17 10, 2018

Why AI Is No Match for HI (Human Intelligence) in Today’s Hiring Process

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making rapid strides in improving the ability to identify the best Inbound candidates. By Inbound, I mean people in your resume database, those who applied to your job posting, or responded to your email. But this same AI is less effective when it comes to identifying [...]

29 09, 2018

12 Signs Your Company Has An Enviable Workplace Culture

This article is an adapted excerpt from Fairness is Overrated: And 51 Other Leadership Principles to Revolutionize Your Workplace (Thomas Nelson, January 6, 2015). Many years ago I worked for a small organization that was effecting change on a national level. It was known for excellence, vision, and [...]

19 09, 2018

The New Construction Workforce: Smart, Ambitious and Ready to Learn

Are you a construction company worried about losing some of your best workers to retirement - younger candidates don’t seem to be lining up to apply for those open jobs?  The highly skilled workers of the baby boomer generation are retiring, yet millennials stepping into the work force are often viewed by [...]

16 09, 2018

Free HR Support for NC and SC Small Businesses

Always do the right thing. It’s the number one core value of our company. And right now, doing the right thing for us means helping small businesses in North Carolina and South Carolina that were impacted by Hurricane Florence. We are offering FREE HR support through October 15th for small businesses in NC [...]

15 09, 2018

Hurricane Prep for the Workplace

With recent hurricanes such as Harvey, Irma, and Florence affecting the southeastern U.S., it is important for employers to be prepared and make sure that employees know what to expect when it comes to inclement weather situations before, during and after the storm.  Employers can do this by having an [...]

22 08, 2018

When the Weather Outside is Frightful – How to Keep Your Employees Safe

With the widespread impact of recent hurricanes and dangerous seasonal storms, the safety of millions of Americans is in question. Conducting business during times of inclement weather, whether extreme temperatures, snow storms, flooding and/or natural disasters, can be a challenge for employers. Balancing [...]

8 08, 2018

The 4 Trends Changing How You Hire in 2018 and Beyond

Hiring talent has become highly transactional. The tedious candidate searches, the endless scheduling, and the repetitive screening can be inefficient and mind-numbing. It’s time for a new era of recruiting that focuses on the more gratifying parts of the job — the human part, the strategic part. Today we [...]

17 07, 2018

Technology Made Me Do It: How to Disconnect in the Modern Workplace

Ah, technology! What an amazing thing it is and continues to be. It has evolved so much in such a short time, and has completely transformed how we live and work. Technology is something that we rely on day in and day out in essentially all aspects of our lives. From phones, computers, tablets, TV, and even [...]

11 07, 2018

Health Benefits of Taking a Vacation

Most Americans who are given paid vacation by their companies don’t take all of it. In two separate surveys, one reported on by Forbes that was conducted by Glassdoor and Harris Interactive showed that only 25 percent of Americans take all of the their paid vacation days and one conducted by Skift said that [...]

28 06, 2018

How To Give Constructive Feedback and Avoid Common Mistakes

If you’ve been in the workforce for any length of time, you’ve probably been on the receiving end of a disastrous feedback experience. Like the manager who sent a flaming email in the middle of the night, ripping apart his salesperson's strategy in an earlier meeting.  So when it’s your turn to give [...]