need temporary help, or perhaps you need assistance hiring a hard to find skillset. A recruiter can be your best friend in the hiring process. Here are several reasons working with a… Read more »