Tips & Tricks Archives

4 Common Mistakes Made When Delegating

In a recent episode of the TV series Stranger Things, the four main characters, all young boys, show up at school on Halloween dressed as Ghostbusters. The problem is, two have dressed as Bill Murray’s character. When they argue about it,…

What Pay Range Data Can and Can’t Tell You

Many pay surveys routinely collect and report salary range minimums, midpoints and maximums. This data can provide helpful context, but it is also at risk for being misapplied by practitioners who haven’t the training or experience to correctly interpret the…

3 Damaging Myths About Top Performers

Those of us in HR and management spend a lot of time discussing employees — particularly those employees who appear to be struggling. We look for ways to support and encourage them, to boost their performance, and to incentivize them…

4 Tips to Help You Recruit People With Disabilities

Every business seeks improvement, whether that’s through bottom-line improvement or finding the best candidates to fill certain positions. Sometimes the two objectives go hand-in-hand, and actively seeking diverse candidates can help businesses improve both of these objectives. Diversifying your staff…

Happy Employees Are Good For Business

It’s highly beneficial for companies to create a happy, healthy work environment for their employees because, let’s face it, losing employees can be costly.  Turnover is a huge loss of time in a variety of respects. Wasted/lost time having trained…