Encouraging a Team-Oriented Workplace in a Multi-Generational Environment

“Team Work” is a phrase commonly used in the workplace, defined as “the combined action of a group of people, especially when effective.” The process of encouraging a team environment in your company begins with first recognizing each person’s unique characteristics. Each person on your staff differs in appearance, personality and work ethic and has [...]

Hiring Managers: Plan Your Summer Staffing Now

Daylight savings time signals the end of winter. It’s hard to believe that summer vacations are just around the corner. Employee vacations can wreak havoc - to avoid the hiccups; you need to pre-plan. Taking steps now will help your business function without skipping a beat and eliminate potential loss of revenue caused by staffing [...]

The Hidden Treasure of Community Involvement  

The times are changing in the business world, and a company’s community involvement is no longer something that consumers and investors admire, it’s something they expect. What’s more, businesses that take an active role in the community by participating in events, sponsorships and other means can benefit in many ways. Cutting a check just doesn’t “cut [...]

Journey to Thought Leadership 

In our last blog, we talked about the core principles of leadership; Today, we’ll expand upon the leadership role and discuss the process of becoming a thought leader. What is a Thought Leader? For those not familiar with the term, a thought leader is someone who others declare an authority in a field, topic or industry. [...]

Streamline and Improve Your Hiring Process

Time is a precious commodity for hiring managers; to be more effective, you may want to begin streamlining your hiring process. As a result, you will uncover top-notch candidates in an extremely competitive field. Streamlining includes how you write your ad, where you post, how you find candidates, to the onboarding process. If a well-organized strategy [...]

How Outsourcing Payroll Can Benefit Your Company

No matter the size of your business, payroll is a primary function. Are you proficient in how you process your payroll? As you plan for the forthcoming New Year, reflect on a few of the detriments of in-house payroll processing and consider the alternatives that can have a positive impact on your bottom line. Benjamin Franklin [...]

Proven Strategy to Enter 2019 With a Bang

Planning and preparation are essential elements for thriving companies.  Are you ready to jump into 2019 with confidence and a clear, concise plan? Begin now with your 2018 analysis. SWOT: Before you establish an annual plan, perform a SWOT analysis – a valuable tool for evaluating your industry Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. The analysis [...]

6 Must-Know Tips for Employee Safety During the Holidays

Excitement rises as the Holiday season approaches. Decorations make their way out of the attic, and office storage, people scurry around in search of the perfect gift for family, friends, and office Pollyannas, while folks plan for holiday festivities. To say the Holidays are stressful is a gross understatement; consequently, the added stress and distractions pose safety threats [...]

Office Organization

Order creates a sense of professionalism and generates an atmosphere where team spirit thrives and opens the door to higher levels of productivity. It also invokes a feeling of confidence, competence, and control. Best of all, a well-organized office tells the world – well all who enter in – that here is a company/leader who [...]

Could You Be A Game Changer?

Do you have a desire to change the world? Does passion burn bright in you for every activity of your life, especially your work life? Then you have a game changer mentality. What is a game changer? A game-changer is a maverick: a person that effects a dramatic shift in the current way of doing [...]