Category: EMPLOYER HOT TOPICS


Hire a Veteran: 7 Unique Skills Veterans Bring to the Civilian Workforce

The war for talent has never been more intense than it is today. The good news? There’s an extraordinary pool of available talent with a unique and valuable skillset – military veterans. Veterans are a special type of employee because they already possess many of the qualities today’s companies seek. Here are just a few […]

3 Mistakes That Make Good Employees Leave

According to a recent study, more than 70% of U.S. workers are considering or actively looking for a new job. Losing a top employee is every manager’s nightmare, especially in a tight labor market. Making efforts to improve employee retention should be high on every company’s priority list. So what makes a good employee leave, […]

The Impact of Mentoring Programs in the Workplace

In every field, a mentor can be the difference-maker in a career. The majority of accomplished professionals can point to a specific person who invested time, energy, and support in helping them navigate the workplace. An effective mentorship program allows business leaders to capitalize on their greatest resource – their employees. Strategically developing both new […]

Six Key Benefits of Workplace Diversity

Workplace diversity is much more than just a buzzword – it’s a major factor of success in the modern business landscape. To be profitable in a diverse, globalized marketplace, savvy businesses are making efforts to look more like the community around them. It’s not just about building a diverse workforce, however. To truly benefit from the […]

Four Ways a Staffing Agency Can Take Your Business to the Next Level

It’s no secret that good talent is hard to find – especially in today’s market. According to the latest data out of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate currently hovers around 4%. In fact, a remarkable 12 states recorded their lowest unemployment rates ever in 2017. In a hiring landscape where talent is […]

The Hidden Cost of an Understaffed Workforce

The common phrase “do more with less” can be executed successfully in a lot of everyday tasks. However, when you attempt to do more business with fewer employees, there can be serious consequences. When money is tight, many companies choose to downsize or cut back on staff without realizing the long-term organizational impact. At the […]

6 Tips to Find Better Candidates and Fill Open Jobs

Hiring new employees is a time-consuming and tedious process, and if you make a bad hire, it can be costly, too. Not only does it impact your bottom line, it can also affect office productivity and employee morale. While there is no guaranteed method for completely avoiding bad hires, there are ways to significantly reduce the risk […]

8 Steps to More Positive and Productive Conversations in the Workplace

Open and honest conversations are almost never easy, especially in the workplace. Coworkers often hide facts and sugarcoat realities to avoid confrontation. As a result, workplace communication can frequently become manipulative and counterproductive. As a leader or manager in the company, you can choose to create an environment where your employees feel free to have […]

Seven Tips to Empower Your Employees

The more you empower your employees, the more they will grow and succeed. The feeling of significance and trust leads to productive work. However, when employees don’t feel empowered at work, they’re unlikely to take initiative or be top performers. Here are seven tips to encourage your employees to take more responsibility while creating a […]

What is unlimited PTO and does it have a place in your workplace?

For employees, an unlimited vacation policy can seem like the ideal benefit. For managers, it can be the ultimate recruiting tool. A small but growing number of American companies are now offering workers the benefit of unlimited vacation days. Under these policies, employees are encouraged to take as much vacation time as they like — within […]

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