A Michigan human resource consultant having a mentor session.

Did you know that January is National Mentoring Month here in the U.S.? (Yep, there is a National Month or Day for almost everything!) The month is dedicated to focusing on supporting the positive growth and development of young people to help them become successful adults. As a person who spends her days in the…

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Human Resource consultants discussing a project.

How understanding the difference between being a supervisor, manager, and leader can help you grow your career! Are you a supervisor, manager, or leader? As you read articles and books, listen to podcasts, and watch videos, you’ll hear these terms, as well as the words, supervise/supervision, manage/management, and lead/leadership.  It’s important to understand them to…

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Human Resource consultants having a business meeting.

As the owner or leader of a small business or organization, you know there are legal compliance issues that come into play as soon as you hire your very first staff person.  Therefore, human resources (HR) functions must be performed. However, having a strong HR program goes beyond compliance tasks to create a more engaged,…

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