Author: Erica Brune

Human Resources, December 2021, Expert Advice

HR Planning for 2022

Like the years prior, we are heading into 2022 a little wiser than we were before. We have a notebook full of lessons learned and a mindset of change (preferably the good kind).  Whether you are looking to grow your business by a certain percentage or expand into new territories, planning is an essential part of business. Our HR and compliance experts have pulled together the top HR topics that…

September 2021, Expert Advice, Human Resources

The Great Resignation

In May of 2021, 3.6 million workers called it quits on their current jobs. During the height of the pandemic, people were fearful they would be laid off, but that is no longer the case as studies show 48% of the working population is actively job searching.  There are several contributing factors to why employees are looking to make a change: burnout, remote-work accessibility and growing number of open jobs. …

July 2021, Expert Advice, Human Resources

How to Attract and Retain Top Talent

The struggle to find quality workers who stay past the first week is real. More businesses than ever before are seeing an increase in turnover. In hospitality industries, turnover rates are at 5.6%, an all-time high and the highest rate across all business sectors. It’s time to diversify what you can offer employees when it comes to retaining and attracting top talent. Our team of recruitment experts has found that,…

June 2021, Expert Advice, HR

Training for a Better Future: How Employers Can Reduce Their Liability

In 2020, there were 67,448 harassment-related charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Whether those charges were related to racial discrimination, sexual harassment, age discrimination and/or disability status, the numbers show how much more work we must do.  Your company strives to create and maintain a work environment in which people are treated with dignity, decency and respect. The environment of the company should be characterized by mutual…

May 2021, Expert Advice, Human Resources

How Unconscious Bias Is Hurting Your Business

Unconscious bias, also called implicit bias, occurs when individuals make judgments about people based on certain characteristics without even realizing they are doing it. A recent study showed 64% of workers surveyed “felt they had experienced bias in their workplaces during the last year, and, of those, 61% felt they experienced bias in the workplace at least once a month.” Skin color, gender and age are generally what people think…