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6 Tips to Improve Employee Retention

Today, so much attention is placed on hiring: how do you attract young talent to your organization? What does your employer brand look like, and how do you refine it? What is the candidate experience? But hiring top talent isn’t much of an achievement if you can’t keep them around. Employee retention and churn rates…

8 Types of Company Culture to Inspire Your Own

A company’s culture can be hard to define; most employees can exist in their company’s culture without ever giving any thought to what it actually means. But culture is extremely important to any organization, and could mean the difference between a workforce that’s engaged and one that has one foot out the door. So what…

How Do You Measure Employee Satisfaction?

Have you ever had a job where you counted the minutes until the end of the day from the moment you walked through the door? How about one where you didn’t mind staying late to help wrap up a project? Having employees who are engaged in their work is a huge asset to an organization…

Template: Hiring Process Checklist

Getting ready to begin searching for your next great employee? Hiring is exciting, but it’s also an involved process that’s full of potential missteps and errors. Start out on the right foot using this hiring process checklist as a template for your search. While this hiring process checklist is a good place to start for…

The Demand for Grand Rapids Human Resource Management

Why is Human Resources Important? The role that human resource management plays in every organization may look slightly different, but human resources, or HR, is vital to business success. Strategic HR planning and initiatives help improve employee engagement, development, and make business goals more human-focused. Human resources is a hot topic in the booming Grand…

What is HR’s Role in the World of the Remote Workforce

Telecommuting, working remotely, home-sourcing, telework – whatever you choose to call it, one of the biggest trends in many industries today is the rise of the remote workforce. With improvements in communication options and an increased focus on business opportunities that extend beyond geographic location, companies have begun to look beyond city, state, and even…

The Importance of the Team

What is a team? It seems like a simple question, almost to the point of ridiculousness. But what are the qualities that define a great team? Trust? Chemistry? Ability? Everyone’s gone through a team-building exercise at least once or twice, but what’s the point? The concept of the team is more than just a feel-good…

How HR Onboarding Can Help the Whole Company

You don’t get a second chance at a first impression – it’s an old adage, but one that still rings true. When it comes to hiring new employees, they’ll only ever have one first day, week, month, and year, yet many companies forget this, or simply don’t care. But making a poor first impression on…

Intentional Growth, Exceptional Talent

Great companies draw excellent talent with intentional growth. When a position sits vacant, it can be tempting to find someone to fill in quickly so that there are no bottlenecks in company productivity. But when you do that, you could be putting your company at risk. Instead, be sure that you’re hiring talent that has…

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