Human Resource & Leadership for Small Business Blog

Employee Retention: Identifying Your Remarkable Employees

Posted on Fri, Feb 24, 2012

Do you know...What makes employees remarkable?? Being a business owner for over 20 years, I have had the good fortune of hiring, and supervising  some remarkable employees. You know them when you work with them. You wish all of your employees were like them. According to an article this month in INC Magazine, there are EIGHT QUALITIES OF REMARKABLE EMPLOYEES. for more

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Tags: HR Strategy, Employee engagement, employee retention

Employee Engagement Strengthens Your Workforce

Posted on Fri, Feb 03, 2012

 Did You Know...???
As a way of testing your knowledge as an employer in regards to your competitiveness as an employer in the marketplace…. hiring or thinking of hiring in 2012….here are some questions that progressive and strategic thinking employers should be able to answer…. And more importantly have a strategic plan in place to address!

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Tags: HR Strategy, Employee engagement, employee retention, Economy, training

It’s summertime…and the living is easy…or is it?

Posted on Wed, Jun 30, 2010

Sometimes it is NOT easy as most businesses are trying to do more with less and now vacation time is here so they are doing more with a LOT less!!

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Tags: HR Strategy

More Compensation Questions Arising as the Economy Recovers

Posted on Wed, Jun 23, 2010

We are seeing more questions about compensation as the local and regional economy recovers. I guess it is no surprise. I believe at least a couple of things are happening here. First, as the economy recovers, companies want to retain good employees/management and executives who have helped them navigate through the last two or more uncertain economic times. Secondly, companies who haven’t hired in a while want to see what salaries are out there in an attempt to pay equitably, but certainly not over pay for their open roles.

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Tags: HR Strategy