“Help! Vacation season is upon us . . . ”

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Anonymous In the next few months, some of your employees will pack up the family and venture out on the first real vacation they’ve experienced in over two years. Their excitement is palpable, and who can blame them? With travel being […]

WHY Talent Management Matters

You manage and track expenses. Profits would otherwise plummet. You manage building maintenance. The place would soon fall into disrepair if you didn’t. You manage marketing campaigns. Because how can you expect the desired results if someone doesn’t stay on top of the details? But is anyone managing talent? That whole business of hiring talented […]

Make Mother’s Day 2022 the Most Memorable Yet

Being a mom has never been an easy task. From gestating and birthing babies to the many years of teaching and nurturing, correcting and worrying that follow, motherhood can be a tough gig. Even in the best of times, let alone these past two-plus years, under a worldwide pandemic cloud. Still, moms go all out […]

Employee Retention Strategies—Part 4: Flexibility

“Start the retention process when the person is still open to staying and not after they’ve already told you they’re leaving.” – Jeff Weiner In 2021 as the “Great Resignation” raged across the country, stunned employers faced gaping holes in their workforce, and the job market posted record numbers in the employees-quitting-their-jobs category. The U.S. Bureau […]

Employee Retention Strategies – Part 3: Conflict Resolution

Conflict is inevitable wherever people share the same space, and the workplace is a prime example. Factor in the challenges and ever-lingering effects of a pandemic, and the groundwork is laid for a conflict escalation. While eliminating conflict is a pipe dream, strategies to manage and resolve conflict will create unity, improve production, raise morale, and […]