Human Resources

Suzy Fielders
November 20, 2019 - 5:03 pm
Sitting in an office all day can dull the senses. If your job requires any creativity at all, this can be disastrous. Even for employees who are not in super-creative roles, imagination, ingenuity and inventiveness are still professional skills you want to foster and encourage in the workplace. Don...
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Alaina Brandenburger
October 23, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Firing an employee is one of the most difficult parts of being a business owner. Before letting any of your employees go, be sure you are doing so legally. Human resources laws and other business laws can make it difficult to simply terminate an employee. You need to be certain that your reasoning...
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Valerie Heimerichs
October 15, 2019 - 11:00 am
Regardless of industry, location or size of your business, defining specific employee expectations is beneficial for both your company and employees. Employee handbooks should be created as soon as business begins, ideally before employees start their jobs. It is easier to establish policies before...
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Mark G. McLaughlin
September 26, 2019 - 2:45 pm
The human body was not meant to be sitting, let alone hunched over all day. Unfortunately, office work can be largely composed of just that. Prolonged sitting will have your neck, shoulder, back and other body parts eventually screaming for relief. Working with computers only exacerbates the strain...
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Lori Melton
September 10, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Whether sharing policy updates, hosting a planning or strategy session, or discussing important objectives and goals, meetings are a critical communication forum for businesses of every size. Today’s digital landscape includes a variety of apps that are designed to simplify meeting planning, which...
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Marlena Turner
August 21, 2019 - 11:25 am
When an organization has a great manager at the helm leading the way, success is imminent. A great manager makes sure all aspects of the business are maintained and run smoothly. They put the proper people in the right places and make sure they have adequate tools and training to help ensure...
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Jane Lasky
August 05, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Company leaders want to create an environment where their staff is working together as a cohesive unit. Small businesses can thrive when their employers create a collaboration of activities that establish stronger employee bonds and improve group cohesion. Creating an office environment where...
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Credit / Amy E. Powers
October 28, 2018 - 6:47 pm
"It is good practice to let employees take up to two hours of paid time off to vote"
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