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With more than 20 years experience conducting investigations, I have learned many valuable lessons to ensure a fair, neutral and thorough investigation occurs. If you are faced with alleged wrongdoing, policy violation or inappropriate conduct, below are recommended st...

As we enter the Summer months, now is a good time to complete a human resource audit of your activities and make an action plan to be in compliance.

Employee Handbooks

When was the last time you updated your Employee Handbook. Policies should be reviewed at least every t...

Two of the most frequently asked questions I receive from small businesses are:

1.  How do I develop content that employees and candidates want to see?

2.  How do I keep up the momentum of posting on a regular basis?

Let's tackle the first question - developing useful con...

I recently returned from presenting a session at the Nonprofit HR Talent & Culture Summit on Employer Branding. At the beginning of the session, I asked attendees to write down the following:

1.  3 words that best describe employees at your organization;

2.  Share why yo...

When was the last time you checked your company's reviews on Glassdoor, Indeed or Comparably? Were the reviews favorable or were the comments posted by disgruntled employees who recently separated (and not on good terms)?

50% of candidates say they wouldn't work for a c...

February 14, 2018

I think most business owners would agree that people are your strongest asset. Yes, product line is important and customers should also be your focus, but good employees are truly the key to any company's success.

Richard Branson has famously been quoted as saying, "The...

February 7, 2018

83% of talent acquisition leaders say employer branding significantly impacts their ability to hire great candidates. Further, companies with positive brands get twice as many qualified applicants. Let that sink in!

Employer branding is just as important as product bran...

January 16, 2018

In the last two blog posts - Why Is My Employee Not Performing and Developing A Performance Action -  we focused on the employee's role in the performance process.  But what happens when you're the reason the employee is not performing in a satisfactory manne...

December 28, 2017

In an earlier post, we asked the question "Why Is My New Hire Not Performing?" If your new hire isn't developing at the right level, and you're not ready to let the person go, then the next step is to develop a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).  The PIP...

December 8, 2017

It's been nearly six months and your recently hired team member is still lagging in performance. Sure, there's a steep learning curve with any newly-hired employee, but you have this nagging feeling that the lagging performance means something more.  

Obviously, a perfo...

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