Work-Life Balance: The Power of Employee Benefits

Work-Life Balance: The Power of Employee Benefits

One of the biggest priorities in today’s workforce is maintaining a successful work-life balance. Employees are trading in their overtime and overworked 50-60 hour weeks by prioritizing their life outside of the office. Many organizations have noticed this shift and have altered their employee benefits packages as a recruiting tactic to attract new talent. Below are just a few new…
Managing Paid Time Off During The Holidays

Managing Paid Time Off During The Holidays

The holiday season is approaching and for many organizations that can mean conflicts with scheduling and an increase of PTO requests. With kids off school, family in town, and employees planning trips back home, you can expect most your workforce to submit leave requests and take advantage of your PTO policy. With that said, meeting your staffs’ requests can be…
How to Keep a Positive Attitude at Work

How to Keep a Positive Attitude at Work

Routinely, waking up every weekday morning to go to work is a struggle for most Americans. According to a recent nationwide survey conducted by Gallup, 51% of U.S employees reported being actively disengaged at work, feeling no real connection to their jobs or the work they do on a daily basis. This disengagement can make employment both physically and mentally…
Five Question Friday With Kris Dunn

Five Question Friday With Kris Dunn

Welcome to Five Question Fridays, the interview series that asks thought leaders, experts, and executives the questions that matter. Our last guest was Craig Bass, the CEO of Alexander Youth Network. Craig discussed a variety of topics, including the importance of community support for nonprofits and the value of HR technology. This week’s installment of our Five Question Fridays interview…
Prioritizing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Prioritizing Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

Diversity and inclusion in the workplace has progressed far from an initiative being driven solely by federal laws and compliance used to increase brand image. Diversity no longer encompasses simply gender, race, and demographic attributes, and has graduated to be inclusive of employees with “diversity of thought,” as well as those with cognitive differences. As the topic of diversity and…
4 Tips to Replacing an Employee

4 Tips to Replacing an Employee

When a staff member’s employment term comes to an end, whether it be voluntarily or not, it leaves a space in the workforce that must be filled. Employees are generally good about picking up the slack and taking on extra responsibilities while their organization searches for a replacement, but this can hinder the speed at which initiatives are completed and…
The Executive Guide to Leading Through Uncertainty

The Executive Guide to Leading Through Uncertainty

The feeling of uncertainty is more common in the modern business world than some may think. With constantly changing rules and regulations interrupting the way organizations go about their daily processes, employees look to their leaders on how to react and move forward. With that said, C-Suite level executives must be confident when leading through uncertainty. Uncertainty is also prevalent…
How The Role of HR Has Changed

How The Role of HR Has Changed

The role of HR has changed dramatically over the years. Traditionally, the role of HR consists of internal policy development and paperwork, logging employee hours, handling employee complaints, and drawing up contracts for new hires. Today, HR has transitioned into key decision makers in the boardrooms of small and large organizations all over the country. This role change has come…
Workforce Management of the Future

Workforce Management of the Future

The future of workforce management is constantly evolving. Just when you think you’ve implemented the most modern software, a new digital tool disrupts the industry. It is becoming harder and harder to predict the next big thing to change the way we work. With 2018 not too far away, many organizations have begun, or are beginning, to draft strategic marketing…
Top 3 Millennial Retention Strategies

Top 3 Millennial Retention Strategies

Employee retention is important for any organization that is looking for stability and growth. High employee turnover is not only expensive, but can also negatively affect the culture and overall environment of an office. With millennials being the largest generation represented in today’s workforce, it’s important that executives go out of their way to develop and implement millennial retention strategies.…