Tag Archives: Best Practices

Company Wellness Programs

While many of us made resolutions relating to health and wellness goals like losing weight, exercising more or quitting smoking, it is likely that most have forgotten or broken these resolutions by... Visit site for full story...

Effectively Managing a Performance Improvement Plan

Managing poor performance is the responsibility of both the employee and the manager.  To effectively manage poor performance, an employee must be accountable for their actions and managed towards... Visit site for full story...

Posting to Job Boards

When searching for new employees, job boards are an important tool to utilize. Making sure qualified candidates can find your open positions and easily access job descriptions and requirements is... Visit site for full story...

Paid Sick Leave

As an employer you have lots of decisions to make. Not to be overlooked is the decision about the paid time off policies that you put in place. Such policies (e.g., PTO, vacation, sick, parental... Visit site for full story... ...

Developing an Expense Policy

There are numerous expenses inherent to running a business.  Rent, inventory, salaries, supplies, insurance…the list of bills goes on and on.  No doubt you’ve tried several ways to keep costs low so... Visit site for full story...

Lay the Foundation for a Successful Performance Review

Do you cringe when it’s time to conduct performance reviews? Few people look forward to performance reviews regardless of whether they are doing the reviewing or being reviewed. Reviews (evaluations,... Visit site for full story...

Onboarding Affects Retention

First impressions are key—that is why the process of hiring the right people and effectively onboarding new employees is vital to an organization. The process of selecting the best candidates and... Visit site for full story...

Resolve to Keep Employees Engaged this Year

Setting business goals regarding revenue and profitability are common practice, but sometimes making a few resolutions to do small things differently can move you toward larger changes that will... Visit site for full story...

Get Serious about Recruiting

It’s tempting to hire based on skills and experience. Skills are black and white; you either have them or you don’t. Determining experience is as simple as asking what a candidate has done and for... Visit site for full story... ...

Financial Services Industry: Women Represented but Still Paid Significantly Less than Men

Salary discrepancies between men and women in any industry can be a touchy subject to discuss, but fortunately the data speaks for itself. According to the latest SMBeat, women make up 43% of the... Visit site for full story... ...