Archive for the ‘HR and recruitment’ Category

Do you have someone in your office who oversees the dispensing of paychecks and other compensation needs, or do you have an outside agency handling such matters?

For most managers, having to fire people is a low point of their position. Truth be told, the situation promises to be slightly awkward and uncomfortable for each party involved, even more so for the employee.

A thriving business is within reach if you understand that hiring in 2013 improves business growth and performance.

In my job placement business these days we see an increasing number of applicants who are facing a career in transition in their professional career. Their long-time job has disappeared, perhaps their employer went out of business, their job was deemed unnecessary with advances in technology, or perhaps their employer did not have the resources to bring them back from a layoff.

The good news is that there are simple strategies that have been proven to boost employee engagement. Take the 30-day Engagement Booster Challenge

If you are in events, PR, media or even marketing, there’s a strong chance you have picked up some useful […]

What? How could a leadership coach say something like that you say? It’s easy. Listen to small business owners complain about customers who barter them down to a price proposal that’s unprofitable. Work with a small business owner who can’t tell you what their sales were for last year – but still want to make more this year and next.

“Oh no!  It’s that time of year.  The people in human resources want my employee performance reviews within the next […]

When an employee separates with a company, whether voluntarily or not, it’s important to have several procedures in place that enable the employer to conduct a meaningful exit interview.

Let’s look at the five worst employee engagement strategies (perhaps ever), and analyse just what these businesses should have done in order to boost morale and performance.