Prepare Now: Keep your Business Thriving in the Holidays

Fall is prime time for business owners and corporate leaders to plan for the upcoming holiday season - a juggling act for leaders as they organize staff vacations, time off, office celebrations and festivities, and workloads. Keeping employees on target while maintaining their focus can be a challenge. If you implement a few of the [...]

Generation Z is Here: Is Your Company Ready for the New Kids on the Workforce Block?

A short time ago, Millennials were the new kids on the workforce block. Now, as Millennials move into management positions, Generation Z, born between 1994 and 2010, will begin to fill their seats. It’s time to prepare! Although each generation brings unique qualities and strengths to the table, this new group of incoming candidates has the [...]

Top 7 Qualities of an Administrative Professional

If you have watched almost any episode of Mad Men, then you know about the glass ceiling and stigmas of employment for women during the 1960s. Back then, one of the only jobs for a woman was as a secretary. In the more enlightened scenarios of today, not only the name of the position has [...]

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 [...]

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5 Reasons Why Some Jobs Are Tough to Fill

If you are an employer who is struggling to fill open positions, you might have trouble believing so many people are still looking for jobs. With the growth in the economy and new jobs, especially in the healthcare and technology industries, the competition for talent also increases; a problem with which HR managers are already [...]

Employers and Telecommuting – Statistics and Benefits

Based on an analysis of the 2005-2015 American Community Survey (US Census Bureau) data conducted by GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, statistics regarding telecommuting are: 50% of the workforce work at least part-time from home 85% of the workforce desires to work from home at least part-time 50-60% of the time, the workforce is absent from their desks and [...]

The Art of Motivating Contingent Employees

Motivated employees are foundational to successful companies. Ensuring your temporary and contract workers are as motivated as long-term staff brings excitement, positivity, innovation, etc. to your company’s culture and stability to your bottom-line. While most company leaders understand that fact, many struggle with implementing it. A review of Maslow's Theory of Hierarchy sheds light on [...]

Summer Job Season Is Heating Up: How Can You Find Student Workers?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports young people from age 16-24 flood the job market during late spring and summer each year. Why, then, can’t you find any young people who desire those summer jobs? The problem is, according to Time Magazine, it is getting more difficult to find students who are willing to work, [...]

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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