5 Things to Learn from Employee Turnover

“Employee turnover.” Two words that can strike fear in the hearts of most hiring managers and HR professionals.   Today there’s serious pressure for business managers to engage employees and hit peak productivity. In fact, 56% of CEOs have reported that “recruiting and retention” are primary concerns – this coming before the COVID-19 outbreak.    While employee turnover can be costly for a business, it can also be an indicator of growth as an organization. Some employees will meet the… Read more »

The Importance of a Positive Candidate Experience During Hiring

Finding job candidates with the right skills and background is a top concern for recruiters and HR professionals. Once you find one, you don’t want them to getaway.  That’s why presenting a positive candidate experience during the hiring process is so important.  How important is it? Recent CareerBuilder findings have shown that 68% of candidates believe the way they’re treated during a job search reflects how the company… Read more »

3 Tips for Building Effective Workplace Communication

Communication is an important pillar of a healthy business. As a manager, team leader or HR professional, effective workplace communication is vital to creating and maintaining a positive team environment. The quality of workplace communication has a direct impact on the employee’s ability to collaborate, meet deadlines, and share new ideas.  Over the past several years major advances in technology have theoretically improved the ability for managers and workers to communicate. But are these technologies causing us to rely on them vs a more personal… Read more »

How to Reassign an Employee

As a business owner, manager, or human resources professional, it’s sometimes necessary to reassign an employee or employees to strengthen productivity gaps, increase morale, or diffuse potential personnel conflicts. As a business manager—especially in a smaller company—it may be beneficial to move employees laterally to increase a worker’s skills and create a more flexible team.… Read more »