The Simplicity Of Engagement – Part One

The Simplicity of Engagement – Part One

When you consider the concept of engagement, the first question to ask yourself is “just what is it exactly?” The term is tossed around a lot and people have a variety of definitions for it. Specifically in HR, when talking…

Creating A Culture Of Recognition

Creating a Culture of Recognition

  • March 6, 2014

Employee Appreciation Day has everyone talking about how to recognize their employees today, but what about the everyday? What about creating a culture of appreciation that lives within your organization? Recognition and appreciation are things that in today’s workplace are not always…

“If You Fail To Plan, You Are Planning To Fail!”

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!”

  • September 12, 2013

Image courtesy of cooldesign / freedigitalphotos.net One of the most important components of an effective recruitment strategy is your recruitment plan. Many times organizations attempt to fill a position without having thought through their plan and as a result, the process takes longer…

Top 3 Costly Mistakes When Hiring!

Top 3 Costly Mistakes When Hiring!

  • September 6, 2013

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles,  / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Engaged HR is often hired to help organizations navigate their way through the recruitment and hiring process. Through this experience, we have learned the good, the bad and the ugly ways to hire staff. Here…

What Does Your Name Tag Say?

What does your name tag say?

  • June 12, 2013

This week I have been staying at the Stamford Sheraton Hotel in Stamford, CT for some training and I just had to share this story with you! I was making my way through the buffet line during the lunch break…

Help!  My New Employees Burn Out!

Help! My New Employees Burn Out!

  • May 13, 2013

Has this happened to you? You hire a new employee and they are doing great! They are eager, competent and picking up on the work really quickly. You like working with them and things seem to be going great! Then,…

The Reluctant Online Networker – What’s That?

  • April 8, 2013

Have you heard of the term "digital influence"? Do you have it? With the explosion of social media, we are now "social networking" which means that we are connecting, networking and building community in a whole new way. We have…

Are You A Reluctant Networker?

Are you a Reluctant Networker?

  • April 8, 2013

Does the term “networking” send shivers of dread down your spine? Have you ever skipped an event because you just couldn't bring yourself to enter a room filled with people you didn't know? Perhaps you have stood at an event…

Work From Home? Apparently That Doesn’t Work…

Work from home? Apparently that doesn’t work…

  • March 1, 2013

Everyone has been all a twitter about Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer's recent memo telling all Yahoo employees that as of June they have to stop working at home and come into the office.  There have been all kinds of debate…

Building Your Employer Brand

Building Your Employer Brand

  • June 3, 2012

I notice that lots of agencies have produced new websites associated with the WorkBC program. There are some awesome new websites out there now and as a result the industry has taken a big leap forward with its online presence! Congratulations and…