Cultural Diversity: A Long-Term Investment Strategy
Sep22

Cultural Diversity: A Long-Term Investment Strategy

Mismanaging cultural diversity in the workplace causes unhealthy tensions and a loss of team productivity. Your company’s is exponentially stronger with you foster an atmosphere of acceptance. While recently reminiscing about my life with a previous employer I am reminded of a time where inside two weeks I had one employee tell another she looked like Aunt Jemima”. Another employee to engage colleagues in a debate that Black people...

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3 HR Lessons from Hogwarts #Lumos
Sep09

3 HR Lessons from Hogwarts #Lumos

The purpose of this article is to embrace my comedic “vulnerability” of being a Harry Potter fan as a child to shed light on children that are facing very real vulnerabilities throughout the world. Hopefully, you will find “just a smidge” of entertainment in this post. Hogwarts HR It is no easy task managing the day to day operations of a human resources team, especially when operating in a world-renowned school of “Witchcraft and...

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6 Employer Branding Mistakes You Should Be Wary Of!
Aug09

6 Employer Branding Mistakes You Should Be Wary Of!

We all know that a strong employer brand is a powerful tool and this is why everyone is talking about it. It can drive more consumers to your business and push up your revenue graph even in high competition. A strong employer not only attracts the best talent, but it also comes up with unique strategies to promote the brand reputation. Although this can bring incredible changes in your business, it can also have some drawbacks if not...

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How HR Can Foster Workplace Happiness
Jun27

How HR Can Foster Workplace Happiness

What is the Role of HR in Workplace Happiness? Human resources are always in the constant pressure of building a great team for the company, with the main goal to hire the right people and to keep them in the workforce for as long as possible. To achieve this, there’s always an ongoing need for the management to keep employees satisfied and happy. This pursuit of happiness in the workplace turns out to be essential in ensuring a...

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5 Key Components to a Successful Job Listing
Jun23

5 Key Components to a Successful Job Listing

We live in a time of incredible competition when it comes to finding quality talent. In order to have your company and open positions stand out, it is crucial that you have a job listing that is compelling and attractive. Without it, you will fail to grab the attention and interest of job seekers that are qualified. In the end, you will find yourself inundated with irrelevant resumes, creating more work and worse results. The age-old...

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5 Pieces of Advice to Get You Ready for an Interview with a Developer
Jun09

5 Pieces of Advice to Get You Ready for an Interview with a Developer

As web-based technology becomes more and more important for businesses of all shapes and sizes, Human Resources (HR) managers need to be prepared to interview web developers. This can be a daunting task for HR managers in small to medium-sized businesses that don’t yet employ someone in this position. As the HR manager, you may find yourself unsure what to ask a web developer with a strong technical background. Therefore, HR...

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Pros and Cons: Offering Employees Stock Options
Jun08

Pros and Cons: Offering Employees Stock Options

To attract the best employees, you need to have a competitive compensation package. In addition to solid salaries, healthcare benefits and retirement funds, your employees may also expect stock options. As a way to get the employees invested in the future of the company, stock options are a worthwhile offering for both employees and employers. But stock options aren’t always a great idea. Because there is a risk attached to investing...

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3 Tips for Setting Time-Off Policies
Jun05

3 Tips for Setting Time-Off Policies

Paid time-off is one of the most important benefits to many employees. Having a great vacation package can help you stand out from competitors and attract better talent. But as a business owner, you need to get smart about the time-off policies you set. When you need to pay the salary of an employee for a day they’re not in the office, consider how that may influence your bottom line. Think about times when multiple employees may want...

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