Podcast: The Best Practices When Recruiting Remotely | Working With People

Len Adams, CEO and Founder of ACG Resources was invited as a guest on the highly respected Working With People podcast recently. Listen to the episode now and enjoy some key take outs you can use in your organisation to help you hire better talent faster. Harrison interviews Len about the best practices when recruiting […]

Best Ways For Managers To Motivate Employees

Employee motivation has a huge impact on their productivity and longevity in the workplace. The best companies staff themselves with the best managers who know how to maximize motivation. Such managers know that it’s not actually about motivating employees (at least not directly), but learning about what motivations already exist in their employees and directing […]

3 Reasons Employees Get A New Job Elsewhere

The average length of time an employee will spend with one company is shorter than ever. Gone are the days where an employee would get hired at a company, work 40 years at that same company, and then retire without every getting a job at a different company. The ongoing improvement in the economy and […]

Technical Skills Every New Hire Should Possess

In this day and age, most recruiters and hiring managers are looking for candidates who can hit the ground running and do not require a lot of training. One of the skill areas where many companies spend a lot of capital for training is that of technical skills. As each year passes, the newest round […]

Questions To Never Ask During An Interview

HR departments nationwide have to deal with constant changes in laws, policies, and other forms of guidelines. This is because they handle many forms of sensitive data or processes related to their employees, such as social security numbers, health/medical info, and anonymous complaints. One area where HR departments constantly have to keep a close eye […]

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 […]

4 Perks Businesses Offer But Employees Do Not Want

In the current business climate holding on to employees is harder than ever; and holding on to great employees is even harder than that. The mainstay of attracting and keeping employees is (increased) salary of course, but over time companies have found many other benefits and perks. For the purposes of this article, benefits are […]