Promote Healthy Habits & Overall Well-Being

There’s more to investing in your employees’ well-being than doctor visits and co-pays. Intoday’s tough labor market, employers need to show prospective employees that their benefitspackage focuses on the whole person, not just the standard fare. One great way of showing you care about your employees is by offering Lifestyle SpendingAccounts (LSAs). These are fully […]

The 4 Ps of Communications

What is the number one skill employees feel lacks in their manager?  It’s communication.  And 97% of workers believe that communication impacts tasks every day.  Internal communications is about giving your staff the big picture and the tools to collaborate.  It helps show employees in different departments they are all part of the same endeavor, […]

6 Ways to Support Employee Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Recent statistics show mental health problems are now more common, affecting millions.  21% of U.S. adults experienced mental illness in 2020 – that’s 1 in 5 adults 5.6% of U.S. adults experienced serious mental illness in 2020 – representing 1 in 20 adults Having policies and practices in place to support your […]

HR Tech Trends for 2022

No matter the company’s size, its day-to-day needs can feel overwhelming for HR leaders, especially when faced with issues like team vacations and evolving role duties—or new responsibilities due to COVID-19. On top of that, many HR departments are small—they may even operate as a department of one—and have been stretched to the brink during […]

How do you know if your business is healthy?

Successful businesses may have struck some element of luck. They launched with a built-in customer source or maybe they entered a market when the timing was just right. A business that sustains a level of success, over a prolonged period of time, knows that luck will only take you so far. At some point, a […]

What will the other side look like?

Well, we’re here.  A new year, a new normal.  COVID-19 has reshaped the workforce and in turn, reshaped the HR Department.  For the past ten months we’ve talked about how the pandemic has impacted not just where we work, but how we conduct our business and manage the employee work/life balance. Since the release of […]

Q&A With Your HR Advisor

    With a workplace that looks quite different than it did 12 months ago, Hiring Managers want to know, “What are the 3 things I should focus on right now?”  Jamie Bierman has the answer and dives right in to #1.   Jamie Bierman continues her series on what guidance Hiring Managers are looking […]

Successfully position your business for the gig economy – Focus on these 4 factors

America was well on its way to establishing a gig economy and the pandemic is expected to throw it into overdrive.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported in 2017 that 55 million people in the U.S. are gig workers—those that do not have an implicit or explicit contract for long-term employment.  This includes independent […]

Effective Onboarding: Take the guess work out of starting a new job.

As employers seek new ways to attract and retain employees, effective onboarding is a key strategy. However, onboarding and orientation programs are often disorganized and complex, with too much information thrown at an employee. When evaluating an effective onboarding program for new employees, employers should step back and evaluate their onboarding process through the lens […]