Fostering an Inclusive Work Environment

Fostering an inclusive work environment leads to many concrete benefits. It makes it easier to hire and contributes to better retention. Improved morale and enhanced team spirit can also boost productivity. Statistics underline the way heightened inclusion augments your business. One survey found that 67% of job candidates rank a diverse workplace as a major […]

Employee Benefits: Should I Change Our Sick Leave Policy?

The COVID-19 outbreak has made every company rethink its sick-leave policies. Whether or not your business had generous allowances before the pandemic, the coronavirus has put the matter into a new perspective. At the same time, it has forced businesses to evaluate their long-term stance on employee benefits. According to government statistics, about three out […]

Build a Workforce That Includes These Essential On-The-Job Skills

Essential. We all got used to that concept during the COVID outbreak. Whether it’s workers in key tasks or making sure we all had a big enough stockpile of toilet paper, the pandemic drove home the definition of “essential.” For businesses, this lesson extended to the skills possessed by their workers. Certain talents came to […]

What businesses have learned from managing and working remotely

With only a few weeks left before the end of summer, many businesses are still reeling from the challenge of working remotely. Managers and business owners alike have had the difficult task of trying to keep their business as normal as possible, all while supporting their teams now working in a new, disconnected environment and […]

Improving Your Hiring Process by Eliminating Hidden Biases

Of course, everyone wants to run an unbiased hiring process. Doing so ensures that you get the best candidate every time. (And, it should be said, eliminating bias is just the right thing to do.) But not all bias is obvious. How do you eliminate hidden bias from your recruiting efforts when those preconceptions are, […]

How to vet potential employees applying for remote work

Covid-19 has given many businesses a chance to reconsider the value of remote work. Whether some see it as temporary or others are viewing it as the wave of the future, businesses and staffing agencies mostly agree that there can be different skillsets found in those who thrive as remote employees as opposed to great […]