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HR Tasks to Start Off the New Year Right

The start of a new year is the perfect time to ensure your organization is compliant and prepared for 2017. Building off last year’s checklist, these extra tasks are a great way to make sure your organization starts 2017 on … Read More

10 Ways to Motivate Your Small Business’ Employees

How do you go about motivating employees? Successfully motivating your employees will help you achieve success within your business. Ultimately, you want to create an environment that allows your employees to meet or exceed expectations, whether this means fostering culture, … Read More

4 HR Considerations for Planning the Holiday Party

It’s that time of year to make plans for the office holiday party. You might already have the venue and costs locked in, but have you considered conduct guidelines for employees? For many, this is a great way to celebrate … Read More

The Importance of Company Culture

Congratulations! You have made it past the start-up phase and your company is starting to become a well-oiled machine. Your goals are aligned and you have stellar employees, but how do you keep them motivated? This is when a strong … Read More

Vacation Time vs. PTO: What’s the Difference?

Are you trying to decide whether to offer a vacation/sick time or a Paid Time Off (PTO) policy to your employees? Do you know the real differences in the plans? Understanding the specifics of each option is the first step … Read More

Conducting SMART(er) Performance Reviews

Establishing goals for future performance is an important element of the annual performance evaluation process. In broad terms, goals should be SMART, manageable in quantity (e.g. 4–6 per year) and address both business/career outcomes and personal development. Do you adhere … Read More

Leverage Social Media to Find Job Applicants

Every month there are 1.71 billion active users on Facebook, 450 million users on LinkedIn and 313 million users on Twitter. What does this mean for your business? Active job seekers, who have posted their career experience and other relevant … Read More

Conduct Your Team with Precision

As business owners, executives, and supervisors are all aware, managing employees is one of the hardest parts of running a business. You must balance their strengths and weaknesses, their personalities, and their skill sets, all while trying to earn and … Read More