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 [...]

Gratitude

Gratitude turns what we have into enough, and as Melody Beattie said, “Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow.” Thanksgiving tends to turn our thoughts and hearts to gratitude. We pause, reflect, and give thanks for the goodness we often overlook. We feel warm and happy inside [...]

By | 2018-11-20T23:45:45+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Look at Job Training for Workers in 2018

LinkedIn’s Workforce Report indicated January 2018 was the strongest month for hiring since last May 2017. Though these indications should make it a great time to be in the job market, the contrary can be the reality, as the skills gap makes it tough for companies to hire qualified employees. This “condition” describes when a [...]

By | 2018-07-24T23:02:31+00:00 July 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tips to Increase Employee Productivity

In some cases, a company’s revenue can drop because productivity falls off. If it is justified to blame productivity, there are steps an employer can take to increase productivity. Consider putting these tips into practice and see the improvement. Connection Establish employee accountability. Clearly communicated expectations and defined accountability roles will help employees work together [...]

By | 2018-06-05T02:19:12+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2 Job-Hunting Tips to Help Land Your Dream Job

Searching for a job is a different process than a decade ago. Technology is partly to blame, with the rise of social media marketing. Plus, multiple generations competing for jobs and each has a different idea about what they want from life and what is essential. Do differing generations now look for jobs in the [...]

By | 2018-04-23T20:16:52+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Employee Engagement

Low unemployment rates indicate a stable economy and booming business, right? But it also brings a new level of stress for companies as they battle to attract, and then retain the talent they need That’s where employee engagement enters the stage. It’s not just a buzz word – it’s the #1 tool for building a [...]

By | 2018-04-23T15:26:17+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mindfulness: The New Corporate Practice

Mindfulness: The New Corporate Practice As toxic stress of the capitalistic western world met the live-in-the-present nonjudgmental philosophy of the mystical eastern world, the mindfulness movement was born. What is mindfulness? Wikipedia defines mindfulness as “the psychological process of bringing one’s attention to experiences occurring in the present moment.” It occurs through the practice of [...]

By | 2018-02-27T01:05:54+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Candidate, Client, Georgia, Lingo, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Uncategorized, Virginia|0 Comments

Hiring Process vs. a Candidate’s Secret Sauce

Transparency has changed our society and economy.  When we want to know something, we merely type our question online and, presto, we receive thousands of replies. With explanations and visuals popping up in an instant, we scan/read until we get the answers that satisfy us. So why then, candidates wonder, is applying for a job [...]

By | 2018-01-22T21:35:42+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Holiday Gifts in the Workplace

Every December, people have questions about office policies and exchanging gifts. Should you give a gift to your boss? Should there be a spending limit? Is it even a good idea to exchange gifts with colleagues? Should you succumb to the additional stress that office gift exchanges add to your life? Tips for the Office [...]

By | 2017-12-11T22:39:27+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Tips to Help Build Great Work Relationships

We all want to do well in life, whether at home, work or play. But whether introvert or extrovert, developing those relationships that help us feel happy and successful is not always easy. When we consider how much of our time is spent at work every day, and how much our paychecks may depend on [...]

By | 2017-04-03T05:32:19+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments