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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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Encourage Your Workplace to be Proactive, Sensitive & Supportive

This time of year most of us find ourselves being more sentimental and thankful for our many blessings.  We also have fond memories of family and holiday traditions.  When couples marry, each bring specific traditions into their home.  This may spill over into our work life.  Some may decorate their offices or desks, while others …

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A Healthy Community Includes Responsible, Respectful & Hard-Working Individuals

If you have lived in the Charlotte Metro very long at all, you have bound to have seen a LOT of changes in every direction of the Queen’s Center City.  Many older buildings are being renovated or demolished with new replacements.  The construction includes numerous residential home developments, large condos, offices, shops, and even parking …

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Leadership – A Critical Priority for Companies & Organizations

Last week the North Carolina Society of Human Resources Management had their annual conference in Pinehurst, NC.  Of the many Human Resources Professionals who attended, there were equally as many who did not attend, which is disappointing.  It seemed many companies and organizations did not support their HR Professionals attending this valuable, annual event.  With …

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TOP EFFORTS THAT EMPLOYERS PROVIDE BEING MOST HELPFUL TO EMPLOYEES

When talking with employees, who have experienced supportive employers, a key factor is for employers to not only talk to/listen to their employees regarding their concerns, but for employers to follow up and address these issues. There are multiple efforts and services employers can offer to help their employees, however, MANY employers never “follow through” …

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How Can Employers Improve Workplace Behavior, i.e. Bullying and Harassment

No matter what industry or business is your field, it seems there is some level of Bullying or Harassment that exists.  Even the settings make no difference, nor age or level of education or income.  The wide diversity of our workforce has only increased the number of poor workplace behavior situations. With each week that …

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How Would Employees Rank Your Company’s Hiring Process

The Hiring Process is “no piece of cake”.  Locating appropriate employees with the needed skills, experience, personality, and competencies, PLUS having proper certifications and education AND a clean background check is a lot of qualifications.  Of course, no one is perfect, but with all that some positions require, it may take not just dozens, but …

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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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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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