Category Archive: Office Life

Pros and Cons to Conducting Background Checks

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Background checks are a necessary component to running a successful company. Happy, productive employees can make a world of difference in the overall function of any business. Get the wrong people in the… Continue reading

3 Ways to Efficiently Screen Summer Employees

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To many businesses, it may not seem necessary to screen summer hires. Some may think it’s because seasonal employees are not in the workplace very long so employment screening is not worth it.… Continue reading

How to Avoid the Cost of Hiring the Wrong Fit

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Companies frequently end up with employees that just don’t seem to perform the way you thought they would. Reasons can range from new hires that don’t have the skill set they lead you to… Continue reading

How to Organize Employee Files

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Personnel files can cause plenty of headaches. Organizing them requires extra foresight and planning; however, failing to organize and maintain complete and accurate files could result in legal compliance issues.  

How to Build the Best Employee Team

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Building a team at your workplace involves company culture, pre-hiring planning, and post-hiring development.

3 Steps to Writing an Effective Job Description

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In a more competitive job market, an effective job description can make the difference in recruiting efforts. These three steps will help human resource managers as they craft their job descriptions.

9 Ways to Mitigate Office Drama

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Office drama happens in the best of workplaces. Fortunately, human resources managers can mitigate its effects with these 9 tactics.