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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…

In the Process of Recruitment? 10 Common Mistakes to Avoid

Recruitment is a long process with a lot of moving parts, so it’s easy to see how mistakes happen. But when you’re trying to find the best person possible for a position, one misunderstanding could become a huge setback. Here are ten of the most common recruitment mistakes to avoid: 1. Advertising a position with…

Should Your Business Leverage an HR Partner for Recruitment?

Hiring has long been seen as the responsibility of the human resources department, but more often than not, managing hiring strategies is only one of many hats worn by HR professionals, managers, and business owners whose days are already packed. But hiring new employees is so critical to a business’s operations, it can be a…

Solving for HR Growing Pains

A Startup Success Story Every company will experience growing pains at some point. When you start a business from the ground up, you start off worrying about where your next customer is going to come from and often don’t put as much thought into HR. But as a company starts to grow, the need for…

HR Tips: How to Write a Job Description

Recruiting and hiring new employees is a process that’s full of hard work. In comparison to interviews, job offers, and onboarding, writing a job description and posting may seem trivial and straightforward. But it’s harder than you think: a poorly written job posting can attract unqualified applicants and drive well-suited candidates away. Here are some…

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