What You Can Do To Help Reduce Stress for Employees

Getting the most out of your team requires a significant amount of savvy and tact. You have to play many roles, from leader to confidant to coach. Sometimes, you also have to fill the role of the therapist. The ability to reduce stress for your employees leads to significantly better results. It’s worth your time… Read More

The Best Video Platforms to Conduct Virtual Interviews

The coronavirus outbreak has forced many companies to adopt remote systems for their operational and recruitment needs. As a result, finding the right virtual interview platform has become a sudden priority at many organizations.  Choosing the right software is critical for keeping your hiring process on track during the COVID-19 emergency. However, the impact of the decision won’t end there.… Read More

How to Improve Your Customer Service During a Crisis

Customer service is about managing relationships. Unfortunately, it’s sometimes about managing crises as well. Knowing how to do both at the same time – strengthening bonds while working through difficult situations – represents a key trait for retaining clients over the long term.  That’s been one of the lessons of the recent coronavirus outbreak. With many industries thrown into disarray by… Read More

How to Create Your Own Face Masks for You and Your Family

The coronavirus outbreak has shut down many businesses and sent tens of millions of Americans into their homes. However, the quarantine isn’t total. Essential workers are still going to work, performing their usual duties. Meanwhile, everyone else still needs to venture out occasionally to buy groceries, run errands, or just to spend a few minutes in the sun.  Masks make… Read More

How to Prepare to Hire Again 

The coronavirus outbreak has impacted almost every business. For many, it has meant a complete shutdown. But the quarantines and lockdowns won’t last forever. Eventually, the economy will start to get back to normal, and you need to be ready to restart operations. In other words, you need to prepare to hire again.  Up-to-date statistics are hard to find due to… Read More

Maneuvering Your Job Search Through COVID-19 

Right now times are very uncertain, very stressful and even a bit frightening. The COVID-19 outbreak has not only caused a health crisis but an economic crisis, as well. In a matter of days, millions of people found themselves suddenly out of work. Millions more are weeks or even days away from losing their jobs, and millions more still are… Read More

Communicating with Candidates During a Crisis

Benefits of Maintaining Strong Communication With Your Candidates Through A Crisis Communicating with your candidates is always important, but maintaining strong communication with them during a crisis can set you apart from your competitors. Thanks to COVID-19, our economy came to a grinding halt in March, and businesses are facing unique challenges. On one hand, millions of businesses were deemed “non-essential” and were… Read More

Should I Allow My Employees to Play April Fool’s Day Pranks?

Work can be a serious, and let’s face it, dreary, place to spend eight hours a day. A little humor can help lighten the mood. However, jokes can turn bad very quickly. A poorly thought out prank Can lead to hurt feelings, reduced morale, and, in extreme cases, legal complications.  According to a Harvard Business Review… Read More

Are These 7 Items at Your Desk Ergonomically Correct?

In the movies, a “desk job” always refers to something safe. A cop or army officer will get one to avoid the line of fire. But while working in an office represents a less dangerous profession than, say, chasing criminals, there are still safety concerns to keep in mind. Among these are making sure your desk stays ergonomically correct.  According to government statistics, a… Read More

Why You Should Let a Recruiter Find Your Next Hire

Building a competitive team means getting the most out of every hire. However, as important as the recruitment process is, it can also represent a significant distraction. Partnering with a staffing agency can maximize your results while minimizing the cost.  A recruiter is a great resource for upgrading your approach to team building. By engaging an expert,… Read More