Workforce Planning – Why Flexibility is Your Friend During Uncertain Times

Currently, the economic landscape is creating challenges for companies in nearly every industry. Climbing interest rates, rising inflation, and fears of a recession make planning for the future daunting. This is particularly true when it comes to workforce planning.  Many businesses are short-staffed, but they’re also hesitant to bring on permanent employees during uncertain times […]

How to Show Appreciation to Your Coworkers

With Thanksgiving coming up quickly, many professionals are adopting an attitude of gratitude. While the main focus is often on family and friends, showing your appreciation to coworkers is a wise move. It helps you forge stronger relationships with people you engage with regularly at work. Plus, it can lead to a positive culture where […]

Staff Appreciation Can Go a Long Way This Time of Year

The arrival of Thanksgiving is a time when companies strive to express their gratitude for the contributions of their workforce. After all, staff appreciation can go a long way this time of year. It makes employees feel seen and valued, boosting morale, improving the culture, and leading to other gains.  Finding ways to recognize your […]

How to Get Professional Feedback to Grow Your Career

As the year draws to a close, many companies begin administering performance evaluations to their employees. While these are potentially valuable, performance evaluations alone aren’t enough to get the comprehensive feedback you need to grow your career in many cases.  Feedback is powerful, allowing you to find out more about what you’re nailing and where […]

Office-Appropriate Halloween Costumes

Many workplaces allow – or even outright encourage – employees to dress up for Halloween. However, ensuring your Halloween costume is office-appropriate is essential. While it’s perfectly fine to have fun, a bit of professionalism can ensure that your holiday attire makes a positive impression. Additionally, you need to ensure that your costume doesn’t impact […]

Are You Scaring Away Candidates?

In today’s labor market, companies can’t afford to scare away candidates. However, avoiding it can be surprisingly tricky, especially if you don’t view your candidate experience through the eyes of job seekers. Often, candidates have very similar priorities when it comes to employers. By ensuring you aren’t making any missteps, you’ll be able to secure […]