Tips for Effective Workplace Investigations – Part 2

Tips for Effective Workplace Investigations – Part 2

Business owners turn to HR firms when they want to protect their company and their employees. When an incident occurs, it’s important to be legally compliant. As seen in our previous article, Tips for Effective Workplace Investigations – Part 1, we gave you lots...

How to Handle Leadership Changes

How many of these articles say “communication is important”? Like, every single team-building blog talks about it. I don’t even see it anymore. “Communication is key” is so overused that my mind doesn’t even register the phrase when I see it, similar to “objects in...

Quick Tip: Language Matters

Managers and leaders need to pay attention to the language they use at work. This includes not joking about mental health conditions; “he’s acting crazy” or “she is nuts”. Strong leaders encourage honest and open conversations about challenges employees are personally...
Curbing Inappropriate Conversations in the Workplace

Curbing Inappropriate Conversations in the Workplace

Construction workers get a bad rap: inappropriate work talk is everywhere. Even if you have a “thick skin” and work with people you know personally, someone’s going to get way too comfortable and turn off their filter. Some things are obvious, but not to everyone. As...
New Employee Onboarding for Successful Retention

New Employee Onboarding for Successful Retention

You found a new hire. Great! What do you do with them? “Well, we really want to hit the ground running.” What does that even mean? The onboarding process sets your new hire’s expectations as well as determines how effective they’re going to be as an employee....
Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Emotional Intelligence as a term is understated and misunderstood. I’m not going to tell you to start each day with a hug for all your employees, but that sentiment really underlines how little most of us understand emotional intelligence. It isn’t about being a...