HR Basics Archives

Would They Hold the Elevator for You?

“If you want to see the true measure of a man, watch how he treats his employees, not his equals.” J.K. Rowling When I read this quote, it was like preaching to the choir. I always found it amazing during…

3 Reasons SMBs Might Consider Outsourcing Recruitment

The idea of companies outsourcing key business services is gaining traction like never before. Small businesses, midsized companies and large conglomerates continue to integrate third-party solutions into their operations. And this adoption couldn’t be truer or more transformative than what…

Five Tips for Eliminating Workplace Misconduct

If you’re like most human resources professionals, you want to create a workplace where misconduct can’t thrive — and that starts with a strong focus on culture. Most people entering the workplace are looking for a positive, supportive culture. And whether…

3 Ways to Improve Your Leadership Consistency Quotient

Leaders unknowingly destroy trust, undermine productivity, increase employee stress, and decrease engagement through inconsistent behaviors and practices. Substitute the word “leader” for salesperson, administrator, teacher, coach or parent, and the statement still rings true. Recent research even suggests employees prefer a supervisor…