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Summer Wellness Tips: Healthy Snacks

July 13, 2012 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Lists, Hr, Summer Wellness Series, Tips, Health, Nutrition, Wellness
It’s easy to run to the candy bowl, or indulge in your favorite fast food when you’re stressed or just plain busy. So how do you stay full, without feeling guilty? In part two of our summer wellness series, we break down how to snack to your heart’s content during the workday, while still maintaining a healthy waistline.

How to Attract and Hire Recent College Graduates

July 13, 2012 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Tips, Training, College Grads, Hr, Recruiting, Retention
At the height of summer, when college graduates might be sitting on the beach and soaking up the sun, many are pounding the pavement looking for their first post-college job. This year’s graduating class began college at the height of one of the worst recessions in recent history, and are emerging to find a very different job market than their parents experienced at their age. And because of that, their priorities have shifted.

The ABCs of EAPs: Where to go when the going gets tough

July 31, 2012 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Health, Benefits, Hr, Eap, Wellness, Employee Assistance Programs
As we all know, we are living in some tough times. With all the economic issues affecting millions of lives—parents raising teenagers, couples facing the possibility of divorce, adult children having to care for elderly parents—everyday problems can quickly become overwhelming. So where can employees turn when they need a willing ear? Often, this help comes in the form of an Employee Assistance Program—better known as an EAP.

Motivating Employees and Managing Turnover: Building an Engaged Workforce

August 14, 2012 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Turnover, Motivation, Retention, Engagement, Hr
As every growing company knows, what separates you from the competition isn’t always your product or service. Often, it’s your people. Because of this competitive advantage, it’s essential not only to continue hiring talented individuals, but also keeping them engaged and motivated. Why is employee engagement and motivation critical to a company’s success? A big part of that is because these factors are linked to turnover.

The Dos and Don'ts of Recruiting Sales Professionals

October 9, 2012 | posted in: Human Resources | tagged as: Hiring, Sales, Candidate Qualification, Hr, Sales Recruiting, Human Resources, Recruiting, Interviewing
Recruiting salespeople means matching the most qualified individual to the available position, rather than simply selling the candidate on the job. Because I firmly believe that salespeople are the hardest people to sell to, when I recruit for sales positions, my motto is, “Tell, don’t sell!”