Is It Time for a Pay Analysis? Three Questions to Ask
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Is It Time for a Pay Analysis? Three Questions to Ask

Pay equity issues, rising pay rates, more job vacancies than qualified workers to fill them, and inflation. These are all consistent themes we’ve been hearing for some time that affect organizations, regardless of the industry.  What can you do to address these issues and related concerns? Reviewing your pay practices is a great place to…

Pay Secrecy and Salary History: What Not to Do.
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Pay Secrecy and Salary History: What Not to Do.

Let’s address one of the biggest employment elephants in the room: Wage discussions. If your organization is currently enforcing pay secrecy or asking candidates for their salary history, you need to immediately update your policies. Whether you have a section in your handbook, a stipulation in an offer letter, or you orally communicate your expectation…

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…

Upcoming Educational Webinars!
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Upcoming Educational Webinars!

Check out the amazing complimentary events sponsored by HR ROI Consulting! In March, we have an incredible nonprofit peer group event on nonprofit benefits and a desclating violence event open to everyone. In April, our nonprofit peer group will experience “Schoolhouse Rock” NH-style and all employers will have a chance to learn the top ten…

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…

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…

What to Do When an Employee Starts Crying in a Disciplinary Meeting
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What to Do When an Employee Starts Crying in a Disciplinary Meeting

It is uncomfortable to see a person cry, especially if something we said or did was the catalyst.  For this reason, many managers will delay difficult conversations to avoid the potential for conflict and any related emotions. However, rarely will avoidance resolve the issue. Early invention is the key to more effective constructive feedback and…

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.

2021 HR Considerations

2021 HR Considerations

If you missed our January 8th webinar on HR Considerations for 2021, please review our attached presentation below. The theme for 2021 is to become an intentional people-focused organization with your actions and strategies around a more personal candidate experience, an organizational personality, communications, leadership, support, EAPs, creative wellness programs, and benefits that address the…