Category: Human Resources

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,…

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…

March 2021, Human Resources

Handbooks: Better Safe Than Sorry

Top Six Must-Have Handbook Topics for 2021 The start of the year is a good time for employers to review their handbooks and ensure policies are updated with the latest employment and labor law developments. Notably, the COVID-19 pandemic may have prompted changes to employers' remote-work, paid-leave and other policies. Our team has outlined the six major changes we see being updated in handbooks for 2021. Remote-Work Rules For many…

February 2021, Human Resources

HR Answers Your Most Asked FFCRA Questions

In the everchanging landscape of COVID-19 and the workplace, our team has taken every opportunity to educate and inform our clients and our community about the options available to them. Whether it involves best practices surrounding health and safety requirements or how to obtain tax credits, our HR team answers the most frequently asked questions surrounding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and what it means for your business…

January 2021, Human Resources

Recruiting 101: Three Perspectives in Talent Acquisition

During a recent phone screen with a prospective candidate, we were discussing potential career paths when this individual stated how much she would love to have my job. She went on to state how rewarding and easy the job must be. Further, she stated that the recruiting process seems no more complicated than a client needing a new employee, a candidate needing a new job and a recruiter needing to…