Posts Categorized: Management Best Practices

Easing Employee Anxiety in Times of Uncertainty

Easing Employee Anxiety in Times of Uncertainty - Opti Staffing

In the economy today, because of the pervasiveness of technology and the pace of change, uncertainty has become part of the business landscape. Companies have to deal with globalization, big data, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. The issues are more complicated, and the skills needed more sophisticated. This uncertainty has led to more anxiety among… Read More »

Preparing Your Company for Post-Pandemic Success

Preparing Your Company for Post-Pandemic Success Opti Staffing

The pandemic has brought some big changes. It has accelerated some trends and started some new ones. These are trends that companies need to prepare for to position themselves for success in a post-pandemic world. They include a big shift to remote work, an emphasis on company culture, and a renewed focus on soft skills.… Read More »

Five Employee Retention Strategies for 2021

Five Employee Retention Strategies for 2021 Opti Staffing

As we continue to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been some major disruptions in the workplace. Chief among them has been the switch to working remotely, as companies take precautions to protect their workers. Experiencing the pandemic has caused a shift in priorities among workers. They value the flexibility of working at home… Read More »

Culture Creation: Why Leadership Needs to Double Down on the Employee Experience

Culture Creation: Why Leadership Needs to Double Down on the Employee Experience Opti Staffing

What is the employee experience? Many believe it is simply another name for employee engagement. That is true up to a point. There is certainly a great deal of overlap. But the term encompasses more than just engagement. It covers pretty much the entire interaction an employee has with his or her employer and their… Read More »

How Are Leading Organizations Addressing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion?

How Are Leading Organizations Addressing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion? -Opti Staffing

Every company culture is different, unique to that particular business. The efforts of a company to develop a diverse workforce are an outgrowth of its culture, and, as a result, are unique to that company as well. A company cannot promote diversity simply by adopting some prepackaged set of initiatives. It’s not a one-size-fits-all kind… Read More »

How Are Finance and Accounting Professionals Guiding Their Organizations Through Uncertainty?

How Are Finance and Accounting Professionals Guiding Their Organizations Through Uncertainty? Opti Staffing

These days, companies need to navigate an increasingly complex economic environment, finance professionals need a broad array of skills – many beyond finance itself. These professionals need to to enable their companies to operate effectively and continue to grow. Here are a few Skills That Professionals Need to Develop 1. Technology expertise These days, everyone… Read More »

Five Soft Skills That Help Professionals Excel During Uncertainty

Five Soft Skills That Help Professionals Excel During Uncertainty - Opti Staffing

It certainly would not be an exaggeration to say that these are times of uncertainty. While there appears to be a light at the end of the Covid tunnel as more people get the vaccine, the economy has been severely disrupted. There has been a tremendous upheaval in the workforce as more people began to… Read More »

Training Strategies That Are Driving Industry Change

Training Strategies That Are Driving Industry Change Opti Staffing

To get the most out of training strategies, you need to tie them to talent development. This is more than just training. It involves leveraging the strengths and skills of workers to help them grow and reach their potential. Talent development is about giving employees opportunities to learn, explore, and expand their areas of interest,… Read More »

Leadership Tips for Engineering and Technical Professionals

Leadership Tips for Engineering and Technical Professionals Opti Staffing

How can a person be an effective leader of technical workers? People who are in leadership positions of technical professionals identified some of the most important skills needed to be effective. Most of the leaders – 80 percent – believed building trust with your team to be the skill having the greatest importance. This was… Read More »

How Businesses Are Leading the Way Through Cultural Transformation

How Businesses Are Leading the Way Through Cultural Transformation | Lyons HR

Cultural transformation is a wholesale change in the culture of a company. It is intended to revitalize the workplace, increasing employee engagement, and productivity. It is achieved by making structural changes to the way a company operates so that everyone in it feels a greater sense of commitment. The idea is to ensure that everything… Read More »