How to Manage an Underperforming Employee

Managing underperforming employees can feel like fighting an uphill battle. If the employee isn’t taking direction well and you’re unable to commit to the time it takes to help them improve, you might think that it’s easier to start from scratch. But you hired them for a reason, and there is always an opportunity to… Read more »

Stay Healthy with National Handwashing Awareness Week

Did you know the first week in December is National Handwashing Awareness Week?   And, with COVID cases spiking around the country, keeping our hands clean is one of the best lines of defense. So, get your workplace involved and have everyone brush up on their handwashing knowledge.    Why Handwashing Works  When you wash your hands, soap molecules act like crowbars. They pry dirt, oil, and germs from your skin. In addition, soap breaks down the outer membrane of many microorganisms and… Read more »

What Defines a Great Candidate

Sometimes, hiring managers make the mistake of saying, “I’ll know it when I see it,” when they’re looking for a new candidate. They let their gut dictate the decision, leading to poor hiring choices and challenges once the individual starts work. There are other important details you should consider when making a hiring choice. What… Read more »