How Being Flexible Can Make You an Employer of Choice

Human Resource Consulting Lansing Michigan

According to ManPower Group, “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 improve your…

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An Easy Approach to Improve Your Life

HR consultants discussing a compensation project in Lansing Michigan.

Have you decided that you want to do something different in your life, turn over a new leaf, or start or stop doing something, but have been unable to make it happen? The path to improving your life is created by laying stepping stones one at a time. These stepping stones are habits, behaviors that…

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How to Reduce Stress with This Simple 3-Step System

An HR consultant practicing stress management at work.

Stress is a physical, mental, and emotional state of tension resulting from demanding circumstances. When there’s a perceived threat, the body releases hormones such as adrenaline that prepared our caveman ancestors to fight or flee from predators. It still protects us today by giving the ability to quickly jump out of the way of an…

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The Value of Abundant Praise at Work

A women being celebrated at an office meeting

A senior-level leader once told me she wasn’t one to give much praise so she needed to hire someone who didn’t need that.  So, finding someone with a high level of self-confidence went on my list of have-to-have characteristics of the candidates.  However, it got me thinking, is praise only for those with low self-confidence?…

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