IDEAS FOR STIMULATING GROWTH IN OUR AREA

In these times of extreme stress and mixed emotions, we need the insight and out-of-the-box thinking, which could produce proactive and productive ideas and creations that would ignite the creative juices needed for positive outcomes.  There are those people, who possess a unique ability to conger up ideas and creations, that can stimulate fresh approaches, … Read more

Are Your Leaders Demonstrating the Best Values and Principles

Leaders Should Exemplify Good High Integrity There have been numerous people to negatively comment on our leaders of today, and though no one is perfect, our country’s leaders are often expected to be above reproach and hold themselves to higher standards.  This includes leaders who refrain from negatively commenting on other associate’s behaviors and actions.  … Read more

Efforts to Create a Positive & Progressive 2021

When developing a credible, efficient, and strategic plan for the future, a business or organization needs the insight and perspective of intelligent, progressive and experienced professionals, who can collaborate best practices to guide an organization to a solid path of a bright, successful future. The future is always full of unpredictable events and changes, which … Read more

When Should Your Organization Develop Strategic Plans for the New Year

When speaking with a group of experienced professional leaders and asking what specific plans have been researched and decided for their organization in preparation for 2021, surprisingly many  have not made any proactive decisions or preparatory plans regarding their workforces in 2021.  With many or most governing organizations delaying the release of any guidelines, requirements, … Read more

Initial Steps for an Effective and Productive 2021

Acknowledge Priorities & Appropriate Order Any organization needs a strong, strategic leader, who understands what it takes to a) locate the best-suited people with b) the most effective capabilities to c) accomplish those key points, which will elevate the energy in order to d) resolve those challenges that can bring about SUCCESS! Therefore, start by … Read more

Expanding on the Story of Chuck Yeager

A Continuation of Admiration of a Family and Historic Hero The Silent Hero from a Small Town in WV Chuck Yeager of Hamlin, WV Having grown up in the state of West Virginia, I was blessed with a grandmother who was the epitome of “grandmotherly love”.  She was not only forgiving, patient, supportive, generous, and … Read more

Characteristics of a Credible and Respected CEO/LEADER

As we initially discussed the idea of starting our own business, my husband, Bill Crigger, encouraged my becoming the CEO.  However, I thought he was joking.  I believed in the purpose and focus of our Human Resources firm, but I saw Bill as being more suited for that role.  Still, Bill insisted that I possessed … Read more

Hiring: Why Job Candidates Fail to Complete the Interview Process?

Since COVID-19 arrived, it is doubtful that you will see any public “Job Fairs”.  And that is only one change.  The pandemic has required a wide range of changes in business.  Interviews can be by phone or internet, or maybe by televised cameras, though more human resources professionals are finding it unusual and rather disappointing … Read more

Challenges for Human Resources Today

This experience with COVID-19 has caused so many challenges for companies and businesses, as well as individuals, but I suspect there will be more challenges yet to come.  Even with a vaccine, there will be no guarantees, and people will still continue to have doubts and fears about what could happen.  If you watch the … Read more

Good Relationship Building is a Treasure

From infancy, a child looks for someone to trust.  As you know, when that child is separated from the ones they trust, there are tears relating fear and insecurity.  A trusted relationship ranks quite high for most people, which follows us through our different stages of life.  This is also true in our business and … Read more