Business leadership discussing their diversity and inclusion plan at a conference table.

In 2017, hurricane Harvey laid waste to much of the Texas coast and devastated swaths of Houston. Texas-based grocery chain H.E.B. was running disaster relief stations, mobilizing its extensive supply chain and funneling resources to those in need – right alongside the Red Cross and Salvation Army. Why was a grocery chain running emergency logistics…

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Have you ever hired someone and later regretted it? Maybe you didn’t have much time to fill the job, so when one of your team members recommended her friend, who seemed awesome, you talked to her once and then offered her a job.  Within a few months, you could see that she didn’t have the…

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When unemployment is low it’s not only hard to find good people, but it’s also hard to keep them.  With so many employers looking to hire, competition for talent is fierce. You’re at risk of losing people in their first year of work through no fault of your own. New hires go through a predictable…

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Performance Evaluation

Raise your hand if you dread your annual performance evaluation.  Okay, stop waving your arm around; I see you!  I hear you!  I feel your pain! If you’re like most people, having someone judge your performance is nerve-wracking.  Although the majority of people agree there is some value in performance reviews, most would gladly skip…

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