Tag Archives: Resourceful

How Is Your Business Using Technology to Prepare for the Future Workforce

Technology has become a major factor in business and will continue to play a critical role. However, the question may be how will business leaders and owners manage technology in order to benefit businesses and yet not let technology manage the owners and leaders? (Similar to the question: is the dog wagging the tail, or …

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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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What Does Poor Workplace Behavior Include & How Does It Affect a Business

When talking to a group of Human Resources Professionals recently about “poor workplace behavior”, some statistics were shared, noting that approximately 75% of women employees had reported experiencing some form of sexual harassment.  It is suspected that the number is really more.  Then there is also verbal abuse, which included taunting, teasing, humiliating, bullying, etc.  …

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Learning to Develop Mutual Respect and Professional Co-Existence Between the Generations

Each generation is determined to have their own identity, and our currently younger generations in the workforce are no different.  As a Baby Boomer, we insisted on dressing differently with hip-hugger and bell-bottom blue jeans, many of the girls wore “tops” that looked like maternity blouses, and then there were the mini-skirts — and we …

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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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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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Hiring Is Serious Business and Those Hiring Need to be Trained to do so Effectively

Too many take the “hiring process” too lightly.  Many think it is a matter of quizzing individuals and watching some sweat, as if the interviewer is “putting the screws” to a criminal.  That is NOT what the hiring process is about. There are specific approaches to help the interviewer determine if the job candidate is being …

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