Tag: hiring

September 26, 2023

The Importance of People

I had the opportunity recently to hire several salespeople. One of our new hires made the comment that they felt like they had moved into a neighborhood where they fit in and felt right at home. This was quite a compliment the more I thought about it. I never considered a company a neighborhood, but it made a lot of sense. We all want our […]

April 25, 2023

Are ‘Mature Workers’ Good for Business?

I have read many articles lately about hiring older people or inviting retirees back into the workplace. There seems to be a real debate about the value of older workers. As we know, hiring for most of us continues to be an issue. One of the new buzzwords is “mature workers.” Government agencies and groups consider mature workers to be over 50, according to an […]

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. […]