TIP TUESDAY: The Psychology of Hiring & Retaining Top Talent

By Eric Frazer, Psy.D., Psychological Consultant for the Daily Advisor online Identifying the so-called soft psychological skills  of high performers can be challenging, especially when considering that many personality tests are outdated and don’t capture the emotional intelligence attributes of current and new (Millennial/Gen Z) workers in 2019. Those outdated tests told you that […]

TIP TUESDAY: New Research Shows Companies Willing to Hire Employees Without College Degrees

{excerpted from HR Daily Advisor online} A new online survey by Robert Half Finance and Accounting shows that the majority of organizations are happy to hire employees without college degrees and then develop them. Respondents revealed that a college diploma may not always be required for new hires in accounting and finance, especially when it […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACT: Attracting and Retaining Millennials & Gen Z

Following a year where geopolitical and social concerns gave rise to a new wave of business activism, millennials and Gen Z are sounding the alarm, according to Deloitte’s 7th annual Millennial Survey.z The responses of more than 10,000 millennials in 36 countries, and 1,080 GenZs in six countries, suggest that this is an ideal time […]

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Should We Bring Back These Old-School Office Practices?

{excerpted from an article in the Harvard Business Review online} Progress is good, and the business community has made real advances over the last 50-60 years. But are there elements of twentieth-century business culture that may be worth preserving? Beyond reading books and handwriting notes, what old school  office habits might be worth resurrecting? […]

WEDNESDAY WORKFACT: 8 Scientific Facts That Will Completely Change How You Work

{from The Muse online} There’s a lot of career advice out there, so you may be wondering: Is all of this stuff just anecdotal, or is there some cold, hard, Bill Nye-approved science out there to back any of this up? Lucky for you, we’ve scoured the internet for scientific facts about the workplace that […]

TIP TUESDAY: A New Employee’s First Day

An effective onboarding process ensures that new hires will feel welcome and prepared to take on their job, and understand the requirements of the position and performance expectations. Successful onboarding will also contribute to the likelihood that your new employee will become a long-time employee! The checklist below can help you outline your employee onboarding […]

WORKFACT WEDNESDAY: Injuries in the Workplace

Overexertion and falls account for more than $25 billion in workers’ compensation costs in the U.S. The leading cause of injury on the list, overexertion, was typically related to lifting, pushing, pulling, holding, carrying or throwing. Other exertions, which came in at number five, includes injuries due to bending, crawling, reaching, twisting, climbing, stepping, kneeling, […]

TIP TUESDAY: Linkedin Offers Unique Marketing Tools

{excerpted from an article by Jim Kendall from his blog and which originally appeared in the Daily Herald newspaper} LinkedIn launched, officially, in May 2003. A month later, the network had 4,500 members. Third quarter last year (2016, if your calendar is slow), LI had 467 million members worldwide; in the United States, LinkedIn membership […]