Tag Archives: Changes

MANAGING ALL THE UNKNOWNS

Every new year is filled with LOTS of UNKNOWNS! The local and international economy is always experiencing unexpected events, which can be caused by politics, specific industrial events, and even the weather. Those wise business leaders will do all that they can to research and learn as much ahead as possible. A business leader may …

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What Can Employers Do to Prepare for the Unknowns

There are a lot of unknowns that are causing concerns for employers today. Most of these are out of the control of employers, employees, and customers. Still, employers and business owners need to think about what they can do to protect their businesses or strengthen their organizations as much as possible NOW. By reviewing what …

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THE IMPACT OF CUSTOMER SERVICE ON BUSINESSES

Of all the investments and efforts provided by businesses, where would you believe Customer Service Training ranks in that list?  Seen as a skill or role in a business, Customer Service often is given extremely little training or none at all.  The majority of business people have no idea what impact that Customer Service has on the bottom …

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What Are You Doing to Enable Your Workforce to be More Productive

If you are one who believes to keep all efforts and processes the same, ask yourself if the results and outcomes are the same, better, or worse.  If you are a business leader or employer and are one who doesn’t like change OR believes in staying with what has worked in the past, be careful — …

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How Can Our Outplacement Firm Assist with a Business Transition

How Can Our Outplacement Firm Benefit All Affected By ROBYN CRIGGER, CEO   After being in the industry of Outplacement and other various Human Resources-Related Transitions for over 24 years, I can tell you that we have yet to “see it all”, as new circumstances keep happening.  However, I do believe our company’s approach to …

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The Need for Change in Outplacement — Different Today than 25 Years Ago

When Outplacement was developed in the 1980’s, the loss of a job was not only devastating, but people didn’t know what to do, and emotions were “off the charts”.  Though always an emotional tidal wave for any position, the executives found it especially difficult to land another professional position.  Blue-collar workers found it a little …

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Retirement – A Glass Half Full

Past generations considered a “Retirement” as a Celebration of a Passage of Time, Hard Work, & Accomplishment.  Grandparents and parents seemed to take this period of life in stride and felt due their more relaxed lifestyle.  However, in more recent years many working adults have felt pressured to exit their jobs.  In addition, those exiting are …

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KEEPING UP WITH NEW ISSUES FOR HUMAN RESOURCES & COMPANIES

All generations experience a variety of issues that affect people in the workplace, and employers and human resources are expected to find ways of resolving any unfair or hurtful practices.  When the issues are more harmful or cause public concern, or are illegal, the government may step in to be sure employers are handling their …

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Why Is Team Building Important

Most companies have a process in producing their products or providing services.  In order for products to be made appropriately and with quality, employees need to be trained on constructing the items properly or providing the service in a specific order so the outcome will be as expected, meeting the clients expectations. This sounds easy …

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Strategic Planning – How to Make Such Efforts Productive

So many companies speak of being “strategic” or having designated professionals who help them to be “strategic”, but are the owners following such advice and making sure the workforce is doing what is needed to make this approach effective? Using a focused and strategic plan to strengthen and grow a business is a well-proven way …

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