Five Ways to Be a Better Team Manager

Being a manager can include lots of perks – a bigger office, more money, greater flexibility, more prestige and even bonuses. It is fun to focus on the benefits and easy to forget that managers carry an incredible amount of responsibility. In a 20-year study published in 2015, Gallup reported that “managers account for at [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top Strategies to Increase Employee Retention

Employee turnover is expensive and disruptive to businesses. To reduce employee turnover, managers must address why their employees want to leave. According to a 2016 article in the Harvard Business Review, “In general, people leave their jobs because they don’t like their boss, don’t see opportunities for promotion or growth, or are offered a better [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Engage With Millennial Employees

The May 2013 edition of Time Magazine splashed the title Millennials: The Me Me Me Generation across its cover to address the stereotypes of a group often labeled as overindulged, narcissistic and “trophied.” But, like it or not baby boomers and Gen Xers, millennials are here to stay. As of 2015, millennials became the most [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are You Effectively Engaging With Your Employees?

In First, Break All the Rules, Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman argue, “… if employees’ relationship with their managers is fractured, then no amount of perks will persuade employees to perform at top levels.” It seems to be a universal truth. Workers will achieve more if they like and respect their boss. This is easier [...]

By | October 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Top Tips To Retain Your Top Employees

It’s no surprise to any employer that turn-over is expensive. Industry estimates vary replacement costs from 30-50 percent of an entry-level worker’s annual pay up to 400 percent of a highly specialized employee’s salary. (ERE Media, 2015 – https://www.eremedia.com/tlnt/what-was-leadership-thinking-the-shockingly-high-cost-of-employee-turnover/ ). That’s money that no business wants to lose. There is good news though. Being proactive [...]

By | September 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How a Staffing Agency Will Be Beneficial to My Business

Why use a staffing firm? As a business owner or manager, you may have a do it all. Our company can advertise, screen resumes, check references, negotiate salaries and complete all that new employee paperwork. But when you really think about that list, it can be overwhelming. Here are a few ways a staffing company [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments