How to Hire Collaborative Employees

Being collaborative is an important trait for employees, and when companies write job descriptions, a form of the word often is sprinkled throughout. The reason for this is multifold, but the bottom line is the bottom line. A more collaborative environment often is linked to increases in revenue and profits. Similarly, companies recruit for candidates…

10 Reasons Employees Resign

Good managers know very well how expensive employee turnover can be and work diligently to keep those costs to a minimum. It is a fact that not every employee can be retained no matter how fairly they are treated, and some are actually welcome to leave. Below are the top ten reasons for employee resignations, along…

7 Steps To Engaging Employees in Corporate Social Responsibility

Looking for more engaged employees? One way to foster engagement at your company is through sustainability, also called corporate social responsibility (CSR). CSR goes farther than inviting everyone out for a day with Habitat for Humanity or offering volunteer time off. It means integrating your company’s mission and purpose with sustainable values, and supporting environmental…

10 Things Employers Should Do In the Wake of Hurricane Harvey

Natural disasters can have a devastating effect on companies and their employees. Here are the 10 things any company dealing with the aftermath of a catastrophic event should do: 1. Clarify division of labor. A natural disaster will have such pervasive effects, even the most seasoned leaders are susceptible to becoming overwhelmed. To mitigate panic…

How Human Resources Leaders Effectively Balance the Needs of the Company With the Needs of the Employees

A company is, and functions thanks to, its employees — at the heart of any HR leader’s job, this is what they know to be true. Their ability to have a foot in both their employees’ and employer’s world is ultimately what makes them great at their job. That’s not to say that there aren’t missteps…