Sexual Harassment At Work: What To Do About It

Sexual Harassment At Work: What To Do About It

Are you dealing with the elephant in the room? Hear the term “sexual harassment” and every employer breaks into a cold sweat. Nobody wants to think that their team members are capable of behaving in less-than-admirable ways, and the feelings…

Why You Should Hire Candidates Who Scare You

Why You Should Hire Candidates Who Scare You

Don’t get us wrong…when it comes to employee work habits, safety is usually a good thing. Operating heavy equipment, running power lines, driving vehicles – all require a high degree of attention and sensitivity to safety. If that safety attitude…

Off-Duty Conduct – When Employees Behave Badly

Off-Duty Conduct – When Employees Behave Badly

Particularly for Millennials and Gen Zers, the lines between work and social lives are increasingly blurred. Social media platforms and smartphones continue to evolve (No Social Media Policy?), and the personal lives and habits of employees are often put on…

5 Strategies To Combat Complacency

5 Strategies to Combat Complacency

We’ve all witnessed this scenario: A team member who used to be excited to come to work every morning starts sliding. It’s not immediately obvious – they’re still showing up, and they’re still fulfilling the bullets in their job description.…

Employee Handbooks – What Not To Overlook

Employee Handbooks – What Not to Overlook

Are you finding that you are answering the same questions from employees over and over? Do you sometimes think that your “in the moment” answers are creating confusion and inconsistency? Luckily there is a tool that can be used to…

Are You Fully Leveraging Your EFAP?

Are you fully leveraging your EFAP?

Did you know there is a way you can support your employees as they address life’s challenges in a safe, non-judgmental and confidential manner? It’s called an Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and it is an important component to…

How To Compete When You Can’t Pay Them More

How to Compete When You Can’t Pay Them More

In an ideal world, we’d all have an endless queue of experienced, well-educated, “perfect fit” applicants beating down the door and throwing their resumes in our direction in their desperation to join our teams. In the real world, it’s becoming…

The Secret To Employee Retention: Stay Interviews

The Secret to Employee Retention: Stay Interviews

It’s no secret that it’s a tight market right now for qualified candidates. And for employers, this means that if your top performers are looking to leave, chances are good they’ll have an easy time finding a new position. Back-filling…

5 Ways To Fix Your Feedback

5 Ways To Fix Your Feedback

We all know it’s important to give feedback on how employees are doing, but in most cases, the way feedback happens isn’t all that effective. We place a huge emphasis on giving feedback and honing our methods of delivery to…