One of the best defenses that we have in waging war on COVID-19 is proper sanitization. As an employer, part of your role is protecting your employees as best as you can. Try these tips for increasing cleanliness in your workplace. Hand Washing: According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the first defense mechanism is
A skills gap occurs when employees or prospective candidates don’t meet the required skills and needs of a company. There is a wide variety of theories and debates about why, or when this is happening. Unfortunately, the solution can be challenging. For starters, knowing the skills your business requires, (and conveying that knowledge via adequate
Hey there! Congrats on your new job! Nothing quite beats the satisfaction of working, earning, and receiving the nod from the boss over a “job well done.” The question is… how does one receive such a nod? Being an employee is now the given – that is what you have just become, but becoming a good employee is
Last week in Part I, we offered insight to team leaders. Today, we are directing our thoughts to the individual team members. As an employee, you are part of a team. And whether you always enjoy it or not, being part of a team teaches us much about human interaction and ourselves. Being part of
As a leader in your company, bringing your people together into a strong team is part of your role. While every type of organization has a different objective and structure, there are some things that all great squads share in common. A Unifying Purpose In all likelihood, your team will consist of people very different from yourself
People, by nature, are motivated by rewards. We want to be recognized and will often work harder to attain accreditation. Therefore, it follows that an incentive program for your company is a great idea to stir up motivation amongst your staff. Studies show that a strong incentive program promotes engagement in employees as well as
“More than three million temporary and contract employees work for America’s staffing companies during an average week. During the course of a year, America’s staffing companies hire nearly 17 million temporary and contract employees.” American Staffing Association The unemployment rate for 2019 remained at 3.7 – the lowest rate since 1969. That’s a lot of
“The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great at whatever they want to do.” – Kobe Bryant On January 26th, the world was shocked at the sudden deaths of basketball hero, Kobe Bryant, his daughter Giana, and seven others in a tragic helicopter crash. This month, as “March
“A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches.” King Solomon In business, a ‘good name’ or in other words, your reputation, is everything. With today’s consumers – especially Millennials – putting stock in the values and the integrity of the companies they buy from, a compromised reputation directly affects the bottom line.
Talent-driven market. Skills gap. Gig economy. Low unemployment rate. These are the headlines that indicate it’s a challenge to engage and retain the workforce you need to thrive. Finding qualified candidates is a challenge. Covering the vacation gap is a struggle. Not mention filling in the gaps caused by turnovers. Fortunately, there’s a viable solution.