Employee Management

Good News: Employees Still Like Each Other

It’s all about the love on Valentine’s Day. Massive amounts of flowers, candy, and cards are given out, to the tune of $19.6 billion (that’s $143 per person) spent by US consumers alone according to the National Retail Federation. The sounds of happy people sharing their heartfelt sentiments around the office are well underway. Even […]

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HR Writer Contributes to HR Magazine in Favor of Corporate Dress Codes

Corporate dress codes have been around as long as facsimile machines and mod office furniture. I’m pretty sure that the fashion show at work was pretty interesting before HR policies came along to crack down on potentially offensive attire. (Like our mothers’ too short mini-skirts and our fathers’ polyester leisure suits) There’s a reason they […]

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Update Onboarding Procedures by Transitioning to New Digital Technology

It’s time to update onboarding in the workplace. The “old school” ways of bringing new hires into the fold just don’t work well anymore. The war for talent is heating up and this means the competition is all clambering after the same top level candidates. Once they are hired, these are the very same individuals […]

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Flexible Holiday Hours Makes For Happier Employees

One of the toughest tasks that every company faces during holiday season is putting together a schedule that makes everyone happy, whilst also ensuring that enough employees are available each day. Flexible holiday hours are often the most effective way of striking that delicate balance, so let’s take a look at the benefits such a […]

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How to Manage a Team of Diverse (or Conflicting) Personalities

It can be a really difficult task to manage people especially when the people in question are a group of diverse and conflicting personalities. It doesn’t have to be so difficult particularly towards achieving a set goal. Below are a few tips which can be very helpful to people who wish to or are already […]

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Human Resource Career Advancement – Finally Getting Some Respect?

As an HR lady, I often faced a general attitude of disregard from executives. Back in the day when I was managing the people processes of a tristate manufacturing business, I can remember being left out of important decision making meetings by the management team and the owners of the company. The biggest problem was […]

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