The New and Improved Performance Review: Seven Tips for Success

Olivia TrompetaBlog, HR Management, HR Topics, Payroll Services0 Comments

Seven Tips for Powerful Performance Management In a recent Adobe study, 80% of employees said they prefer immediate feedback rather than annual reviews. And, in response to this, many companies are rethinking performance management, ditching the scary and ineffective “annual review” and moving towards more frequent and casual methods of measuring and communicating an employee’s performance.  While it may seem … Read More

Businesses Are Struggling to Hire—Here’s What You Can Do About It

Isabelle TobeBenefits Administration, Blog, HR Management, HR Topics, Human Capital Management, Payroll Services0 Comments

If you’re finding it difficult to hire employees, you’re not alone. Bloomberg reports that many small businesses are struggling to find people who currently want to work—in fact, 42% say they have jobs they can’t fill. The number of people quitting jobs right now is also higher than average.   One culprit is likely COVID-19. For reasons related to the pandemic, … Read More

How to Improve Your Job Postings

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A job posting is often the first impression a prospective job applicant has with your organization. It’s important for that impression to be an informative one. Your job postings should convey why someone would want to work for your company, what distinguishes your wokplace from other, what’s exciting about your mission and vision, what you have to offer, and what … Read More

How to Help Employees Communicate More Effectively

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In an ideal world, communication would be easy. We’d immediately know exactly what to say or write. Emails, Slack messages, and reply threads would practically write themselves. And there’d be no confusion about what anyone meant, ever. Of course, communication never works that way. We stare at the computer screen trying to decide how to begin an email. We misspeak … Read More

States and Municipalities Are Protecting Natural Hair

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With the recent addition of Connecticut, eight states and a number of municipalities have passed laws prohibiting race-based hair discrimination, also known as natural hair discrimination. CROWN (Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair) acts are laws intended to create and enforce legal protections so that employees don’t have to hide their racial identity by changing their natural … Read More