Work Life Mental Health

Work life mental health

Work Life Mental Health Now is a good time to pause and reflect.  Each May we recognize Mental Health Awareness Month.  This is the month set aside to wipe away stigma about vocalizing personal mental health challenges and issues.  Employee mental health has become a workplace topic of increased focus and awareness in recent years. … Read More »

Is Brand Culture a Company Culture

Is Brand Culture a Company Culture Every customer experience is a memory. An impression in the mind that can stick for a minute or a lifetime. A positive experience can result in lasting loyalty. But a poor experience can almost instantly mean the end of a relationship.  Brand culture is effectively how a company’s employees live… Read More »

Attrition vs Retention

Attrition vs Retention No matter what industry you are in, it’s normal for employees to come and go. Although similar, employee attrition and retention are not the same but both are important HR Metrics for developing and managing a robust and productive workforce.   Attrition and Retention Attrition is the gradual reduction of a workforce as… Read More »

Metaverse vs Human Interaction

Metaverse vs Human Interaction The way we interact with each other seems to be changing at a lighting speed. Through history automation has improved our everyday lives.  Interactive voice response was introduced in the 1970s to help customers cut through the wait time and get patched straight through to the relevant person. Then in 1986… Read More »

The Candidate Experience

the Candidate Experience

First impressions matter. The Candidate experience is the result of every interaction the job seeker had with your company throughout the recruitment process, including attracting, sourcing, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding. Defining Questions We all know what it’s like to get pressing questions about the candidate experience from the officers of the company. Do we engage… Read More »

Ghosted

Have you been ghosted after an interview? What’s your next step? Consult a psychic? Pull out the Ouija board?  Today’s job seekers are complaining about getting “ghosted” by potential employers. Post Interview Ghosted This refers to when a potential employer or hiring manager completely stops communicating with you after your interview.  You won’t get email… Read More »

It’s a Fair Chance

Fair chance (or second chance) hiring practices reduce some of the roadblocks that make it difficult for candidates with criminal convictions to get hired. The Fair Chance Act gives candidates with a background who are applying to a federal job the same chance at getting the job as candidates without. Trying to build a life… Read More »

Just Who are They

I think we all know someone that has worked on ‘an assignment’ or did ‘project’ or a ‘gig’.  There are tons of people working in different capacities at companies that are not on internal payroll.  And these workers have  many terms, such as; temps, contract, leased, independent contractors or contingent workers. Whatever they are called… Read More »

Style or Personality

If you’re applying for a new position, interviewers might ask about your management style. Even if you’ve never had a leadership role, this question may come up. They don’t just ask about your management style when you apply for a managerial position. People approach tasks and leadership differently so you should expect to be asked… Read More »

Congrats – Now the Transition

Tips for a First time manager

As your career advances, it’s likely that you’ll experience managing people who were formerly your peers and friends. Try to remember that your transition will likely be as uncomfortable for your team as it is for you. This type of transition can be challenging even for the most accomplished and talented folks. It will likely mean… Read More »