A man and woman shaking hands during a job interview.

Finding talented people for your team is critical to the success of your organization.  In this tough labor market, how do you stand out from the crowd of competitors vying for the candidate you want? One easy way is to promote the employee benefits you provide. In the race to post and fill an open…

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happy employees

I’ve noticed that Mother Nature is sending us earlier sunsets and cooler nights, giving us clear signs that the sweet days of summer won’t last forever.  Autumn is right around the corner. There are two predictable employee turnover spikes every year – spring and fall.  So, now’s a great time to be thinking about how…

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Have you ever been surprised when someone handed in their resignation?  Even if it wasn’t your top performer, a sense of panic likely set in while your mind raced to figure out how you’d find someone to take their place and how the work would get done in the meantime. Unfortunately, other dissatisfied people will…

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Two businessmen talking at a desk providing feedback to each other.

Supervisors are familiar with giving feedback. It’s part of the job to provide both formal and informal feedback regularly. But how often do supervisors ask for feedback on their performance? It can be difficult to give unsolicited feedback to others. It’s less awkward if a person opens the door by asking how they’re doing. By…

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