Should You Talk Politics in the Office This Fall?

Jenna SpinelleCompany Culture and Environment, Diversity, Interview for Culture Fits, Personality

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With the midterm elections around the corner, it can be tempting to vent around the water cooler or over Slack about the latest political turmoil. But, is that really what’s best for your company culture and work environment? There are sharp divides between Republicans and Democrats on seemingly every issue, but people from all backgrounds … Read More

6 Ways to Handle Employee Resignation With Tact and Ease

Stephanie TroianoCompany Culture and Environment, Employee Resignation, NewsLeave a Comment

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It’s always a bummer for your company when one of your star employees makes the decision to pursue another opportunity. She’s a top performer in the sales department who always seems to be ahead of her game, zestfully trains the new hires, and regularly boosts office morale. Now what? After you move through the five … Read More

4 Steps for Engaging Remote Employees

Stephanie TroianoCompany Culture and Environment, News, Remote Workers & EmploymentLeave a Comment

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Remote work offers employees various benefits to commuting to the office daily. We are living in a time where flexibility in our work schedules is continually rated as a high priority among workers, especially among the Millennial generation and younger workers. Last year, Toyota released plans to extend remote work to nearly 1/3rd of its … Read More

5 Ways to Manage Employee Absenteeism

Stephanie TroianoCompany Culture and Environment, Employee Development, Finding Top Quality Candidates, Interview for Achievement, News, The LatestLeave a Comment

a classroom of empty chairs

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, nope, it’s your chronically absent employee’s empty desk chair. Again. What will you do about Harold? Absenteeism is a major issue in the workplace that extends beyond personal illness. There can be several legitimate reasons that employees miss work and other, well, not so legitimate. In any case, how … Read More

Contacting Rejected Candidates

Stephanie TroianoCompany Culture and Environment, Employee Resignation, Finding Top Quality Candidates, NewsLeave a Comment

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Rejecting candidates isn’t an employer’s most favorite thing to do, but as a leader, it is a necessary part of the business. There are many different ways to go about contacting rejected candidates, and some are better than others. Decide which approach is right for you when it comes time to deliver the news. Rejecting … Read More

How to Deal When a Good Employee Jumps Ship

Stephanie TroianoCompany Culture and Environment, Employee Development, Employee Performance Reviews, Employee Resignation, NewsLeave a Comment

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Oh no! One of your star employees has decided to leave for another opportunity. He’s a top performer who always seems to be ahead of the game, boosts office morale, and cheerfully brings donuts for everyone each week. Now what? After you move through the five stages of grief and come to terms with this … Read More

How to Keep Remote Workers Engaged

Stephanie TroianoCompany Culture and Environment, Finding Top Quality Candidates, News, Remote Workers & Employment1 Comment

Person sitting on couch with laptop on their lap

Remote work offers employees various benefits to commuting to the office daily. We are living in a time where flexibility in our work schedules is continually rated as a high priority among workers, especially among the Millennial generation and younger workers. Earlier this year, Toyota released plans to extend remote work to nearly 1/3rd of … Read More