Posts Categorized: HR/Management Advice

Posted by Beverly Smith

Before we can address how to stop procrastinating, we first must understand why we procrastinate. Procrastination is really nothing other than a mechanism our brain uses to protect us from failure or doing something we believe will be hard, difficult or uncomfortable. Ironically, if we never start or delay starting long enough, we insure that… Read more »

Posted by Beverly Smith

All success starts with the right mindset. Whether your goals are financial, career, relationships, spiritual, or physical. If you expect to succeed you must start with the right frame of mind. While it’s not complicated, it does require consistent effort. It would be wonderful if you could just state your intentions, say a few affirmations… Read more »

Posted by Beverly Smith

Whether you’re after loyal clients/customers and repeat business, or a dedicated, productive team who is loyal to your company, the key is to show how much you care. People never forget the way you make them feel: good or bad. Therefore, it is important not to ghost them after you’ve won their business or hired… Read more »

Posted by Beverly Smith

Building and maintaining momentum can help you get through challenges and make the most of opportunities. But it might surprise you to know that the best time to start building momentum is immediately after a challenge, the successful completion of a project, or landing a big account. All to often this is the time we… Read more »

Posted by Beverly Smith

Do you ever feel like you’re going 90 to nothing spinning a bunch of plates and trying to keep them from crashing down on you? Not only can that type of workload create a lot of stress and anxiety, but your priorities get messed up. You’re spending all your time focused on the everything but… Read more »

Posted by Beverly Smith

At this writing the labor market is tight. Businesses are struggling to stay fully staffed. It’s a challenge and we get it! Often times it feels like you are filling positions with temporary help only to refill them later. Whether the employee quits reporting or isn’t performing the job duties up to satisfaction, dealing with… Read more »

Posted by Beverly Smith

Your time and your money are valuable commodities. We get it! The last thing you want to do is to fill and refill a position several times. Nor do you want your inbox jammed full of dozens of resumes that don’t meet your hiring criteria! If you feel as though your staffing service is nothing… Read more »

Posted by Erin

All employees get tired sometimes. They stay late in the office now and then, or they pull an occasional all-nighter, or they face a tight deadline or a busy season that pushes them to their limits. When employees show regular signs of weariness, recognize these signs and take the time to sit down with them,… Read more »

Posted by Erin

After a long and comprehensive vetting and selection process, you finally hired an employee who seems talented and promising in every way. Both of you seem equally excited to begin your partnership, and you’re ready to extend your trust and give your new employee the benefit of the doubt as he learns the ropes. But… Read more »