Some companies actively use drug-testing as part of their applicant screening process to prevent possible habitual drug users from joining the company’s workforce. It’s an effort to avoid employing candidates who’s mental and other abilities are impaired by the effects of drug use. In that situation, the person would be unable to fulfill the necessary […]
As an employer, you need your company and its workers to be productive. Keeping staff motivated, engaged, and happy on the job is hard enough—but when you factor in the many health conditions affecting the United States, balancing the challenge of keeping everyone healthy and happy so they can work (and you can save money) […]
As a business owner, you may find yourself constantly wearing different hats. One minute you could be writing a business plan, but the next minute you may be doing sales, marketing, customer service or even IT. Although this may be necessary initially in order to keep your costs low and your business running profitably, in […]
The movie Office Space should be required viewing for any business owner. It’s a cautionary tale of disgruntle employees that have become jaded after years of feeling like little more than a body in a cubicle. And that film was made 17 years ago. Today the way we work has dramatically changed as well as […]
Posted by Pamela Swift in Human Resource
Article Contributed by Lisa Michaels Hiring the right people is tough, but it can be even tougher to maintain a reliable workforce. The average worker spends about four years at each of his or her job, while the average millennial only stays for two years. Turnover is expensive, time-consuming and disruptive to workflow; according to […]
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