Posts Categorized: Employers

10 Motivational Quotes to Give Your Team a Boost

Motivational quotes can be really powerful. They won’t speak to everyone at the same time, but an occasional quote or two will get your team fired up and drive them to power through, overcome obstacles and work to get your company to their long-term goals. Here are ten motivational quotes to give your team a… Read More »

Three Tips for Keeping Employees Focused in the Summer Months

Summer is the best! You gotta get to the pool, to the beach, to the lake, there’s no homework or school schedule to follow, just lots of unsupervised outdoor time—and an occasional Netflix marathon on those rainy days. Oh, except you’re not a kid anymore. You’re an adult and you manage a company. Suddenly, summer… Read More »

Four Ways to Get Your Employees Involved in a Workforce Safety Strategy

Happy National Safety Month! Workplace safety is absolutely essential for any organization. Accidents and injuries can be really costly. If an employee gets hurt, it can also be a huge setback for your team’s morale, not to mention bad for your company’s reputation. Prospective job seekers will be frightened away, and your current employees might… Read More »

Should You Hire a Candidate Who Doesn’t Meet All the Requirements?

Is there such thing as the perfect candidate? At the start of the hiring process, you’re envisioning a candidate who has the perfect combination of skills, experience, personality and work ethic whose references all check out and whose personality matches your company culture. With unemployment in the Victorville area at 5.8 percent, the candidates who… Read More »

How Your Business Can Prepare for Seasonal Staffing Needs

No matter the business you’re in, you need to have a staffing strategy in place to keep things running smoothly through highs and lows. Many industries have seasonal fluctuations where business increases, meaning they need to bring on additional staff. Preparing with a staffing plan covers your business so you are ahead of the game… Read More »

Four Things to Consider When Bringing On Temporary Employees Full-Time

The transition of a temporary employee to a permanent employee is an exciting one. If you’ve found an employee who excels in their work, fits in with the rest of your team and would make an excellent long-term addition, those are the types of employees you want to retain – so keep the ones you… Read More »

Don’t Get Fooled: Is a Great Interviewee Going to Make a Great Employee?

Let’s be honest, some people just interview really well. They’re personable and charismatic, maintain effective eye contact, and tell you everything you want to hear. They came into the interview and checked all the boxes when it comes to the skills required to do the job. But have you taken the time to dig deeper… Read More »

Three Skills Managers Need to Succeed in the Digital Era

The digital future is here and it’s exciting! The world is becoming increasingly digitized, and while we’re still far off from the science-fiction worlds built by Hollywood, the roles of employees and managers are changing. Machines and software applications are handling many more routine tasks, and bigger decisions are being driven by data. This means… Read More »

Building a Successful Team Starts by Building Connections With Your Employees

Your employees are one of the most valuable assets you have, and it’s important to keep them engaged, motivated and happy with the work they are doing. Authentic relationships with your team stimulate growth and innovation and enhance your ability to collaborate and communicate. Those relationships take time to build, and it’s not a quick… Read More »

Three Steps to Find Your Next Employee Quicker

When you have a vacant position in your company, it can put a burden on your entire team. The rest of your team has to compensate and take on an increased share of responsibilities. If you struggle to fill the position for weeks or even months, your business could fall behind and miss opportunities to… Read More »