Tag: hiring

January 3, 2023

Happy New Year! Time to Rethink Your Business

This is the time of the year when most of us plan for the new year. For many businesses I have approached, hiring more employees is still high on the list. To attract and keep employees, it’s important to plan for how to train and manage your new hires as well as your whole staff. An article I found in Inc. by Marcel Schwantes tackles […]

November 8, 2022

New York City Wage Law Protects Workers

New York City’s new wage law will have a very positive effect on employees being paid fairly within an organization. It will then roll across the country, and I think that is great! Here’s a simplified understanding of the law. Employers must show the wages of all employees within a work group. For instance, you have three secretaries in your office. They are paid $22/hr., […]

August 23, 2022

The Power of Thanks

With Labor Day approaching, this is a good time to say thank you to all your workers. Hiring continues to be an issue in our industry, which makes retaining your workers even more important. As such, it is vital to ensure that you create a culture of recognition in your business. Workers who are appreciated stay longer. We all enjoy someone who says thank you. […]

May 17, 2022

The War for Talent

I want to follow up on my last blog. One of the continuing issues I hear every day is the challenge of finding good people—as I keep reading, “The War for Talent.” With wage inflation an issue and a shortage of available talent, glass shops are all looking for ways to attract good people. One way is to outbid the competition. This decision can affect […]

May 10, 2022

What Do You Do When A Good Employee Asks For A Raise?

Paul Daniels wrote a great blog last week in our Tuesdays with Paul.  He wrote about an employee (let’s call her Paula) who walked into the office where she works (surprise…the company is Paul’s Glass Shop) and asks Paul, the owner, for a raise.  This happened in April of this year. Paul and Paula spoke for 10 minutes and Paula told Paul she would like […]