How Ongoing and Diverse Training Benefits Businesses

Employee training is a crucial business strategy that is frequently neglected and undervalued. It’s possible that business owners may not invest the necessary time in properly training people, and that the staff will just want to get to work after learning what is necessary. Training is sometimes viewed by small organizations with little resources and few...

“Quiet Hiring”: A New Method of Hiring

“Quiet Hiring” In today’s world, “Quiet hiring” is the new method of hiring for many employers. Companies like Google are trying to hire people who work in overdrive, despite the fact that some people want to be on record as working in cruise control. More specifically, Google employs “quiet hiring,” a covert recruiting approach. It...

What is Human and Organizational Performance? Human and organizational performance examines the coming together of systems and people. Where as people are highly variable, systems tend to be static and constant.  These characteristics are very important to overall success.  We want stability and predictability in our systems, but we need variability in the people who...

How to Address a Messy Employee in the Workplace

When it comes to cleanliness, everyone has their own definition of what that means.  While some keep their homes spotless, others go weeks between cleanings and allow clutter to accumulate on tables, chairs, floors and just about every other nook and cranny. When a person’s space is shared with others those types of cleaning habits...

What If I Don’t Have an Employee Handbook?

  A company’s employee handbook is not required by law, and many companies choose not to have one even though many laws require employers to inform employees of their workplace rights. Despite these reasons, I strongly advise writing an employee handbook based on my experience in human resources for more than 15 years.   Communicate...

Workplace Harassment: The 411 with MCDA CCG, INC.

Sexual harassment prevention training is increasingly mandated in the workplace as a result of the #MeToo movement. Several states have such laws in place, including California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maine, and New York. Check out which employers are covered by the laws in these states, as well as the deadlines and other details. Despite technological...

In 7 Easy Steps, Learn How to Disagree

It’s inevitable that there will be disagreements. Competing interests lead to them. They can also occur when people have different ideas about how to achieve a common goal, even when they are theoretically working toward the same goal. Disagreements can provide great leadership opportunities for great leaders.   A disagreement can be turned into progress...

HR Workflow: Steps for Efficiency

HR workflow steps for efficiency is key to managing an employee’s life cycle as an HR professional. Being in charge of such a great deal of responsibility requires someone who can manage the work efficiently and be organized. HR professionals can effectively manage their daily workflows and see better results for themselves, their employees, and...

Job Seeking Trends

In the process of evaluating your next career move, job-seekers can use these trends as a reference. Also, they can assist us in modernizing our talent management systems in our companies, helping guide us through the new world of work.   A REIMAGINED APPROACH TO EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:   The Benefits of Education: A single professional...

When Should You Conduct an HR Audit?

Is your team performing routine HR audits? HR practices, systems, and policies that are ineffective can be detrimental to your company. If these criteria are not constantly examined, a company may find itself in violation of labor regulations. For example, suffering severe consequences for failing to implement an employee safety program. An HR audit can...

How Do I Know if I am HR Compliant?

  You are well aware of the importance of remaining compliant for the success of your business. While sometimes it’s easier said than done, it’s not always easy to keep up with everything.  Human Resources is the most important aspect of a business. In addition, you must make sure that your employees are taken care...

What Does it Mean to Be HR Compliant?

There have been many companies that have been fined, fined further, canceled their licenses, closed their operations, and had their licenses revoked for noncompliance. Reports show that businesses have lost an average of 4,005,116 US Dollars in revenue due to non-compliance. So, what does compliance actually mean? An organization’s commitment to compliance involves adhering to...

Employee Financial Well-Being Becomes Part of The HR Agenda

Employers are becoming increasingly concerned about employee financial health, once a taboo topic. HR professionals are key in spearheading health and wellbeing initiatives, because it’s a strategic HR priority. Employees are typically plagued by financial worries both at home and at work. Although it is one of the primary reasons for stress among workers, financial...

Effective Placements Services & Why They Are Necessary

Having the right employee in the right place will be beneficial to any organization. Employers who place employees correctly ensure that they are happy, and that absenteeism and labor turnover are reduced. Placed properly, employees are more productive and have a good relationship with their employers. Employers often seek candidates with knowledge and experience in...

The Four Day Work Week Bill & What It Means

There has been so much chatter lately about the bill that congress is trying to pass for a four-day work week. Now, you may be thinking “Oh, that’s great!”, not necessarily for a lot of people. It’s a very fine line of who’s all for it and who’s all against it.    It’s probably now...

Why Reputation Management is Important to Your Business

Whether you own or manage a small business, Fortune 500 company or multi-location firm, you need to maintain a positive online reputation to establish your thought-leadership brand and gain better online recognition. Online reputation management allows you to do just that. Reputation management is the practice of safeguarding the online reputation of an individual, company...

The What, Why and Benefits of Consultative Selling

Consulting selling is a sales technique in which the salesperson acts as a consultant to determine the customer’s needs. Rather than trying to sell a product, consultative selling focuses on establishing a relationship of trust between the salesperson and the customer. Consultants have been referred to as value-added vendors, need-satisfaction sellers, and professional sellers over...