Sarita Harbour

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Sarita Harbour

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.

HR Challenges in 2018: Looking Ahead

January 11, 2018

7 Challenges Facing HR Departments in 2018

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 […]

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Workplace Wellness - Meditation

January 3, 2018

Workplace Wellness Programs Linked to Increased Productivity: Here’s Why

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 […]

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Blurred Lines: Sticky Holiday HR

December 18, 2017

4 Sticky HR Holiday Issues & How to Handle Them

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. […]

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Hiring Process - interview room

December 7, 2017

Is this the Season to Review Your Hiring Process?

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. […]

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Employee Productivity at Work

October 23, 2017

4 Ways to Combat Declining Productivity in Your Workplace

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 […]

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Collaborative vs. Competitive Culture

October 16, 2017

Competitive or Collaborative? How Your Corporate Culture Hinders or Helps Business Success

Does your business foster a competitive culture? While competitiveness is usually a good thing in the business world, encouraging competition between individuals or departments within an organization is no longer the preferred approach. Research shows that today many organizations are moving toward a more collaborative and team-based approach. The 2017 Deloitte Human Capital Trends Report […]

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