What’s Next for Employers?
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What’s Next for Employers?

Bruce Springsteen once said, “When it comes to luck, you make your own.” Don’t wait for things to happen.  Evaluate your organization’s culture, leaders, policies, and practices with a critical eye and take action. Recognize it will be a candidate market for our foreseeable future.  The United States has more jobs than available workforce for…

5 Reasons to Survey Your Employees NOW!
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5 Reasons to Survey Your Employees NOW!

Transformation is needed in U.S. organizations today. There is a disconnect between what businesses are doing and what employees need, combined with the reality of a long-term talent shortage. That puts you at risk of losing people — either figuratively because they are no longer engaged, or literally as they walk out the door.  You…

It’s Time for the Great Retention
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It’s Time for the Great Retention

Everything we have experienced since March 2020 has irreparably changed us, and we’ll continue to see that impact indefinitely in the workplace. Employers spent much time experiencing the Great Resignation in 2021. Now it’s time to pivot to solutions and evolve into an environment focused on retention. As Albert Einstein once said, “Life is like…

Benefits of an HR Consultant

Benefits of an HR Consultant

Considering whether you should partner with a knowledgeable, professional HR consultant does involve your budget. However, it also pertains to your organizational goals, pain points, time restrictions, and risk tolerance. Here are a few of the benefits of working with an HR consultant. Flexibility: By partnering with an HR consultant, you have an expert at…

It’s Time for the Great Retention
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It’s Time for the Great Retention

Everything we have experienced since March 2020 has irreparably changed us, and we’ll continue to see that impact indefinitely in the workplace. Employers spent much time experiencing the Great Resignation in 2021. Now it’s time to pivot to solutions and evolve into an environment focused on retention. As Albert Einstein once said, “Life is like…

End of the Road: Termination
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End of the Road: Termination

Deciding to terminate someone’s employment under any circumstances is complicated. The risk means employers must be thoughtful, fair-minded, and strategic. Termination on-the-spot without any investigation, conversation, or prior discipline often backfires. If the misconduct is severe, opt to suspend the employee pending an investigation, and carefully review all the evidence first. Make sure the organization…

If the Great Resignation is Coming, What Can You Do?
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If the Great Resignation is Coming, What Can You Do?

The Great Resignation movement is a source of much discussion among workers, recruiters, organizational experts, worried employers, and anyone who likes drama. . Just search LinkedIn for #great resignation, flick through TikTok, jump into a Reddit forum, or do a quick Google search. There is much hype, but where there is smoke, there is fire.

Empathy is Essential During Pandemic’s Tough Decisions
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Empathy is Essential During Pandemic’s Tough Decisions

Published in Union Leader: Employers have to show empathy while making tough decisions to maintain morale and avoid getting sued for their actions during the COVID-19 pandemic, a human resources specialist says. During a UNH Center for Family Enterprise & CEO Forum webinar on Wednesday, Amy Cann, managing partner at HR ROI Consulting in Portsmouth,…