Posts Categorized: HR and Workforce Trends

Reaching Your Goals

There is plenty of advice out there on how to accomplish your goals. Setting goals and working toward them is considered a basic prerequisite to any success in life, and so perfecting this process is certainly important. One way to help you actually achieve your goals lies in the perspective you have toward them. In… Read More »

How to Motivate

An ongoing concern among managers is keeping their employees or their teams motivated. When you start a new project or venture, motivation and energy are usually high, and people are filled with anticipation and anxious to go. As the work continues, however, the initial surge of energy may begin to subside. What can managers do… Read More »

An Alternative to Exit Interviews

Often, companies conduct exit interviews when employees are leaving. These interviews are designed to find out the employee’s opinion about the operations of the company. But one problem with the exit interview is that it is after the fact, after an employee has already decided to leave, and so is of little use in retention… Read More »

How to Increase Your Productivity

We are constantly bombarded by demands at work, everything demanding our attention at once. And with the advancement in technology, more things than ever are coming at us faster than ever. Amid all the demands and distractions, we still need to maintain our productivity and effectiveness. But with everything we have to contend with, we… Read More »

Reasons Candidates Will Relocate for Work

Companies are constantly looking for the best talent they can find, and often the people they want may not be in their backyard but in a geographically distant location. If this is the case, companies may try to entice the person they want to relocate. If your company is in this position, what kinds of… Read More »

Do Your Training Programs Measure Up?

Every company touts the value of training programs and their importance, but when budgets get tight, they are often the first things to go. But this kind of attitude is a misguided one because training programs, if done the right way, can really help a company improve employee engagement and increase productivity. In order to… Read More »

Before You Fire Someone

Terminating an employee is never and easy thing to do. It is difficult not only because you are dealing with the life of a person and this person’s career, but there is also the time and cost involved in hiring a another person, which you want to avoid if possible. But it may appear that… Read More »

What to Put in the Job Offer Letter

After your company has made an offer to a job candidate, the next step is usually sending the person a formal offer in a letter. This is the last step in the hiring process, and there are several things that need to be included in the letter. Human resource experts say that companies should make… Read More »

Energizing Employee Engagement

 Recent studies have shown that only about 30 percent of employees are really engaged with their work. That means the other 70 percent either don’t care about their work and are simply going through the motions or are downright mad about their work environment. Companies realize the importance of having an engaged workforce. Companies with… Read More »

Interview Styles

Having a lot of good candidates to choose from for a job opening is an enviable position for any business to be in. But the flip side is that it becomes much more difficult to sort through them to find the best. In this case, the traditional interview may not be as helpful as you… Read More »