Author Archives: Admin

NOTICE: Distinguishing What is “Outplacement”

When businesses need to downsize or release employees, some businesses are sensitive to the stress and hardship this causes, and so they hire an “outplacement firm” to assist those employees affected and facing job searches.  Though unemployment is low, the competition for positions are often extremely stressful and intense.  In addition, those employers who are …

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Resource For Transitioning Executives

When a professional finds him/herself in a career transition, some of their employers may provide professional transition assistance, while others do not. However, whether the executive receives professional career transition support or not, each will still find that he/she needs regular interaction with other business persons, where they can discuss their journeys, experiences, and concerns. Most businessmen and women …

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FREE Monthly Career Transition Support Group Meeting

Please mark your calendar for the next FREE monthly Career Transition Support Group Meeting, provided by Compass Career Management Solutions if you are a human resources professional in a job transition.  It is scheduled for Friday, February 1st from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 6135 Park South Drive, Suite 510, Charlotte, NC 28210.  Please to go …

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Encourage Strategic Preparation for Transitions

Change & Transitions: HOW TO REDUCE THE CHALLENGE Compass Career Management Solutions has been Experts in the business of “Change and Transitions” since we began in 1994.  Yet, it is no easier for any business or people.  One of the key factors that affects the process and outcome is “Good Organization”.  The better organized the businesses or …

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Does Outplacement Make a Positive Contribution

It is not uncommon for companies to decide to make changes near the end of a year as they prepare for a new year to begin.  There are always many unknowns, which leave business leaders to question how to keep their businesses healthy and successful.  One of the employer’s biggest expenses is the workforce.  Therefore, …

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Pinnacle Award given to the Lake Norman SHRM!

Lake Norman SHRM won the award for the Small Chapters (10-100 members) in the Serving the HR Professional Category.  The “Serving the HR Professional” category recognizes excellence in activities that support and promote professionals with HR responsibility to be successful business leaders. There were only 10 SHRM chapter Award winners in the US. Bill Crigger attended the …

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Leadership, Engaging Employees & Listening

It has been noticed in the past and still continues, the lax taken on “professionalism”. What was considered “professionalism” and what many consider “professionals” today are quite different. How would you define “Professional”? Respectful, honest, experienced, polite, courteous, well dressed, neat/clean appearance, having good grammar and etiquette, follows a formal protocol, etc.? How many “professionals” …

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Monthy Human Resources Job Support Group

Compass Career Management Solutions provides a FREE monthly Human Resources Job Support Group meeting, usually on the first Friday of a month (except for holidays).  November’s meeting will be this Friday, November 2nd  from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and will be held this month at Providence United Methodist Church on the corner of Sharon Amity and Providence …

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Poor Workplace Behavior: What do you need to know?

You have surely seen all the press and hype about “sexual misconduct in the workplace”, but that is just the tip of the iceberg.  For decades and longer, women (and men) have had to contend with a variety of poor workplace behavior.  From taunting and teasing to extensive bullying, and our internet has given the …

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Leadership, Engaging Employees, & Listening

Observations Shared By Robyn A. Crigger, CEO Queens University has continued doing a VERY good job of providing their Annual HR Leadership Summit.  For those who have missed this, that is “their loss”.  Not only does Queens pull together excellent topics and speakers, but they also encourage Human Resources Professionals, who are interested in being the best …

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