Human Resource Consulting Lansing Michigan

According to ManPower Group, in 2020, “Attracting and retaining skilled workers has rarely been more challenging as 69% of U.S. companies report talent shortages – the highest in more than a decade.”  This is great if you’re looking for a job, but it’s frustrating if you’re looking to hire high performers. Would you like to…

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The feeling of finding a solid candidate to fill an open slot on a team is typically a mix of excitement, gratitude, and relief.  The excitement and gratitude are self-explanatory, but the relief is felt because the hiring process, when done well, takes time and attention away from other responsibilities. I’ve made the common mistake…

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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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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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