Why selecting the best candidates NOW may define the future of your company.
Last month, Elizabeth Ambri, Branch Manager of Celebrity Lincoln and I conducted a workshop exclusively for Celebrity Staff clients on why managers should step back and evaluate their interview skills. We explained how doing so could benefit their company and offered specific
Loyalty and tenure: two words that rarely describe employees in today's businesses. These qualities were once commonplace in a time when pensions were common and identities were associated with a company, not a career choice. Ten, fifteen, twenty years were expected and anything less was frowned upon.
For those of us in the Midwest, the beginning of the year hit us hard with mounds of snow, in some places over two feet, and freezing conditions. With a little warming, we are now in a constant state of fog and gray. It is amazing how much the sun, or lack thereof, can impact one’s
As this challenging year comes to a close, are you looking ahead with hopes of what the New Year will bring? It’s easy to get caught up in media sound-bites that give cause for concern, so I thought we should look at some recent news reports that give us hope - and hopefully peace -
Fever, coughs and sneezes, OH MY! Flu season is here and with a new vengeance! Everywhere we turn in the news media today we are bombarded with warnings about H1N1 and the flu. Vaccination shortages, updates on the number of cases and warnings to stay home are almost a daily occurrence. We have
Employee recognition. Many companies realize that its true value rests in the people they hire and how they reward employee service. Recognizing a job well done can often be a determining factor in the longevity of staff and can have benefits far beyond tenure. Improved quality of work, reduced absenteeism, interaction with co-workers and overall