Show Me The Money!

Show Me The Money!

Paul walks into the boss’s office. “Sir, let me get straight to the point, I know the economy is really down, but I have a couple of companies after me, and I would like to ask for a raise.” After…

Make Your Core Values Known!

Make Your Core Values Known!

  • July 15, 2014

By: Lyndsey Nelson We all know that hiring the wrong person can add up to lost time, productivity, and money to get a new employee on board and trained in their new role. This person may have had the right…

What Does It Mean To Have An Engaged Workplace?

What Does It Mean To Have An Engaged Workplace?

You have probably heard the term "employee engagement" in reference to various descriptors and trends for the workplace. But what does this really mean? And why do you need employees that are engaged? To us, engaged employees can bring a…

Walk Your Talk

Walk Your Talk

As the final installment in our four part series, this blog post is a natural ending to a great story. If you have been intentional, created significance and found meaning, then it is only fitting that you would have been…

Find Meaning

Find Meaning

In our previous posts, we have been talking about the steps to engagement. There are four steps and we have discussed the first two so far: 1. Be Intentional and 2. Create Significance. Making an effort on either of these areas will…

Create Significance

Create Significance

If you read the last post, you were introduced to the first step to engagement which is the concept of Being Intentional, where you were encouraged to consciously chose your words, actions and direction based on the question – “What kind…

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…