How To Make Your New Hire Orientation Program Better

Having a candidate accept a new job offer is not the end of the road for a company to make a good impression, because everything that follows impacts the perception of the newly hired employee of the company culture. A great new hire orientation program can prep an employee for a long and productive career […]

How Business Owners Can Encourage Proactivity In The Workplace

Proactive employees are self-motivated and have a greater likelihood of solving problems before they even become problems or before they become bigger problems. This of course saves money, which is one of the reasons why companies hiring are looking for ways to encourage proactivity among their employees. Proactive employees are also typically happier because they […]

3 Secrets Of A Good Workplace Evacuation Plan

Being prepared for a potential hazard or disaster and being ready to evacuate if necessary is essential to keeping all personnel at your company safe. Panic and people running around chaotically should not be a part of any company’s evacuation plan because those things put lives at risk. Having an evacuation plan is a big […]

4 Ways To Keep Employee Morale High

Morale is one of those important pieces of a corporate culture that successful companies make sure to manage closely. A high morale means increased energy, productivity, profits, and more. A low morale means low energy, absenteeism, lower productivity, potential sabotage, and more. While every person may not be able to affect the morale of the […]

Working from Home and Successfully Managing through a Pandemic

In March, the entire world was turned upside down due to the Covid19 crisis. As it relates to the workforce, companies were in turmoil as shelter in place polices were implemented in most cities and states. Employers that had not previously adopted a WFH policy needed to scramble to set up the proper technology, policies, […]

How to Get Candidates Excited for a Job

Not every banking or finance job, retail, compliance, medtech job is as exciting as being a skydiving instructor or ice cream taste tester, but each one is equally important in the function of our society, but how does one get a person excited for a job? When trying to onboard a candidate, it can feel […]

When To Outsource Finance Jobs vs Hiring Talent

In today’s data-rich business environment, it is more difficult than ever for a business to keep a lid on the fact that it isn’t doing well. To remain competitive and prevent the (typically) fast downward spiral, many businesses have to look at whether to outsource vs insource, dealing with their resource issue in house or […]

How Much Does the Average Company Spend a Year Training Employees?

Training employees is one of the most important parts of running a business. This can make or break how well your company functions and the amount of revenue you make. Since it is so important, how much should be spent on training employees? How do you balance the amount spent on training with the amount […]

Four Ways to Reduce Employee Turn Over

Finding and hiring employees is a difficult and important process that every business has to go through in order to function. Since it is such an arduous task, it is important to do it right! That is why employee turnover can be so frustrating. After all of the work it takes to find, hire, and […]

Open vs. Traditional Floor Plans Within an Office: Which is Better?

Let me start by answering this question straightaway: it depends. The floor plan of an office needs to reflect the organizational culture and management style of that office. As with many of my prior articles, “business know thyself”! At one end, is the culture typified by a stable business model and mature market. The company […]