Sarita Harbour is a business and personal finance writer who comes from a long line of business owners. When Sarita isn't writing, she's homeschooling her younger kids and encouraging her older children as they continue the entrepreneurial family tradition.
Today’s human resources leaders face a unique and fluid environment when it comes to hiring and managing an organization’s workforce. In our fast-paced business/technology world and a changing job market, what new challenges face HR departments in 2018? Here are seven challenges facing human resources professionals in the year ahead: #1. Battle for Top Talent […]
Are you looking for ways to help your team members become more productive? If so, it may be time to introduce a workplace wellness program for employees. While you likely know that workplace wellness programs offer many benefits to organizations and individuals (such as reduced absenteeism and health insurance costs), the impact of these programs […]
Inappropriate party behavior? Leaving early each day? While many of us look forward to the holidays, this season also brings challenges to human resources departments everywhere. Here’s a quick rundown of some issues that may crop up in the workplace during the holiday season as well as some tips on how to handle them. #1. […]
As 2017 comes to a close with the holiday season in full swing, starting the new hire process for next year may be the last thing on your mind. Yet according to The Accounting Principal’s Holiday Bonus & Hiring Survey, the majority of businesses are in the midst of planning their 2018 hiring right now. […]
Is there a link between green workplaces and higher productivity? Science says “yes.” According to several recent studies, workspaces that meet “green” standards contribute to the better cognitive functioning needed to think clearly and work efficiently. So how exactly does this work – and just what makes a workplace green? And short of constructing an […]
If your organization has suffered from lower employee productivity levels in the past few years, you’re not alone. Recent studies and statistics indicate declining productivity rates in many Western workplaces. According to a recent study by Washington-based think tank The Brookings Institute, over the past 10 years productivity growth has slowed in both advanced and […]