Author: Erica Brune

July 2021, 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, 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, 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…

Employee Benefits

Employee Retention/Stay Interviews

Retaining good talent is nearly as difficult as finding the good talent to begin with. Unemployment rates are at an all-time low, resulting in 74 percent of employers struggling to fill open positions while many applicants are receiving multiple job offers in demanding fields. Even if you are lucky enough to find your next hire, how can you keep them onboarded once they are trained and fully developed? Many employers…

Human Resources

Job Descriptions – An Employer’s Best Friend

Imagine that you show up to your first day of work for a job you’ve always wanted. You meet with your human resources director and they hand you a paper that details everything your job entails and what your new company expects of you. You excitedly sign the paper without hesitation. Fast forward a few weeks: You are in your supervisor’s office being reprimanded for not sending out weekly updates…