Why Small Businesses Thrive with Workplace Safety Programs

An office worker sitting at her desk on her computer next to her hard hat. She is following workplace safety guidelines.

Workplace safety is an area of HR that we regularly find our small business clients don’t have their arms around.  With everything it takes to run a business and to hire good employees and pay them properly, something has to fall by the wayside, and often, that something ends up being safety. Some industries have…

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5 Ways Top Supervisors Position New Hires for Success

In our March 1st article, I talked about spring turnover and how to approach it with a different mindset. Having to fill an open position on your team can be stressful; so there’s usually a huge sigh of relief once you’ve identified the right person. But for me, that feeling of calm only lasts until…

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How to Develop Outstanding Teams

If you have more than one person working on something, it’s just a matter of time before there’ll be conflict. From working with organizations employing small, medium, and large numbers of people, I’ve learned that as individuals with different likes and dislikes, we’re naturally hardwired for judgments.  Those judgments, if not managed, can lead to…

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